Pictures with my students in the spring of 1986. The lives of college students in China have since changed tremendously. This month marks the 30th anniversary of the launching of China's…

David Dollar |

In the last decade, conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs are probably the key social policy innovation around the world and in the East Asia and Pacific region. The targeted programs offer…

Ariel Fiszbein |

A woman explains a project to restore education in the part of Gansu, China, hit by last May's earthquake. Grassroots civil society organizations proposed innovative project ideas this week…

David Dollar |

When we visited a poor village in Qingxing county of north Guangdong a few weeks ago to work on a study of inequality,   I was struck by the severity of poverty in places only a few hours away…

Xiaoqing Yu |

Andrew  Leonard ">posts in his blog an interesting report from journalist Tony Cheng of Al-Jazeera:

David Dollar |