The needs of millions of overlooked, ‘left behind’ adolescent women must become a more significant priority within international efforts to end poverty by
Feb. 11, 2021 • ~7 min
Guillermo Toral PhD '20 finds health care quality drops in months leading up to mayoral elections, and if the incumbent loses, the quality continues to fall.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~8 min
Millions of the world’s poorest children are leaving school without mastering even basic levels of reading or maths because of an overlooked pattern of widespread, wealth-based inequalities in their countries’ education systems, new research suggests.
May 27, 2020 • ~6 min
Surging numbers of first-generation learners at risk of being left behind in education systems worldwide
‘First-generation learners’ – a substantial number of pupils around the world who represent the first generation in their families to receive an education – are also significantly more likely to leave school without basic literacy or numeracy skills, a study suggests.
May 21, 2020 • ~6 min
A new report aims to provide a framework so that "governments and those in power can turn goodwill into action”.
Feb. 25, 2020 • ~6 min
Political science PhD candidates Guillermo Toral and Tugba Bozcaga find that government-appointed officials deliver the goods — given the right circumstances.
Oct. 21, 2019 • ~10 min
CITE and D-Lab study finds evaporative cooling devices show promise for helping small-scale farmers, market vendors, and families store and preserve vegetables.
June 20, 2018 • ~8 min
MIT senior and Model UN leader William Rodríguez works to encourage the global exchange of ideas.
May 20, 2018 • ~8 min
A simple card explaining a government aid program leads to more rice for poor villagers in Indonesia.
May 9, 2018 • ~6 min
Introducing a user-friendly, step-by-step guide to conducting comparative product evaluations | MIT News
The Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation teams up with the Technology Exchange Lab to produce a toolkit for technology evaluation in global development.
April 25, 2018 • ~6 min