This is the fifth in this year’s job market series. By 2050, 2.5 billion people will move into cities with the vast majority doing so in the developing world (United Nations 2014). This has the…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

As the United States prepares for its first presidential election after the Great Recession, inequality has emerged as a central political issue. This is not unremarkable: Americans have…

Francisco Ferreira |

In the 1960s, black and white individuals in the United States had radically different labor market outcomes. In 1962, the unemployment rate for African-Americans was 13 percent while it was only…

Also available in: Русский On recent visits to Moscow and Tbilisi, and driving from Baku to the Sheki and Agdash regions in Azerbaijan, I observed challenges and progress in making roads safer.…

Patricio V. Marquez |