Governments spend a lot of money to contain violence. [[tweetable]]In 2015, some $1.7 trillion was spent on defense by governments worldwide[[/tweetable]] . While the primary responsibility for…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Bernard Harborne |

Photo: © Masaru Goto / World Bank

Quentin Wodon |

Earlier this year I was on a panel organized during the Fragility Forum 2016, where the question posed to a panel of five was, “[[tweetable]]what can we do on energy in fragile states?[[/tweetable…

Charles Feinstein |

Corruption continues to plague customs administrations around the world regardless of their level of development and despite intense public attention. Recent high profile cases in many first world…

Gerard McLinden, Miles McKenna |

If you saw how poor I was before, you would see that things are getting better.   When I hear stories like that of Jean Bosco Hakizimana, a Burundian farmer whose life was transformed by a cow, I…

Joachim von Amsberg |

This week in Doha, the marble corridors of the Qatar National Convention Center resonate with voices from around the world. Over half way through the UN Climate Change Conference, as ministers…

Rachel Kyte |