July 22, 2019Development
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This post is authored by Esther Pan Sloane,…
June 4, 2019South Africa
Last week, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on national television the selection of South Africa’s new cabinet. Although there was no surprise to see the names of such competent officials as Pravan Gordhan, Ephraim Patel, Naledi Pandor, Lindiwe Sisulu, and Tito Mboweni, Ramaphosa’s selection of Patricia de Lille as minister of public works and enterprises really “put the cat among the pigeons.”
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.
April 25, 2018Mexico
This is a guest post by Isidro Morales, a professor of the School of Government at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Santa Fe (Mexico City) campus. On Sunday April 22, the first of three presidential deba…
February 22, 2018Cybersecurity
Technologists love to criticize policymakers for their ignorance of how computer security actually works. Instead of criticizing from the sidelines, maybe they should get involved.
January 2, 2018Digital Policy
2017 was the year that tech companies faced a difficult reckoning over their role in spreading online disinformation.