Winning government bids lead directly to job creation in a firm’s industry, but evidence shown in two papers to be presented at 2020 Muni Finance Conference suggests that broader economic impacts may be muted by a lack of measurable spillover...
New census estimates reveal that nearly four of 10 Americans identify with a race or ethnic group other than white, and suggest that the 2010 to 2020 decade will be the first in the nation’s history in which the white population declined in numbers.
Ceyla Pazarbasioglu and M. Ayhan Kose call on policymakers to take bold action to reduce short-term pain while promoting long-term growth prospects for emerging and developing economies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pedro Alba and Karen Mathiasen introduce a new, cost-effective mechanism to support education finance that can help protect education funding in lower-middle-income countries during the coronavirus crisis.
In this piece, Lauren Bauer presents new evidence that almost 18 percent of children in the US did not have sufficient food as recently as the third week in June during the COVID-19 pandemic, meriting a substantial and immediate public investment.
Kevin Watkins warns that without international resolve the economic damage from COVID-19 could leave millions of children carrying disadvantages that will limit opportunities for the rest of their lives.