International Affairs

International Development and Trade

Hedge Funds

Food remittances and foreign aid ease the impact of food price shocks.

Policy Radio | Amos Gil on a Divided Jerusalem

In this week's episode of Chicago Policy Radio, Thomas Day sits down with Amos Gil to talk about life in Jerusalem for both Israelis and Palestinians and how Jerusalem impacts the possibility of a two-state solution.

Leaping the Hurdles In Reproductive Health

In Guatemala, obstacles to effective family planning abound. One group is turning to a younger generation to create change.

Does Post-Disaster Aid Reach the Neediest Populations?

The outpouring of aid in Haiti failed to reach the people who needed it most.

Public-Private Partnerships in International Development

The U.S. should put away its wallet and concentrate on making friends.

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Iranian Sanctions: New Wine in Old Bottles?

The oil embargo against Iran will hurt that country's economy. But it could also have adverse effects in the EU.

Fighting Global Poverty with Hard Numbers

As policymakers strive to alleviate poverty, J-PAL works to ensure they rely on solid, scientific research.

It’s Projection, Stupid: The Nexus of Agricultural Protectionism, Job Insecurity, and Politics

Lots of people support agricultural subsidies. Too many for a collective action story to explain the support away.

Regulation vs. Reality: Protecting the Rights of Migrant Workers

Improving regulations governing migrants to Jordan could improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of laborers.

More Palatable and Less Effective

GDP-linked carbon intensity targets lure wary parties to the climate negotiating table. But are these targets any more than a tease?

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