Evidence from population-based surveys in Latin America and the Caribbean shows that children living in homes in which women experience intimate partner violence are more likely to experience…

Diana J. Arango, Eliana Rubiano-Matulevich |

The line of refugees waiting at the entrance of the Ministry of Relief and Disaster Preparedness is long, and it is a symbol of the more than 700 thousand refugees that knocked on Uganda’s door in…

Carolina Mejia-Mantilla, Besufekad Alemu |

Malaysia has made remarkable progress in reducing poverty, but it is now time for the country to raise official poverty standards as other middle- and high-income countries have done.

Kenneth Simler |

Four ministers of social issues from Ecuador recently visited Peru to learn the details of these advances and to discuss how to address the problem of malnutrition in their country.

Nelson Gutiérrez |

In the past five years alone, public debt in the poorest countries has increased from 36% of GDP to 51% of GDP.

Ceyla Pazarbasioglu |

[[tweetable]]Economic progress in East Asia and Pacific (EAP) has greatly contributed to the global reduction of extreme poverty. The more prosperous countries in the region – China, Thailand, and…

Judy Yang |

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Irene Among, Michael Mutemi Munavu |

Dear Africa Can readers, we’ve heard from many of you since our former Africa Chief Economist Shanta Devarajan left the region for a new Bank position that you want Africa Can to continue…

Francisco Ferreira |

Having stumbled upon this development economics symposium, which took place in DC on Saturday, this paper

Berk Özler |