This course introduces students to the relations among growth, inequality and globalization of economic markets, with a focus on implications for the developing world.
This introductory course focuses on microeconomic dimensions of trade relations between countries.
This course is an introduction to the study of the economic circumstances and problems of low and middle-income economies.
Global Poverty: Challenges and Hopes in the New Millennium (Syllabus) – University of California, Berkeley
This introductory course teaches students about dominant paradigms of development and welfare, and situates such paradigms in the 20th century history of capitalism and liberal democracy.
This course aims to develop a broad understanding of the dynamics of inequality and poverty in Latin America and how market forces and government policies affect those dynamics.
This paper makes the case for publishing the details of government procurement contracts. Publication could improve government decision-making and competition for contracts, with the added benefit of lowering costs and corruption.
This course presents an overview of poverty analysis and how it is applied by multilateral organizations.
CARMA Revisited: An Updated Database of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Power Plants Worldwide - Working Paper 304
This paper documents the methodology underpinning CARMA v3.0, released in July 2012.
This paper presents the results of applying the QuODA methodology to agriculture, explains the limitations of the approach, and compares donor performance with the original QuODA results.
In this paper, the authors discuss the rationale for investing in vaccination and construct a metric to measure country commitment to vaccination that would promote accountability and better tracking of performance.
The Evolution of India’s UID Program: Lessons Learned and Implications for Other Developing Countries
This paper discusses the evolution of India's Universal ID program, the innovative organization and pathbreaking technology behind it, how it is being rolled out, and how robust ID is beginning to be used.
This is the data set underlying Policy Paper 009, “A Commitment to Vaccination Index: Measuring Government Progress toward Global Immunization.”
In this paper, Nancy Birdsall sets out basic information on the growing middle class in Latin America and the Caribbean and provides grounds for optimism that such expansion might reinforce the inclusive politics that sustain broadly shared growth.
The authors conduct a rigorous econometric analysis of a civil conflict that the Indian Prime Minister has called the single biggest internal security challenge ever faced by his country, the Maoist conflict.