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Most debates on development and migration favour the economic over the social, according to Peggy Levitt of Harvard University. At a seminar in Maastricht, she argued that culture permeates all aspects of the development enterprise — as a challenge and an opportunity — and that migrants bring ideas, practices, and narratives that allow mobility and various forms of belonging. Click on the link below for more details:…Continue
Posted on May 20, 2011 at 15:12
Indicators are a kind of technology, a product, which governs behaviour and develops in response to user needs. But what are the social impacts of their development?
Could innovation indicators be used to help poorer countries catch up? Is the EU on the right track in terms of monitoring and encouraging innovation? For the answers to these questions and more, click on the link below for the latest podcast from United Nations University-MERIT.
Posted on May 17, 2011 at 13:56