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Articles and opinion

Article / 15th September 2008

The World Bank's latest poverty figures underline the fact that globalisation has been largely ineffective at either reducing the burgeoning ranks of the world's poor, or including this vast swathe of the global population into the mainstream economy.

Article / 15th September 2008

The World Bank's revised international poverty line of $1.25, which on many counts reveals a negligible difference in reducing poverty since 1981, raises legitimate questions about the assumed success of globalisation.

Article / 19th May 2008

A collection of facts and further resources about economic development in Africa, including organisations, reports and articles.

Article / 19th May 2008

A collection of facts, organisations, reports and further resources about education from a global perspective.