Cash Transfers Get an Upgrade

The following post was originally published on the CGAP Microfinance Gateway. This piece was co-written with Frances MacLellan and draws from work conducted along with my fellow capstone team-mates: Diana Zambonino, Jonathan Melo and Silvana Rebaza. In a recent post, Jeremy Shapiro points to the Findex database, using it to suggest that recipients of government transfers are… Read More Cash Transfers Get an Upgrade

How refugees ‘pour’ into the United States in a flow chart

Here is the basic flow chart for how a refugee actually comes to the US. The process involves about 12 steps, each of which can derail the process With some of the most rigorous screening procedures on the globe already place, what is Trump’s motive? After the 120 day period banning entry, what will his… Read More How refugees ‘pour’ into the United States in a flow chart

Bringing malaria elimination within reach through population-wide drug-based strategies

This blog was originally posted on Making Malaria History on July 26, 2016 The global scale-up of vector control and improved case management has helped bring malaria cases and deaths to record lows since 2000. Endemic countries and donors are now working toward a world without malaria. Since 2010, PATH, through the Malaria Control and… Read More Bringing malaria elimination within reach through population-wide drug-based strategies

One graph predicts Hillary’s impact on inequality

The wealth of the 1% most wealthy Americans has been rising at a ridiculously fast pace since the late 1970’s, regardless of the president or party in power. Hillary Clinton has gotten $44.1 million USD in her campaigns from Wall Street and financial services. More than her husband ever received from this group ($39.7 million since… Read More One graph predicts Hillary’s impact on inequality