By Agustina Calatayud. What do air traffic and the financial crisis of 2008 have in common with the human brain and the 2015 Ebola epidemic? Can Complexity Science offer us effective solutions to these problems and others? Recent international events suggest we are living in a time of growing turbulence. Just to mention a few: the 2008 financial crisis and … [Read more...] about Can Complexity Science assist effective development?
When the Oportunidades program began in Mexico in 1998―under the name Progresa―few could have imagined what this initiative would mean 10 years later, not only for the country, but for development theory and practice. This pioneer in conditional cash transfers incorporated an innovative impact assessment methodology that has become not only an example of development … [Read more...] about Just half an inch, but a lot of impact