Last weekend, I attended a conference, titled “Innovations for Shared Prosperity” at Stanford University, jointly organized by, among others, the Golub Capital Social Impact Lab and Microsoft…

Berk Özler |

In Gaile Parkin's novel Baking Cakes in Kigali, two women living in Kigali, Rwanda – Angel and Sophie – argue over the salary paid to a development worker: "Perhaps these big…

David Evans |

Today, I cover two papers from two ends of the long publication spectrum – a paper that is forthcoming in the Review of Economic Studies on the effect of decriminalizing indoor prostitution on…

Berk Özler |

“Teacher coaching has emerged as a promising alternative to traditional models of professional development.” In Kraft, Blazar, and Hogan’s newly updated review “The Effect of Teacher Coaching on…

David Evans |

My oldest child started middle school this year, and I suddenly started receiving emails every other week with updates on his grades. I’d never received anything like this before and was…

David Evans |

[[tweetable]]September 21 was a great day for advancing climate action at the United Nations.[[/tweetable]] The day kicked off with the High-level Event on the Entry into Force of the Paris…

Max Thabiso Edkins |

詳細な統計を見るまでもなく、フィリピンでは、災害により毎年1000人以上の生命が失われている。そのうち、台風による被害は、死者の74%、被害総額の62%、農業セクターへの損害の70%を占めている。   2013年11月にフィリピンを襲った、現地では大型台風ヨランダとして知られる台風ハイヤンは、観測史上最大規模である。同国はまた、地震や火山噴火など様々な災害リスクに晒されている。

John Roome |

Also available in: Russian Over the years, Bucharest has improved its cycling infrastructure. Photo: Stelian Pavalache Over the past year, people living in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, are…

Yevgen Yesyrkenov |

Pope Francis became the first Pope to address the UN General Assembly and US Congress It has been a fascinating time to be in the United States and watch as the media and American public were…

Adam Russell Taylor |

Carbon pricing instruments implemented or scheduled for implementation, with sectoral coverage and GHG emissions covered. ​Many of my compatriots in Poland, where over 90 percent of power…

Grzegorz Peszko |