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Introducing Impact Measurement and Management

Impact measurement is quantifying effects directly or indirectly attributable to actions and it entails tracking performance against objectives and the resulting outcomes. Impact management is the…

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Introduction to Islamic Social Finance

Islamic social finance can be defined as “the branch of Islamic finance where the products and services offered are designed to achieve social goals with or without profit”. There is a…

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Disaggregating Productivity Gains

The digital era, throughout all of this technological change has been the principal long-term driver of the changing world of work public policy alongside has critically shaped how these…

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The Knowledge Economy and Its Future

In the fourth video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger outlines the characteristics of the knowledge economy and discusses what production processes must change in…

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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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Q&A: Is this realistic? Can industries like tourism and horticulture actually play the same role as manufacturing?

Is this realistic? Can industries like tourism and horticulture actually play the same role as manufacturing? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Can we broaden the options?

In this chapter, you will learn the role of product sophistication in the growth of an economy, how firms can play a role in bridging the income gap in developing countries, and whether there are…

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Is industry special?

In this chapter, you will learn to define 'structural change' and 'industrialization', understand evolving perspectives on structural change, including that of the 'new…

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An Inconvenient Legacy

This chapter talks about the role and the fate of smallholders, particularly in Africa, but also in other parts of the world. What is their position in terms of food production, food security, and…

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Modern Agriculture

Since 1900, agriculture in the developed world has seen large rises in productivity as human labor has been replaced by mechanization and assisted by synthetic fertilizers and pesticides and…

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Migration, Mobility and the Urban-Rural Continuum

This video is part of Module 4: How can we make cities productive and reduce inequality? Learn about migration, mobility, and urban-rural areas. Rural-Urban Continuum Codes form a classification…

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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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The Industrial Revolution: Population and Production

This chapter looks at the effects of the industrial revolution on the world population and the possibilities for production. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Production Possibility Frontier

This chapter continues the discussion of market economies by introducing the concept of the production possibility frontier. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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From Oil Well to Car: Markets, Players, and Extraction Process in Oil

How do oil and gas develop? This chapter describes the scientific process of resource extraction and its production into oil and gas. It also details the five major advances in technology in the…

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Globalization of Population Systems

In this chapter, Professor Sachs considers that globalization involves global production systems, in which many countries are engaged in the production of a final product (such as the case of…

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