2014 report from the United Nations noting general progress but also highlighting a slowdown in the rate of poverty alleviation and development.
2014 selection of videos of academic researchers discussing the long-term impacts of demographic changes, both globally and in the United States.
2014 review of research relevant to the current child migrant crisis in the United States, primarily stemming from Central America.
2014 study from the University of Pennsylvania showing how urbanization can foster economic growth in the developing and developed world.
2014 study in the Annual Review of Political Science establishing clear definitions around transparency initiatives and analyzing 16 leading studies on field experiments.
2014 roundup of academic and governmental research and statistics on girls’ education in Nigeria and other nations in Sub-Saharan Africa.
2013 study in Oxford Economic Papers showing how credit markets are important for disaster recovery and how this dynamic affects poor nations.
2013 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on how the introduction of bullet trains is associated with rising real-estate prices in China’s secondary cities.
2014 review of research and data on gender and African women, including four new papers in the Journal of African Economies.
2013 study by the University of Oxford and the University of Sussex on the relationship between per-capita rents from natural resources and levels of public capital.