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Economics South and Central Asia

Lessons from Davos: Why bridging global education gaps is crucial for the economy

While technological innovation holds vast potential for human progress, it can also exacerbate one of our greatest unresolved challenges: The widening gap in opportunity for the millions of children who

Economics Latin America

Economics of peace: Colombia lacks post-conflict funding

By GRI Analysts Andrés Felipe Hernández Amín and Daniel Lemaitre.  If current trends continue, the international community will pay for only a small portion of Colombian post-conflict rebuilding, leaving the

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy

The economic impact of climate change in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is expected to face the worst effects of global warming in the next 30 to 50 years. This will have a significant impact on regional economies and livelihoods.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Has foreign aid led to economic growth in Uganda?

Uganda’s impressive economic growth has led to a significant poverty reduction over the last two decades, while the country has, at the same time, been amongst the world’s top aid

Asia Pacific Politics

Lee Kuan Yew’s passing offers Singapore unexpected lessons

The passing of longtime ruler and modernizer Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) in Singapore has raised questions about the future of the prosperous micro-nation. While some worry about the country’s prospects

Economics North America

Missed opportunity to make US food aid more effective

The United States Congress looks set to approve a farm bill in the coming weeks that would pass on a chance to improve the way the US distributes aid. The