The power of edutainment: Evidence from Brazil and Nigeria
Telenovelas in Brazil helped reduce fertility rates, while an MTV drama increased knowledge about HIV in Nigeria and encouraged safer sexual practices
Can imposing tariffs tackle trade imbalances?
Domestic policies should do more to address inequality in the gains from international trade
Raising money for the state: Lessons on reducing tax evasion from Chile and Ecuador
Value-added tax (VAT) can facilitate tax enforcement by generating paper trails on transactions between firms
Women as policymakers: Evidence from a randomised policy experiment in India
Women leaders increase the provision of public goods that benefit women and children more, and also raise the aspirations of girls and their parents
Implementing poverty-reduction interventions at scale: Challenges and considerations
Programmes aimed at alleviating poverty must be designed in cost-effective ways before they can be used by government as viable public policy at scale
Can kindergarten combat learning inequality?
Participation in early childhood education programmes can lead to improved and lasting learning outcomes for disadvantaged children
Assessing the market forces behind effective education: Evidence from Pakistan
In low-income countries, students’ economic background can determine how well their learning needs are matched with their schools’ instructional level
Data revolution: Transforming Sierra Leone
How a collaboration between the IGC and policymakers in Sierra Leone reduced barriers to trade and helped local businesses export their goods
How can countries grow sustainably?
Domestic and multilateral efforts are both needed to ensure people can benefit from economic growth opportunities