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Friday Roundup: Direct Transfers to Africans, Rogoff on Gold, Malala at the UN, Economics of Tahrir, Japan's Mood & Jailed Immigrants

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Shanta Devarajan and Marcelo Guigale have a CGD working paper on 'The Case for Direct Transfer of Resource Revenues in Africa.'

"Policymakers should be cautious in interpreting the plunge in gold prices as a vote of confidence in their performance," says Ken Rogoff on 'Golden Slumbers.' Read it here.

"Education is the only solution. Education First" - Malala Yousafzai. Read the full text of Malala Yousafzai's speech at the UN here.

Bessma Momani of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) on 'The economics of Tahrir.'

Traders and economists have a different approach when studying markets, says a new post on the Free Exchange. Read here.

A Pew Research report discusses the 'Japanese Public’s Mood Rebounding, Abe Highly Popular.' Details are here.

A PBS documentary reflects on the plight of undocumented immigrants at a detention center in Geneva, Switzerland.