Are studies right that expanded access to off-grid solar products has driven economic development in Africa?
The country urgently needs more people who are committed to living decently to undo the systemic humiliation caused by political and economic institutions.
The country is still a very different political space. It’s a noisy democracy with a free media, lots of dissenting voices, and insulting the government doesn’t carry any overt sanction.
Vote buying compromises the quality of public leadership in Nigeria.
Soaring inflation in the US has been driven in part by large increases in the price of groceries – a burden that falls disproportionately on lower-income families.
As authorities desperately seek aid, the Sri Lankan crisis continues.
Higher Social Security benefits can significantly reduce the odds of an older person’s being food insecure.
The latest findings add to the understanding of how social disadvantage such as poverty and low-quality, unsafe housing can affect early child development.
In families that are facing economic insecurity, fathers are more likely to experience depressive symptoms that can lead to conflict.
Our new research suggests that while a break up, on average, reduces men’s disposable household income by 5%, on average women’s household income decreases by almost 30%.
Poverty impacts your mental health as much as your daily life and your physical wellbeing.
It is hard to fathom how Nigeria’s Central Bank interest rate increase would benefit most Nigerians.
There are valuable lessons to be learned from the England of the 1600s.
Policies, if implemented, would drive the agricultural sector’s growth in ways that would benefit all.
‘Smart’ solutions to urban solid waste are creating serious challenges for low-income women waste workers in India.
Our experts weigh up the winners and losers in a budget that had to balance an immediate cost-of-living crisis with long-term ambitions for health and climate change.
Restricting abortion access has negative effects on parents, as well as children and families, including increased poverty, unemployment, pregnancy-related deaths and higher health risks in children.
Although there is strength in diversity, members of ethnic groups in power distributing resources to members of their ethnic group at the expense of national growth entrench poverty in Africa.
How employers benefit from paying higher wages.
Poverty reduction targets have largely failed to account for the pandemic or the cost of living crisis. This week’s budget seems unlikely to change that.