Child and adolescent deaths have decreased 51.7% worldwide from 1990 to 2017. But the gap between poor and rich countries has grown.
Blockchain, the technological innovation behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, could spark global health development.
The American military trains officers from around the world. Back at home, they are nearly twice as likely to attempt a coup than officers who do not receive U.S. training.
Two recent papers project how inland communities will be negatively affected by climate change and predict destabilizing migrations.
As the planet warms, record-breaking heat waves have become a public health crisis in developing countries like India, where the heat has killed thousands in recent years.
Widespread Facebook use may lower corruption, a new study suggests, especially in countries with poor press-freedom records.
Teenage immigrants have a harder time adjusting to their new country than young children. They attend fewer years of school and earn less money as adults, a new study finds.
Politicians in developing democracies appear more likely to win reelection if they claim to have secured foreign aid, even if they had nothing to do with it.
2016 study in the Academy of Management Journal that looks at how companies struggle, even when required by federal law, to account for the “conflict minerals” they use in their products.
2016 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that provides one of the most comprehensive analyses to date of the many fluid dimensions of population movement across societies.