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Behavioral sciences can help increase women's participation in natural resource management. Read about this case in Mexico.

Katharina Siegmann, Gonzalo Pons, Zeina Afif, Graciela Reyes Retana |

Risks and hazards are particularly relevant in El Salvador, one of the most risk-exposed countries in the world. Extreme climatic events, such as earthquakes or floods, make the country especially…

Monica Robayo-Abril, Britta Rude, Hugo Ñopo |

International trade—a key engine of global prosperity since the fall of the Berlin Wall— has ground nearly to a halt and is set to remain anemic in the coming years. In 2023, trade in goods and…

M. Ayhan Kose, Alen Mulabdic |

Back in 2018, one of the mentors, Dr. Amrita Bahl, who was also a senior colleague on the board of Care for Air, held up a glass of muddy water and another of clear water and asked which one I…

Abhiir Bhalla |

After struggling to recover from the shocks of the 2010 earthquake and Hurricane Matthew in 2016, Haiti’s economic development continues to be hampered by political instability, institutional…

Ivy Kuperberg, Christian Zeballos |

The invasion—coming at a time of accelerating global inflation and elevated debt—was a tragedy for Ukraine and caused widespread misery elsewhere , especially in developing countries.

Daria Ulybina, Cordula Rastogi |

According to the recent World Bank Gender Disparities and Poverty: A Background Paper for the Togo Poverty and Gender Assessment 2022 , in many dimensions of gender equality, Togo performs better…

Miriam Muller, Jozefien Van Damme |

114 million people are forcibly displaced from their homes across the world, with most of them internally displaced. The escalation of conflicts and the overlapping crises of forced displacement…

Sandra Joireman, Swati Sachdeva, Victoria Stanley |

Migration of any scale can yield benefits to the host countries by increasing the supply of labor (particularly in sectors where it is scarce), expanding the skills of the workforce, and providing…

Carolina Mejia-Mantilla |

Recent analytical work from the Sahel region suggests that, after controlling for socioeconomic status, children living in households cooking primarily with solid fuels are almost three times more…

Laurent Durix, Anne Hilger, Nakawala Lufumpa, Odyssia Ng, Sarah Patella |