“Test and punish”? There’s a debate raging in American schools today: how (and how much) should children be tested? The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act created a system where all children in all…

Rafael de Hoyos, Peter Holland |

When I talk to people about impact evaluation results, I often get two reactions: Sure, that intervention delivered great results in a well-managed pilot. But it doesn’t tell us anything about…

David Evans |

“Individuality is the product of both biological inheritance and personal experience, ” said Professor Charles A. Nelson during a recent presentation at the World Bank. Professor Nelson has been…

Magdalena Bendini |

В Рамадан арабские телеканалы пестрят разнообразными передачами ‑ повторами популярных телесериалов, кулинарными шоу и спортивными соревнованиями. Но об одной из передач стал говорить весь город.…

Bassam Sebti |

今年世界卫生日(4月7日)旨在提升从农田到餐桌的食品安全水平。这一天及时提醒我们,食品安全问题乃一大全球公众健康问题:食源性疾病会给人们带去痛苦,造成人们死亡,降低生产率,减少工资收入,降低贸易竞争力,减少进入市场渠道,最终恶化贫困状况。 携带有害病菌、病毒、寄生虫或化学物质的不安全食品系从腹泻到癌症等200多种疾病的致病根源。食源性和水源性疾病每年造成约150万人死亡,…

Amy Evans |