arvind subramanianProfoundly grateful & humbled by these extraordinarily generous words by Minister @arunjaitley announcing my decision to return-for personal reasons-to researching & writing. CEA job most rewarding, fulfilling, exciting I have ever had. Many many to thank
Immigrants have often delivered economic benefits to the countries taking them in, but they have also shaken the prevailing order and upended the politics of the industrialized world — where the native-born often exaggerate their numbers and their...
This is a guest post by Joachim De Weerdt, Kathleen Beegle and Stefan Dercon. Last Sunday many (but not all) countries around the world celebrated father’s day, but what does the development literature say about the role of fathers?
Each year tens of thousands of children make the difficult journey from Central America to the U.S. border—some with family members and some alone. Amidst a heated and emotional debate about the “right way” to handle these migrants, we need to make...
@m_clem & @Katelyngough discuss:
- what the data and evidence say is likely driving children - with family members and alone - to make the difficult journey to the U.S.
- what a "zero tolerance" policy means and doesn't mean for future migration
Holly ShulmanIn a new blog post, @m_clem & @Katelyngough answer Qs about child migration with research & data:
- Who has been among those crossing the border?
- Why did these hundreds of thousands of children leave their homes?
- What now?
To win power, the left must build a narrative around ending privatisation, empowering the workforce and borrowing to invest. To stay in power, left governments must transition towards an economy based on high automation, shorter working hours and...
Organisations say bringing parents and children back together is an enormous puzzle with no single, clear system
Ruth LevineIf there's no definitive documentation to match parents and young children, @23andMe, @DNAHeritage, @Ancestry and other DNA testing firms could help by offering free services. Fate of 2,300 separated children still unclear despite Trump's executive order
Chris GilesThere is no Brexit dividend.
The economy of Harrods is bigger than the fishing industry.
Westminster’s economy is as large as Wales’.
Londoners’ living standards are below UK average.
Good policy depends on understanding these truths
Edward Miguel is the Oxfam Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics and Faculty Director of the Center for Effective Global Action at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 2000