A list of some of this week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion.

1. Three explanations for the slowing productivity growth in the U.S. (and globally). (The Upshot, The New York Times)

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2. Inequality mitigates the positive effect of economic development on happiness, a study finds. (Harvard Business Review)

3. How data can help improve the state of the world. (World Economic Forum)

4. Yoghurt producer Chobani will give its employees awards that could be worth up to 10% of the company when it goes public or is sold – a good example of corporate contributions to inclusive growth. (The Washington Post)

5. What do l’impôt du sang and la decima scalata have in common? They were taxes borne more heavily by the rich in historic France and Italy. A new book examines the history of levies on the wealthy. (Financial Times)

6. The North Star Alliance is a good example of public-private collaboration to tackle a socio-economic problem. (Knowledge@Wharton)

7. How did Nike’s campaign to abolish child labour lead to higher labour standards and greater economic growth in a Pakistani city? (Harvard Business Review)

8. Why where you were born matters for future earnings. (Vox EU)

9. An interview with Joseph Stiglitz on politics, inequality, and the role of the FED in making sure that money flows into the real economy. (The Atlantic)

10. India has more people living in poverty than any other country. What does it take for the country’s farmers to climb the income ladder? (The Economist)