In the past decade, the GCC countries have made a number of steps towards improving women’s access to education, health care, and employment, as well as encouraging women to participate in…

Issam Abousleiman |

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 |

A new report on mental health in Ukraine offers a sobering picture of the often-ignored disease burden of mental disorders, which undermine human capital development and total wealth accumulation…

Patricio V. Marquez, Feng Zhao |

[[tweetable]]How fast is your city growing? The answer may depend on where you live.[[/tweetable]] There are the booming megacities such as Tokyo, Mumbai, and Nairobi. Then there are cities that…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Paula Restrepo Cadavid |

Also available in: Español | Français Kiev, Ukraine. Creative commons copyright: Mariusz Kluzniak As the world is increasingly interconnected, international taxation – traditionally more of a…

Oleksii Balabushko, Jan Loeprick, Sebastian Beer, Felipe Pinto Vallada |

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 |

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 |

Une fois par an, on célèbre la Journée mondiale des réfugiés, mais les raisons pour lesquelles cette journée a été instaurée sont, pour le Liban, un défi de tous les jours. Ce pays est celui qui…

Noah Yarrow |