Economics

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UN Report Urges New Agenda for Resilient, Sustainable Cities

The inaugural edition of the UN-HABITAT World Cities Report, presents an analysis of urban development of the past 20 years and reveals new forms of collaboration and cooperation, planning, governance, finance and learning that can sustain positive change.

Migrant Brides in the Matchmaking Industry: Blurring the Binaries

While socio-economic and gender inequalities are at the core of the transnational “marriage industry”, migration policy can be informed by how the commodification of marriage is understood and experienced by the women involved, and how the typical lines between freedom and coercion, and empowerment and subjugation are increasingly blurred.