Liberia strived to enhance the capacity of its national statistical system so it could track the progress of the country’s development. In making an effort to improve the capacity of its…

Sun Hwa Song, Masako Hiraga |

Last month, I attended the International Family Planning Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, where policymakers from across the world gathered to strategize about ways to achieve a demographic dividend—…

Annette Dixon |

Le mois dernier, j’ai participé à la Conférence internationale sur la planification familiale à Kigali, au Rwanda. Des responsables politiques du monde entier étaient réunis pour se pencher sur…

Annette Dixon |

The countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) endure a paradox. They have a highly educated labor force but a large pool of unemployed youth. Whether this contradiction results from…

Lili Mottaghi |

Blog reader: “Dan! The government is one big system. Why didn’t your blog on the latest research on the quality of governance take this into account?” Dan (Rogger): “Well, typically frontier…

Daniel Rogger |

Chacun sait qu’un conflit grève lourdement l’économie d’un pays : destruction massive des infrastructures et des logements, perturbation des échanges commerciaux, des transports et de la…

Shanta Devarajan, Lili Mottaghi |

Everyone agrees that conflicts impose huge costs on economies, including massive destruction of infrastructure and housing, disruption of trade, transport and production, not to mention the loss…

Shanta Devarajan, Lili Mottaghi |

هناك إجماع على أن الصراعات تكبد الاقتصاد خسائر باهظة، من بينها الدمار الواسع الذي يصيب البنية التحتية والمساكن، وتعطيل التجارة والنقل والإنتاج، ناهيك عن الخسائر في الأرواح والمعاناة البشرية…

شانتا ديفاراجان, ليلي متقي |

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) crisis ended more than a year ago in Liberia. It resulted in over 10, 000 cases and 5, 000 deaths. For many children, the crisis continues through intrusive memories…

Rianna Mohammed-Roberts, Sarah McCune |

يأتي اليوم العالمي للاجئين مرةً واحدةً كل عام، لكن القضايا التي يُقصَد منه إبرازها وتسليط الضوء عليها هي شاغل يومي للبنان. ولأن لبنان يستضيف أكبر عدد من اللاجئين في العالم قياسا على عدد سكانه، فإن…

Noah Yarrow |