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As South Asia struggles with the second wave of coronavirus infections which has hit India and Nepal particularly hard, new lockdowns across the region have been put into place, once again impacting the livelihoods of millions of people. Yale researchers at the Economic Growth...
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic caused a sharp decline in living standards and rising food insecurity in developing countries across the globe, according to a new study by an international team of economists. The study, published Feb. 5 in the journal Science Advances, pro...
Widespread use of arsenic-contaminated water in Bangladesh during the 20th century has been called by the World Health Organization the largest mass poisoning in history. A new study co-authored by Yale economist Mark Rosenzweig finds that, in addition to profound health impac...
A Yale team’s research into the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on India’s most vulnerable populations, including urban laborers who lost their jobs and returned to the countryside, is providing policymakers the data they need to address the crisis.  Led by...
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Covid-19 | Y-RISE Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19: Rapid data collection, iterative policy assessment, scale up of effective policy COVID-19 has had a catastrophic impact across developed economies, shutting down cities, overloading the health infrastru...
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Yale Institute of Global Health's 2020 Sustainable Health Initiative (SHI) accelerator program had been postponed. Now to keep startups moving forward on important global health issues, SHI has created the Sustainable Health Initiative Bri...
Sunil Amrith, the Renu and Anand Dhawan Professor of History, has been named the new Chair of the Yale MacMillan Center’s South Asian Studies Council. He was a 2017 MacArthur Fellow and a recipient of the 2016 Infosys Prize in Humanities. He has joined Yale from Harvard....
Yale Professor Mushfiq Mobarak describes the arc of his research on scalable, evidence-based policy responses to the deprivations of poverty. In a recent Q&A article published in Yale Insights, Mobarak discusses what led his team to launch the Yale Research Initiative ...
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Five early stage startups building innovative solutions in healthcare have been chosen as the first participants in the Sustainable Health Initiative (SHI), a business accelerator established earlier this year by a partnership between the Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH...
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  Yale economist Costas Meghir has a children’s picture book in his office. The cover text is in Oriya — the official language of the Indian state of Odisha. The pages depict typical household scenes in the region, where the World Bank estimates tha...