February 3, 2016
Big Data is coming to global health. But who should decide who lives and dies: Doctors on the front lines or a mathematical formula?
February 3, 2016
In his project, "The Life Equation," grantees Rob Tinworth and Miles O'Brien explore the concept of "big data" and the cost effectiveness of global health.
February 3, 2016 /
Where is the balance between economic calculations that save more lives in the long-term and the individual human right to health care in the near?
February 1, 2016 /
International Business Times
The era of Special Economic Zones is dying half a century on from their establishment in Asia, but will what comes next be even more extreme with its sops to multinational corporations?
January 25, 2016 /
During the course of the year that I filmed him, fisherman Cao Suizhou’s hair turned from jet black to white, a potent sign of stress for a man who otherwise endures his worries in silence.
January 21, 2016 /
The rapid growth of Vietnam’s super-rich means multi-billion dollar developments are rising across this ancient city, separating the wealthy with walls from the rest of society.
January 14, 2016 /
Yale Climate Connections
A veteran reporter on climate issues provides a glimpse into a corporate responsibility activist's efforts during the recent Paris climate conference.
January 13, 2016 /
Grantees Claire Provost and Matt Kennard join WBEZ's Jerome McDonnell to discuss how some of the World Bank's lending practices end up hurting the poor.
January 11, 2016
Like so many of Mao’s pronouncements, it sounded simple: “The South has a lot of water; the North lacks water. So if it can be done, borrowing a little water and bringing it up might do the trick.”
January 11, 2016 /
Can technology cause children to lose focus in school? And how has it affected an isolated community in Costa Rica?