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El Pasoan authors UN migrant report - El Paso Inc

20 Jan 2017
IDS alum Rebecca Napier-Moore co-authored UN migrant report on women laborers in Thailand

Nine months into liquor ban, crimes in Bihar up by 13%

12 Jan 2017
Article on India's recent alcohol ban policy written by an IDS PhD student.

Where is the money? Donor funding priorities shift in eastern Africa

12 Jan 2017
New IDS study seeks to critically examine the shifts and trends in current donor funding in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia and South Sudan aimed at reducing violence and conflict.

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New book on China and other BRICS in international development lauded by former World Bank Chief Economist

20 Dec 2016
A new book on the growing influence of China and the other BRICS countries (Brazil, India, Russia and South Africa) has been hailed by leading world economists for the insights it sheds on the role and influence of these countries on global development, an area of international trade and politics that has traditionally been shaped by North America, Europe and associated international institutions such as the World Bank.

Innovative Research Helps Rwanda Raise $9m in Tax Revenue

01 Dec 2016
For the first time, a study has been carried out in Africa, generating important research findings and helping to raise an additional $9 million USD in tax revenue for Rwanda.

Growing access to online porn is changing sex education In developing countries

22 Nov 2016
Online pornography has become the predominant channel through which young women and men are learning about sex, not only in the developed world but in developing countries too.

New frontier technologies can transform lives of poorest if governments, businesses and communities work together

31 Oct 2016
New technologies including drones, 3D printers and crowdsourcing could significantly improve the lives of the world’s poorest, says a new report launched today by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS).