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A selection of videos for potential classroom use

200 Countries in 200 Years

A compelling presentation by the popular Swedish academic Dr. Hans Rosling. In this video he charts statistics such as growth in incomes and life expectancies in many countries over time. Fun and effective.

Slumming It

British journalist Kevin McCloud brings a western perspective to this first part of a documentary on India's largest slum, Dharavi.

Dharavi, Reaching for the Sky

An Indian journalist's interviews of the hopes and aspirations of some of the people who live in Dharavi.

Social Experiments to Fight Poverty

A TED talk by the brillian French economist Esther Duflo on what we have learned about designing more effective poverty alleviation programs.

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