This is the twentieth in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. When we study how institutions affect development, we often focus on the characteristics of national…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Rubi’s Story: Exulted, Rubi ran home. As fast as her fifteen-year-old legs could carry her, she ran, exam in hand, excited to share the results with her family. The results, she believed, would…

Lucia Hanmer |

​Being able to prove one’s identity is more than a convenience; it is based on fundamental human rights. ​Identification (ID) is indispensable for ensuring access for individuals to educational…

Mariana Dahan, Randeep Sudan |

Today marks the end of the connect:ID conference, one of the most influential events in the United States, powered through an alliance with the world’s leading identity industry association.  …

Mariana Dahan |

The post-2015 development agenda is being shaped as we speak. The United Nations recently released a report that synthesizes the full range of inputs received from various stakeholders. These…

Mariana Dahan, Alan Gelb |