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Zakat as a Socio-Financial Tool

Zakat as a socio-financial tool is used to circulate the wealth in the society from rich to poor. By disbursing zakat to the needy and poor, zakat helps create a caring society where poverty can be…

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Rural development

The chapter deals with the major trends putting pressure on rural dwellers in different regions of the world and push the student to reflect on if and how these shifts affect the lives of your…

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The devaluation of assets in Black American communities

In this lecture, learn about cities and neighborhoods and examine how assets, housing, businesses, and other structures can build wealth or can be diminished by racist policies. This video is…

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Measuring multidimensional poverty

What is The Multidimensional Poverty Measure? It is an index that captures the percentage of households in a country deprived along three dimensions of well-being – monetary poverty, education,…

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Conversation with Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law

This conversation with Richard Rothstein took place on February 24, 2021, as part of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs. They discussed Rothstein's book The Color of Law and America's…

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Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience - Trailer

Nature offers many solutions for reducing the impacts from disasters and climate impacts. This may include protecting forests on steep slopes, maintaining sand dunes along coastlines, wetlands to…

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Q&A | Gautam Bhan | 2017 Jan. 6

Gautam Bhan, an urban planner, answers questions on housing and urban development in the Global South. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Sustainable Cities – Trailer

Did you know that experts estimate an additional three billion people will live in cities by 2050? What will the impact be on the current world population – half of which currently lives in…

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Delivering Health Services

In this video, Rob Yates describes the issues facing delivery for health services, focusing on primary health care delivery and access. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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What is Urban Poverty?

This video is part of Module 3: How can we reduce urban poverty and make cities inclusive and safe? In this course learn about the major challenges currently faced by urban areas around the world…

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What is Affordable and Adequate Housing?

This video is part of Module 3: How can we reduce urban poverty and make cities inclusive and safe? Housing is the basis of stability and security for an individual or family. The center of our…

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Who Can Deliver the Housing We Need?

This video is part of Module 3: How can we reduce urban poverty and make cities inclusive and safe? Failure to incorporate urban priorities into the global development agenda carries serious…

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Universal Access to Infrastructure

This chapter introduces a new kind of capital, infrastructure capital, and explains it's importance in sustainable development. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Bubbles and Crashes

This chapter explains the financial bubble that occurs when a financial asset deviates from its fundamental value. In a financial bubble, there is a sudden price surge that doesn’t seem to be…

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Labor and Saving, Part II

Our total gross domestic product is available either for consumption or for savings: savings are evaluated in more detail in this chapter through various perspectives. An economy allocates the output…

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