November 15, 2018Education
USAID Administrator Mark Green and a panel of representatives from government agencies discuss the U.S. government strategy on international basic education and the linkage between international educ…
September 27, 2017Women and Women's Rights
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Mayesha Alam, a…
September 27, 2018Public Health Threats and Pandemics
For the first time in recorded history, viruses, bacteria, and other infectious diseases are not the leading cause of death or disability in any region of the world. People are living longer. And yet, the news is not all good. Recent reductions in infectious disease have not been accompanied by the same improvements in income, job opportunities, and governance. There have also been unintended consequences. In this book, Thomas Bollyky explores the paradox in our fight against infectious disease: the world is getting healthier in ways that should make us worry.
July 17, 2017Digital Policy
A look at the latest digital and cyber scholarship: computational propaganda, trolls in China, and internet censorship.
June 7, 2017Health
In one of my recent blog posts on the World Health Organization (WHO) director general (DG) election, I discussed how the new election procedure has reduced the advantage larger states have in influe…