June 16, 2022
About a tenth of the world’s population is facing hunger. Hunger’s dramatic increase is the result of a perfect storm of conflict, COVID-19, climate, and cost.
July 6, 2020
Mobile money offers a way to distribute cash transfers to the poor during COVID, especially in remote areas and to those without access to financial institutions.
April 14, 2020
Beyond the direct impact from the coronavirus outbreak, developing economies are being battered by the pandemic’s impact on global demand and financial markets.
September 24, 2018
Programs provide for families with children while improving their chances of raising the children’s educational attainment. Are they effective in the long-term?
February 15, 2017
In Sub-Saharan Africa, the policy appears to have increased the rate of induced abortions in countries dependent on U.S. family-planning assistance.
January 31, 2017
U.S. aid to Sub-Saharan Africa saves many lives while costing American taxpayers a relatively small share of national income.