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Urban and regional economics discusses the difference between locations. In this section we discuss housing, the economic performance and regulation of cities, infrastructure, and regional economic differences.
Population economics refers to research on individuals, families, households, and communities. Labour economics focuses on the world of work and covers people as workers as well as how firms behave as employers.
For human rights to improve, they need to be measured. Motu Research and the Human Rights Measurement Initiative are working to produce a free, easy-to-access database of thematic measures of Human Rights.