In conjunction with the Ibero-American Summit this month, Pamela Cox, Vice President for Latin American and Caribbean, emphasizes the urgent need to focus on education quality in a recent op-ed…

Co-authored by Lesley Drake, Director of the Partnership for Child Development As leaves crackled and autumn closed in on Washington DC at this time last year, the Brookings Institution played…

Donald Bundy |

In Jishnu Das' Notes From the Field: Playing Chicken in India post, he explored an impact evaluation he was involved in, over a decade ago on India's mid-day meal scheme. Keeping on this…

Nicole Goldstein |

The author at one of the roads renovated with NT2 funds (2010 rainy season).

Victoria Minoian |

What is the relationship between education and geological processes? At first glance, some might think: Not much. One concerns the opening and enlightenment of the mind; the other is as old, rock-…

Immigration reforms are the focus in the UK  elections and in the USA Senate elections for this year. Both countries are yet to come to grips with the need to develop consistent policy frameworks…

Sonia Plaza |

On April 21, a few days before World Malaria Day, we announced some very encouraging results from a pilot project in Zambia through which we were testing various improvements in the public sector…

Monique Vledder |

In the last blog we saw that most resettlers are broadly satisfied with the resettlement process and are positive and optimistic about their lives as a whole. But…how do they feel about their…

Nina Fenton |

In last week’s blog I showed that, when we examine consumption—a commonly used measure of household welfare—the resettled households appear to be doing relatively well, and much better than before…

Nina Fenton |

On the Nakai plateau, a large proportion of income is non-monetary. If we fail to account for this income, we grossly underestimate the living standards of most households. (WB photo)

Nina Fenton |