March 6, 2019Economics
The 2019 Robert B. Menschel Economics Symposium discusses the ways behavioral economics can inform development policy to create effective solutions to poverty at the international, national, and loca…
August 7, 2013Development
Food security and hunger eradication are international priorities because of their indisputable positive impact on development goals, local and regional economies, and social stability. Yet despite g…
April 17, 2012Americas
A recent study highlighted in La Jornada, a Mexican newspaper, claims that some ninety million Mexicans are poor, roughly 80 percent of the total population. This contrasts drastically with calculati…
July 31, 2019Rwanda
President Paul Kagame’s Vision 2020 roadmap for Rwanda has led to remarkable progress with respect to women’s equal place in society. But these great strides in gender equality occur alongside Kagame’s human rights abuses.
July 30, 2019Elections and Voting
By 2050, Africa will account for 25 percent of the world’s population according to projections by the United Nations. What are the implications of this demographic change for the United States, and how should we adjust our policies to anticipate them?