Everyone, regardless of their background, should have the opportunity to improve their life. What do we know about social mobility in developing countries and what can governments do to provide equal and fair chances of progress to all their citizens?
"Today’s development research mixes scientific endeavor with technical advocacy. Scholars are encouraged to contribute research-based solutions to development challenges, and are expected to distill recommendations from their analysis and evidence. They are also advised to communicate the implications of their findings in ways that can reach policy-makers and practitioners most effectively, and then demonstrate their impact on decisions and outcomes."