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The international economy, shaped by governments, businesses and other actors, touches the lives of everyone in the world. Pulitzer Center grantee stories tagged with “Economy” feature reporting that covers business, workers and the impact of global capitalism on people’s lives. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on the economy.

 

Chicken Farming Brightens Future for Haitians

Rebuilding a chicken sector in rural Haiti has been accompanied by challenges including training, repayments and cheap imports, but now hundreds are able to access a new source of sustainable income.

Marriott Takes a Gamble in Haiti

The Marriott Port-au-Prince hotel is in its second year of operation and employs 165 people, nearly all of whom are Haitian. Still, demand is less than anticipated.

China’s Water Crisis in Two Minutes

A short explainer on China's water crisis. Factors including climate change, pollution, urbanization and energy demands have led to a severe water crisis in China.

Diego's Rebirth

A personal story of redemption in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, formerly one of the most violent cities in the world.

How Aid Became Big Business

Since the 2008 global financial crisis, the power of large corporations in international aid has been taken to a whole new level and is now skewing global development priorities.

Tajikistan: How Green Was My Valley

The president of Tajikistan once called Mirzasho Akobirov the country's best orchard keeper. Now, Akobirov would like others in Tajikistan to follow his example, rather than migrate to Russia.