Why poverty line data do not capture the ability of Tanzanians to build relatively good houses.
Harsh economic conditions at home and false picture of rosy life in Europe contribute greatly to illegal migration by Nigerian youths
Ladj Ly's critically acclaimed new film looks at the misery that binds together its protagonists, and also examines France's failure to fulfil its obligations toward its most vulnerable citizens.
Zimbabwe's energy policy needs to be reconsidered if the country's electricity shortage is to be resolved.
An often invisible force is undercutting support for policies that help Americans facing economic hardship.
Children's eating styles are different in deprived areas.
Our research has found that staff discussions of Christianity in food banks may put people off using them.
Boris Johnson claimed in a BBC interview that child poverty was going down. An expert on child poverty looked at the data.
Economic growth is a red herring if economies can't stop themselves shrinking more and more.
A new system of carers' leave would allow middle-aged Australians to care for their ageing parents while staying in the workforce.
The effect is the transfer of wealth away from the poorest workers.
Many trendy 'Instagrammable' foods have a long association with poverty.
Food poverty is increasingly generating child victims, whose only salvation comes from donations of emergency food provisions.
The South African child support grant is progressive in its gender-neutrality, yet men make up only 2% of those who collect it.
Loneliness is a bigger cause of death than a poor diet, obesity, alcohol consumption, and lack of exercise, and it's on a par with heavy smoking. So let's get talking about it.
Record numbers of people are in work but the number of those in employment and in poverty is also rising.
Women face a number of socio-economic challenges that make it harder for them to access higher education.
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics pays tribute to randomized control trials, but can they really help us fight poverty?
Amid plans to create special sports divisions for high-poverty schools, coaches at such schools explain how they produce championship-winning teams despite having fewer resources.
Alberto Fernández has been elected as Argentina's new president, defeating Mauricio Macri, who was punished for his economic record.