• 16 Sep 2019
  • By: Vedia-Jerez, Daniel H.
Threats to economic growth in Latin America

Growth in many Latin American economies has been poor in recent years. This column pulls together some of the research...

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  • 09 Sep 2019
  • By: Multiple
The opportunity to go to university motivates poor students: Evidence from Co...

If talented young people from poor families have the chance to go to university, will they be encouraged to study...

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  • 02 Sep 2019
  • By: Mensah, Justice Tei
Job creation in Africa: the potential boost from reliable electricity

Many African countries grapple with high unemployment, particularly among their young people. This column explains how...

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  • 25 Aug 2019
  • By: Multiple
Helping children catch up after early life adversity: evidence from Mexico

Adverse conditions early in life often have long-lasting negative effects. This column examines what policy-makers can...

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  • 18 Aug 2019
  • By: Multiple
Insecure land tenure: the impact on farmers’ investment decision-making

How can poor farmers be encouraged to make the investments that will lift them out of poverty? This column reports...

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  • 12 Aug 2019
  • By: Multiple
Measuring poverty so that the poorest are not left behind

Progress on the United Nations goals is often assessed using the widely known ‘headcount ratio’. This column argues...

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