Malaria-endemic countries have experienced a significant decline in malaria burden in recent years, and they are relying on strong health management information systems to provide
THE CHALLENGE: In an especially limited information environment, identify the sources and underlying causes of money laundering and assess the vulnerabilities of banking systems to
In an especially limited information environment, identify the sources and underlying causes of money laundering and assess the vulnerabilities of banking systems to those threats.
There has been growing interest in climate-smart agriculture among many national governments and the international donor community.
Higher education is widely recognized as an important key to economic advancement. In many developing countries, however, university entrance examinations have been tainted
by bribery and fraud. Resulting distortions reduce the practical social benefits from educational investment, as well as general public confidence in the system.
Using a modeling approach to development policy
Given limited resources, provide policymakers in Peru and Jamaica with policy interventions to improve student reading scores.
Provide policymakers and program designers with models and tools to inform agricultural policy design and implementation.
Karl Friston’s free energy principle might be the most all-encompassing idea since Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection. But to understand it, you need to peer inside the mind of Friston himself.
When making hard decisions, do you go with your gut or try to calculate the risks? In many cases going with your gut is fine, but the answers to our February puzzle problems show how explicit probabilistic thinking can outperform intuitive estimates. They also highlight the differences between situations where an intuitive approach succeeds and ones where it fails.