The Third Elementary Education Project led to positive educational and work results for girls, yet appeared to lower boys' prospects.
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New research examines how personal preferences and real-world conditions shape people's economic decisions.
A new Science study shows providing free vouchers for water treatments to the poor screens out those who won't use them without deterring those who do.
New book shows the growth of microcredit in Bangladesh has helped lift some 2.5 million people out of poverty over 20 years.
Sluggish growth endangers the Sustainable Development Goal of ending poverty by 2030.
New discussion paper analyzes current growth slowdown affecting the entire global economy and suggests that today's optimistic projections may be overrated.
Yanyan Liu is a research fellow in IFPRI’s Markets, Trade and Institutions Division. The world’s population is both rapidly expanding and becoming increasingly urbanized. But while population growth poses significant challenges to food security and…