School of International Development, University of East Anglia, December news
- Open access: Injustices are prevalent in food systems. This paper in Nature Food, co-authored by Nitya Rao, examines data from 194 countries to explore whether barriers to participation explain unequal distributions of benefits. “Rights and representation support justice across aquatic food systems”.
- Open access: New article on the comparative performance of land sharing, land sparing type interventions on place-based human well-being by Rachel Carmenta and colleagues in the British Ecological Society
News and Views
- How should we understand the relationship between the concurrent decline in fertility in Kenya and the spread of financial inclusion in the 2000s? Maren Duvendack and Richard Palmer-Jones argue that this relationship may be rooted in the legacies of colonialism and regional and ethnic differences. Read their blog “Colonial Legacies, Ethnicity and Fertility Decline in Kenya: What has Financial Inclusion got to do with it?” on African Economic History Network.
- Banks are failing young and poorer entrepreneurs, write co-author Stephanie Shankland in The Conversation: “Young people in poorer places are often failed by banks – here’s what needs to change”.
- The recent US Midterms were a chance for Anthony Pickles examine why gambling markets often predict elections more accurately than polls in The Conversation.