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An age of rising inequality? No, but yes
Perspectives in International Development Seminar Series: Spring 2021 With a focus on income inequality, this talk asks the question, “are we living in an age of rising inequality?” It gives the answer “no” based on actual global outcomes, which...
  • global development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Dyson School
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Perspectives in International Development Seminar Series: Spring 2021 The agri-food system of today will have to evolve to feed 10 billion people sustainably by 2050, and more beyond. What are the lessons from the past in exercising leadership...
  • global development
  • Department of Global Development
  • agriculture

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Development Sociology field seminar Existing global water and sanitation data obscures challenges to household access in cities in the global South. In response, this work analyzes water and sanitation infrastructure and service access in 15...
  • global development
  • Department of Global Development
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Polson Institute for Global Development Seminar Bolivia’s 2019 presidential election led to a huge upheaval and radically different perceptions on whether the political dynamics at play represented a fraudulent election or a classic coup d'état...
  • Polson Institute
  • Polson Institute for Global Development
  • global development
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Keynote address with author Dr. Monica White, associate professor of Environmental Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison In the late 1960s, internationally renowned activist Fannie Lou Hamer purchased forty acres of land in the...
  • Global Development
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Department of Global Development