Last updated: August 28, 2014
2014 study from the World Bank and Erasmus University, Rotterdam, analyzing public health gains by developing nations and weighing evidence of growing inequality on some measures.
Last updated: July 24, 2014
2014 report from the United Nations noting general progress but also highlighting a slowdown in the rate of poverty alleviation and development.
Last updated: May 27, 2014
2014 roundup of academic and governmental research and statistics on girls’ education in Nigeria and other nations in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Last updated: February 14, 2014
2014 review of research and data on gender and African women, including four new papers in the Journal of African Economies.
Last updated: February 5, 2014
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.
Last updated: January 13, 2014
2014 review of available studies and data relating to orphans in sub-Saharan Africa.
Last updated: January 9, 2014
2013 report for The Lancet that quantifies the future of global health and development and maps out how progress might be achieved through investments.
Last updated: November 7, 2013
2013 survey of studies and reports on issues relating to microfinance and economics in the developing world.
Last updated: October 8, 2013
2013 review of scholarship and think tank reports that provide key insights into Somali terror group Al-Shabab’s history, funding and internal politics.