Traditional cost-benefit analysis tends to undervalue long-term investments, especially in natural capital. Discount rates often overlook impacts beyond 20 years. To rectify this, we need policies that prioritize long-term sustainability.
Large language model artificial intelligence, such as ChatGPT, Bard and others, has great potential in the world of international development. But – at least for now – it also has serious limitations.
Development efforts should provide all individuals, including members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex community, with the opportunity to live with the identities they choose.
Behavioral insights offer effective tools to come up with innovative solutions to address people’s behavior and biases regarding climate change.
As the region recovers from the pandemic there is an opportunity to rethink how development is undertaken and to deploy mission-oriented approaches to policy making.
There has been a sharp contrast between evidence and policies during the pandemic, but these actions will encourage evidence-informed policymaking as we move forward.
Simple privatization was once seen as a catch-all solution to the problems of state-owned enterprises. Today, broader solutions are needed that change the systems in which these companies operate.
Slowing population growth can have broad benefits for society, including enhancing the many ways that older citizens enrich our communities.