Aerial view of the landscape around Halimun Salak National Park, West Java, Indonesia. © Kate Evans/CIFOR This blog post was originally published on Project Syndicate. Today, only 30% of the world…

Mahmoud Mohieldin, Anna Wellenstein |

© Kate Evans/CIFOR Este blog ha sido publicado por primera vez en Project Syndicate. [[tweetable]]Para la mayoría de la gente pobre y vulnerable del mundo, los derechos de propiedad seguros,…

Mahmoud Mohieldin, Anna Wellenstein |

Many insights from behavioral science apply directly towards better understanding and addressing inequalities between men and women, in education and health, ownership of assets, access to more…

Caren Grown, Renos Vakis, Abigail Dalton, Christopher Walsh |

Robert Allen’s recent AER paper on “Absolute Poverty: When Necessity Displaces Desire” is a fascinating read, on many levels. The paper uses linear programming (LP) to compute (four variants of)…

Francisco Ferreira |

We know that fiscal policy can be harnessed to reduce inequality in low- and middle-income countries, but until now, we knew less about its ability to reduce poverty. Our recent volume looks at…

Gabriela Inchauste, Nora Lustig |

El novelista Jack London describió en su libro “La gente del abismo” una devastadora tormenta que afectó a Londres a principios del siglo XX. Los habitantes sufrieron terriblemente —algunos…

Stéphane Hallegatte |

Dans son roman Le Peuple de l'Abîme, Jack London décrit de façon particulièrement sombre l’hiver rigoureux qui s’est abattu sur Londres au début du XXe siècle. Les habitants ont terriblement…

Stéphane Hallegatte |

في روايته "شعب الهاوية"، يصف الروائي جاك لندن بتفاصيل قاتمة عاصفة مدمرة اجتاحت لندن في أوائل القرن العشرين. عانى السكان بشدة- وتكبد البعض خسائر بلغت 10 آلاف جنيه استرليني، وهو مبلغ ضخم…

Stéphane Hallegatte |

In his “The People of the Abyss, ” novelist Jack London describes in grim detail a devastating storm that rocked London in the early 20th century. Residents suffered terribly—some losing as much…

Stéphane Hallegatte |

The stat is appalling: [[tweetable]]1 in 3 women worldwide have or will experience intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.[[/tweetable]] Although it may take…

Sweta Shrestha, Ram Devineni, Isabel Santagostino, Margarita Puerto Gómez, Rocio Calidonio |