International Affairs

International Development and Trade

Income Inequality Despite Economic Growth

Emerging economies are facing the same type of income inequality that recent protests have highlighted in developed countries.

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Looking for the Losers in New-New Trade Theory

Trade liberalization couldn't raise wages, could it?

The Water Is Good

Ethiopians' reviews of water infrastructure improvements are generally rave.

Pushing Open the Doors: Immigration Reform After the Disaster In Haiti

How one expert helped change U.S. migration policy---and why he wants barriers to drop even further.

Something for a Rainy Day

Low-income countries that can afford to be thrifty fare better during financial crises.

Resource Rich, Capital Investment Poor

Lessons in financial management for resource-rich countries.

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Anything But Conventional: Wage Inequality and International Trade

Two economists find that trade theory gets wage inequality wrong.

Educating for Equality

A scholarship program for Kenyan girls has benefits for that go far beyond the classroom.

Cities Insecure: Urban Poor in Times of Rising Food Prices

The pricey downside of life in the city.

Balancing Humanitarian Aid and Sustainable Development

Making the transition from short-term needs to long-term progress.

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