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Owen Barder
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Development economist, runner, cyclist, geek
Development economist, runner, cyclist, geek

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Why are podcasts back in fashion? And if you are interested in development and economics, which podcasts should you be listening to?

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Would you buy a driverless car that would sacrifice the driver to save a pedestrian's life?

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Dave and Yuki
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Please join me in complaining to IAAF about this.

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In episode 42 of Development Drums, Nina Munk talks about her book The Idealist, about Jeff Sachs and the Millennium Villages Project.

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Lanzarote
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Never let it be said that we shirk controversy.  I am excited that I will have the opportunity to work with this brilliant and committed former US Treasury Secretary.

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To what extent must communities grapple with their own challenges, and to what extent can successes from elsewhere be replicated or scaled up?  This blog post considers whether and why the struggle may be important in itself.

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Does any know: if I wanted to rent the old fire station in Greycoat Place (which has recently closed) to use it as the home of a new global development hub, who would I ask?
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Here are five simple things you could do over the holidays to make yourself a little safer online and to protect your privacy and your memories.
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