The likelihood that a woman in sub-Saharan Africa has HIV today is linked to whether her country was once colonized by Britain or a continental European country.
The debate over farmed salmon raises a number of health and environmental questions. This explainer and research review will help journalists sort through the noise.
In a few short years, cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have assumed a big role in global finance. We explain how they work, the risks to traditional money systems and the revolutionary technology behind them.
Offshore tax havens help disguise the extent of income inequality. New research looks at who evades taxes, where, and how they contribute to inequality.
Some immigrant groups in the U.S. seem to be more successful than others. A new paper looks at how country of origin correlates with measures of personal success.
Income inequality and globalization have risen together in recent decades. A new paper describes how the top 1 percent benefits.
Peel away at almost any story – from unrest in Venezuela to milk deliveries in Vermont – and eventually you’ll find a tale about oil. This explainer includes resources for reporters new to the global oil beat.
Highly skilled foreigners are behind some of America’s most celebrated innovations. A new study suggests they drive down native workers’ wages, but benefit consumers overall.
Robots, far more than free trade, are upending labor markets around the globe. Economists debate just how much the machines threaten our jobs.
A host of government agencies and multilateral organizations publish trade data. They hold thousands of untold stories. Here are some places to start.