When you have to redo your literature review for a “revise and resubmit, ” you know two things: first, the publishing process in economics is slow, and second, the evidence is accumulating fast in…

Berk Ozler |

About this series More blog posts Every 2 to 7 years, the cyclical warming of Pacific Ocean waters triggers a global pattern of weather changes that can be felt across many different parts of the…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Christoph Pusch |

يغادر نحو 27 مليون شاب أوطانهم للعثور على فرصة عمل في الخارج كل عام. هل يعني ذلك أن الهجرة قد تمثل حلا للوضع المثير للقلق حيث إن ما يقرب من 60 في المائة من الشباب في المناطق النامية إما عاطلون عن…

Michael Boampong |

Aproximadamente 27 millones de jóvenes emigran de su país de nacimiento para encontrar empleo en el extranjero. ¿Acaso esta tendencia sugiere que la migración puede ser una solución a la…

Michael Boampong |

Roughly 27 million young people leave their country of birth to find employment abroad. Does this trend suggest that migration may be a solution to the worrying situation whereby 60% of young…

Michael Boampong |

This is the fourteenth in our series of posts by students on the job market this year. People are afraid of HIV. Moreover, people around the world are convinced that the virus is easier to get…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

This is number 9 in our series of posts by students on the job market this year. As HIV continues to spread in sub-Saharan Africa, so does stigma. Many go to great lengths to hide their HIV status…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Having stumbled upon this development economics symposium, which took place in DC on Saturday, this paper

Berk Ozler |

I am currently in Malawi rolling out a firm survey with my colleagues Francisco Campos and Manuela Bucciarelli.    As we’ve gone through the enumerator selection and training this week and a pre-…

Markus Goldstein |

The previous post in this blog discussed the positive dynamic effects of conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs in Mexico and Nicaragua – in particular on asset accumulation and the incidence of…

Berk Ozler |