Forget mixed panels, how often do you see this at a conference? (although a crèche might have made her life easier…..) [h/t Rahma M Mian]
Wonder what Dominique Strauss-Kahn would make of the IMF’s new report on national restrictions on women’s rights
‘Number of wrecked airplanes near the runway of the main airport’. Crowd-sourced “Real World Development Indicators” from Chris Blattman
Map of African regime types, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit Democracy Index (27/54 countries are ”authoritiarian/nominal democracy’)
Anti-drug policies cost $100bn a year, don’t work, and often harm poor farmers and the environment according to a new Health Poverty Action report
From the perils of micromanagement to the wonders of cash transfers: great 7 part rethink of aid by former USAID staffer Diana Ohlbaum
David Booth of ODI summarizes big research project with ‘5 myths about governance and development‘, including that there is no evidential basis for David Cameron’s ‘golden thread’ argument that one leads to the other.