Women of the Miao ethnic group work on embroidery in southwest China’s Guizhou province, on December 1. Increasing the economic opportunities for women seems a natural way to increase development opportunities around the world, if discrimination can be overcome. Photo: Xinhua

Economic development doesn’t have just one model in a complex world

Andrew Sheng says institutions such as the World Bank have embraced a diversity of strategies for development, grounded in the idea of life-improving outcomes

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Women of the Miao ethnic group work on embroidery in southwest China’s Guizhou province, on December 1. Increasing the economic opportunities for women seems a natural way to increase development opportunities around the world, if discrimination can be overcome. Photo: Xinhua
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