Let’s help the Philippines — but not like we helped Haiti | Owen abroad
By Vijaya Ramachandran and Owen Barder, Published: November 15. Vijaya Ramachandran is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development.
From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green » Blog Archive » The Idealist: a b...
Or a horrendous confrontation with aid donors in a posh Tanzanian hotel. Sachs asks to 'speak briefly' and launches into a lecture on how to
The Believer Logger - The Sharing Experiment: Brooklyn’s Mellow Pages Li...
The Sharing Experiment: Brooklyn’s Mellow Pages Library and Reading Room Photos of Matt Nelson (left) and Jacob Perkins by Cameron Blaylock.
Nine amazing facts about Janet Yellen, our next Fed chair
She hates unemployment, might want to target NGDP, and owns a really valuable stamp collection.
When I Saw This List Of Foods' Sugar Content, I Didn't Expect To Be So S...
Do you know how much sugar you're consuming every day? Take a look at this list of foods and beverages and find out how much sugar each of t
Keynes was, incredibly, right about the future. He was wrong about how w...
In 1930, he wrote a slim tract titled 'Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren.' What he got wrong is interesting. What he got right is
We can end poverty, but the methods might surprise you
John Podesta and Casey Dunning: Social safety nets don't handicap economies, they save lives and provide continued opportunities to grow out
UNICEF Campaign: Like This Post...and Nothing Happens
Yup, UNICEF Sweden is telling its supporters to skip the like and make a donation. in that image and in this video. It is that simple. The p
From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green » Blog Archive » Merit, Privilege ...
Merit, Privilege or Slumdog Millionaires? Income Inequality and Social Mobility. In memory of Sebastian Levine, who liked to read these post
Europe's cap-and-trade program is in trouble. Can it be fixed?
The E.U.'s climate policy seems to be somewhat confused. Would a carbon tax be better?