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Conversation with Francisco Rodríguez, The Human Consequences of Economic Sanctions

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and economist Francisco Rodríguez as they discuss Prof. Rodriguez’s newest publication, The Human Consequences of Economic Sanctions. Prof. Rodriguez is an…

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Pillar II - Governance and Leadership

The first pillar of the Islamic development framework is building an objective-focused institutional framework that creates an enabling atmosphere for public policy design. It is critical as the…

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Emergence of Corporate Governance and Shariah Governance

The corporate governance mechanism stems from two major theories, the Shareholders Theory and the Stakeholders Theory. The Shareholders Theory states that the shareholders’ interest lies only…

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The Objectives of Islamic Law (Maqasid al-Shariah)

Islamic values and principles related to economics and finance can be broadly classified as ethics and legal rules. Ethical values concern moral teachings covering different aspects of behavior and…

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The Guiding Principles of Islamic Finance

Islamic teachings provide guidance in using resources and economic transactions within Islamic finance such as balance in use, avoiding waste and using the property without harming others, as well as…

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Conversation with Peter Lindert, Making Social Spending Work

Jeffrey Sachs and Peter H. Lindert discuss Prof. Lindert’s new book: Making Social Spending Work. Lindert’s new work brilliantly examines the history of public social spending around…

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Winners and losers in the global economy

In this video, learn about who benefits from economic growth and who's lost out, and what are the key constituencies in each group. There are always going to be winners and losers from economic…

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Formalization and Decent Work

This video examines the state of income and employment around the world, barriers to employment, policies to promote economic opportunity, and the future of work in our rapidly changing world. This…

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Planning and Financing for SDGs: Korean Experience

The planning mechanism in the Korean Experience. Plans come with different time horizons. Of course, almost every government in the world has a one-year "plan," which is its budget. When it…

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Tracing the Rise of a Modern Welfare State

Introduction about tracing the rise of a modern welfare state. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Global Perspectives on Change to Formal Employment

Looking at the world as a whole to assess these transformations of the economy and of employment gives a sense of transformations across primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors of economies. This…

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Q&A: Are there examples of best practice in Africa?

Are there examples of best practice in Africa? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Industrial Policy in the 21st Century: The Challenge for Africa - Trailer

According to The World Bank, Africa’s working-age population is expected to increase by nearly 70% by 2035. Without industrialization to create jobs, it will be difficult to achieve sustainable…

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Q&A: How to deal with the environmental challenge?

How to deal with the environmental challenges while increasing Africa's growth and development? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A: What role can existing African industry play?

What role can existing African industry play? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A: Will industries without smokestacks offer as much potential for growth?

Will industries without smokestacks offer as much potential for growth? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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