In the Netherlands, a modest experiment in welfare policy taps into a very big idea: universal basic income.
An online platform for “microbonds” promises to make it easier for people to invest public works projects.
A community in rural Vietnam has become the site of a project that seeks to export a successful South Korean development model.
A social enterprise that served farmers in Kenya had to close down, but it yielded a healthy crop of insights about failure.
A “multifaceted” program has the potential to yield lasting improvements in the lives of the very poor.
Collaborative approaches to economic development are seeing results.
Why Africa needs society-minded entrepreneurs, not glitzy projects, and how the economic philosophy of Africapitalism can guide the way.
A reminder that getting client and beneficiary feedback—even in the face of competing priorities—is critical to effective program design.
The 21st century needs to harness the power of water, and the battered coastal city of New Orleans may just have the goods to do it.