·September 24, 2018
Programs that give cash to the poor in exchange for a commitment to keep children in school or provide them with basic medical care have become among the most important anti-poverty programs in some countries around the world. These conditional cash transfer programs have grown from just two, in Mexico ...
·August 22, 2018
University of Maryland
The Turkish lira has lost more than 40 percent of its value against the dollar since the beginning of the year, the country's debt has been downgraded
by Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s, and experts are predicting a recession in 2019. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blamed the crisis on western
·February 15, 2017
Each year more than 280,000 women die from pregnancy- and childbirth-related complications. Ninety-nine percent
of these deaths occur in developing countries, where childbearing is the leading cause of mortality
among women of reproductive age. In these countries early and frequent pregnancies undermine ...
·January 31, 2017
Is the U.S. spending too much on foreign aid to Sub-Saharan Africa? One view is that we have pressing problems at home that we should address before we give money to other countries. The Trump administration’s skeptical queries to the State Department’s Africa Bureau
reflect this line of questioning ...