Get out, stay out: how financial resilience helps end poverty

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Leora Klapper, Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank Hundreds of millions of people around the world live in extreme poverty. Global development work mostly focuses on helping those poor people become prosperous. Policy-makers generally support financial inclusion because it […]

The UN went to one of the world’s richest countries to look at poverty – this is what it found

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Formative Content Picture a country where a fifth of the population lives in poverty. People have to choose between eating or heating their homes and children go to school hungry. Homelessness is rising. And basic services […]

Globalization 4.0 must provide for the poorest, or it risks causing chaos for everyone

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sara Pantuliano, Acting Executive Director , Overseas Development Institute Globalization has helped lift millions out of poverty and improved living standards across the world, including in some of the poorest regions and states. But it has also deepened inequalities, […]

The miserables and the untouchables of the economic crisis

The worsening of social conditions for the poorer part of the population, in the years of the still ongoing financial and real economy crisis, is an easily predictable development. However it is a revelation and a pity to observe the difference of the degree and the way recession badly affects some, and at the same […]