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Entries by Otaviano Canuto from 03/2013

Gender Equality Pays Off in Brazil

| Posted 03.07.2013 | World

Brazil's success in reducing poverty and income inequality has been widely reported in recent years. What is less known is that there has also been progress in lessening gender inequality in the past two decades.

South Asia and the Geography of Poverty

| Posted 03.18.2013 | World

While economic growth has lifted many people out of poverty, some regions can now be singled out as places where large numbers remain below the extreme poverty line.

Trade: The World Is Not Flat Yet

| Posted 03.25.2013 | World

It's true that innovations like containerized shipping have reduced transportation costs for physical goods, but trade remains hampered by remaining costly-to-cross hills and canyons.