policy: Sustainable economy

How can potentially negative effects on local populations of large-scale land acquisitions be mitigated and what could institutions do to protect human rights of the affected population?
How can new institutional arrangements help reconcile livelihood-relevant factors of local populations with the UN program for Reducing Emissions for Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)?
What are the patterns and impacts on the development of return skilled migration and how can the potential of scientific diasporas best be exploited for development?
How can a capability based approach help explain the widening gap in development and what insights can be derived to combat poverty efficiently?
How do developing countries set priorities and define realistically achievable goals within the millennium development goals?
How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?
What are the linkages between climate change, economic growth and conflict?