March 18, 2019Defense and Security
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges.
March 14, 2019South Sudan
On February 20, the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan issued its third report. Despite the peace deal signed five months ago, it documented an increase in cases of rape and sexual violence over the past year, concluding that the crimes had “become quite normalized” in South Sudan. Driving much of this is oil.
March 14, 2019China
How the fragile macro-economic base of China’s external adjustment could intersect with China 2025 and generate a new "China" shock.
March 12, 2019Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
Measles cases have spiked as a growing number of anti-vaxxers, opting out of immunizations for their kids, threaten decades of progress toward eliminating the disease.