Where Women Have the Most Economic Opportunity

Looking at women’s economic empowerment through a lens that sees eight criteria, we can compare the world’s 190 countries.

What We Should Know About 58.3 degrees

We could call 58.3°F the Goldilocks temperature. It’s not too hot, not too cold, but just right. An IMF paper explained why we need to know this. Electricity Use The study In a recent working paper, an IMF economist hypothesizes…

The World’s First Drone Port

If the first drone airport is built in Rwanda, they will have achieved a transportation infrastructure leap and eliminated the need for expensive roads.

The World’s Sanitation Gap

A production possibilities graph can display the land, labor and capital underutilization that inadequate sanitation creates and indicate a constrained GDP.

Electrification Insight From a Stunning NASA Map

African development continues to be constrained by problems with electricity generation and access to electricity that affect productivity and mobility.

India’s Height Mystery

Long assumed to have a direct relationship, the connection between height and GDP becomes more complex when we compare India and Africa.

How To Cope With (Water) Stress

Being water stressed means you are unusually vulnerable to a water shortage. Sort of like a household where one emergency can push it over the edge because it spends all it earns, so too with most water stressed nations. That one drought…