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Friday round up: World Development Report 2015, the data revolution, China’s reform prospects, and the World Happiness Report

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Varun Gauri speaks with Owen Barder about the World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior on the Development Drums podcast.
In Project Syndicate, Jeffrey Sachs writes that 'the data revolution can drive a sustainable development revolution, and accelerate progress toward ending poverty, promoting social inclusion, and protecting the environment.'
David Dollar recently discussed China’s reform prospects, the success or failure of which will have significant implications for the world economy, at the University of Chicago. Watch the video.
Increasingly, happiness is considered a proper measure of social progress and goal of public policy. A rapidly increasing number of national and local governments are using happiness data and research in their search for policies that could enable people to live better lives.  Read the latest World Happiness Report.

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