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What do non-academic economists do?

What is economics? What do non-academic economists do? [more inside]
posted by jb on Feb 28, 2012 - 15 answers

Need to find cases of state-sanctioned development projects against local consent, especially if by private for-profit companies

I am looking for good examples to cite for a brief section of paper that looks at contemporary debates over development -- specifically examples of economic development projects which have gone ahead against the consent of local people on the grounds that the benefit to the larger society outweighed any detriment to the local people - especially if the development itself was/is carried out by a for-profit company. [more inside]
posted by jb on May 13, 2011 - 9 answers

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