Hamas officials on Tuesday claimed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed willingness, through international mediators, to advance humanitarian projects in the Gaza Strip, including improving the enclave’s electricity...

When you have to redo your literature review for a “revise and resubmit,” you know two things: first, the publishing process in economics is slow, and second, the evidence is accumulating fast in your subject matter. The former is...

Legal anomaly left male same-sex adoptive parents unable to claim State benefit.

An anomaly in the law that prevented male same-sex couples from receiving adoptive leave and benefit is set to be resolved by...

A new welfare payment which will benefit up to 60,000 new parents who are employed or self-employed is set to come into effect from November.

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina...

“Health is a human right, and I am pleased with the efforts to achieve health for all, including for migrants,” said the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, following his visit to...

Liberia’s Finance and Development Planning Minister Samuel D. Tweah has urged Africa’s development partners to redirect their assistance toward investment in infrastructure and agriculture. Serving as one of the panelists at the...

Direct benefit transfer of subsidies in cash and kind crossed the ₹3-lakh crore mark in 2018-19 to 123.8 crore beneficiaries through over 351-crore transactions. Official data reveals that DBT in both cash and kind amounted to ₹3,06...

On Aadhaar...there is no vision, only political gimmick," tweeted Narendra Modi in 2014, just a month before he became Prime Minister. Since then, his stance on Aadhaar has changed dramatically. The political gimmick has now emerged as the backbone...

Kenya’s national safety net program significantly expanded the coverage of cash transfers from 299,000 to 1.2 million households — an estimated five million people are from vulnerable households of which around 2.3 million are...

OPINION: Amidst elections, there is talk of implementing models of the Universal Basic Income (UBI). Budget 2019 introduced Rs 6,000 per year assured income support for small and marginal farmers. While the Economic Survey in 2016-...

The Social movement “Basic Income Russia Tomorrow”, together with the charity foundation “Coordinates of Good”, were awarded the Wow Successful Awards 2019, in the Social Innovation chapter, on the 13th of March. This award means...

OPINION: Many among those who advocate for cash transfers are frustrated with corrupt and inefficient governments and want to explore an easier way out. There is no easy way out. Poor people, like all of us, need strong states to...