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EbA and Agriculture

This video is the first of three sector-specific insight units. In this video, participants learn about the importance of EbA for agriculture and food systems. This video is licensed under the CC…

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The Islamic Development Framework and Sustainable Development

The central economic tenet of the Islamic development framework is to develop a prosperous and egalitarian economic and social system wherein all the members of society can maximize their…

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Intangible cultural heritage and income generation

This chapter reflects on the contribution of intangible cultural heritage to generating income and sustaining livelihoods for communities, groups and individuals. Learners discover how local…

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Ethics in safeguarding intangible cultural heritage

This chapter introduces the ethical principles for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage, and how they relate to the ethical issues encountered in safeguarding. Common ethical issues are raised,…

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Living Heritage and Sustainable Development - Trailer

How is intangible cultural heritage – or ‘living heritage’ – related to sustainable development? Why is it important to keep heritage alive? Learn about the relationship…

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Economic growth’s relationship to poverty and inequality

This video explores the bigger picture questions about the size of an economy and how it links to poverty and inequality. More specifically, it talks about economic growth and the Gross Domestic…

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Is UBI a good idea?

One of the key policy areas that people are debating now, especially in light of the pandemic, is whether it is a good idea to introduce universal basic incomes. In particular, the pandemic rekindled…

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New inequalities of the 21st-century

In this chapter, we will explain the dynamics of inequalities in today's world, looking beyond income and beyond averages. What matters for development is not the money we make, but the…

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Fiscal policy, inequality and poverty in low and middle income countries

What is fiscal policy? Fiscal policy describes changes to government spending and revenue behavior in an effort to influence the economy. By adjusting its level of spending and tax revenue, the…

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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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Race and financial inequality

Systemic racism has contributed to the persistence of race-based gaps that manifest in many different economic indicators. The starkest divides are in measures of household wealth, reflecting…

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The evolution of the global middle class

The middle class which used to be a concept that was only relevant to a few countries in North America and in Europe has really shifted dramatically today to Asia. And that change in the composition…

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Defining inequality

This module explores the various definitions and measures of inequality. We're going to look at some of the trends in inequality, largely the income inequality trends, both within countries and…

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Measuring income inequality

In this video, you will understand various different ways of measuring income inequality. Learn about the most common graphs of measurement. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Global versus within-country inequality

We know that climate change will have a disproportionate impact on poor and vulnerable countries and people, including women and children. Their livelihoods are threatened by climate change, and poor…

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Convergence and poverty hotspots

You'll hear a lot about convergence as an important phenomenon in the discussion of inequality. And basically what convergence means is that, if there is convergence, inequality will tend to…

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