• Introducing an Outcomes-Based Migrant Welfare Fund

    January 16, 2020 by

    Authors: Rebekah Smith and Richard Johnson Current migration systems encourage migrants to take on debt and service providers to behave poorly, undermining the development impact of labor mobility. We propose a Migrant Welfare Fund that partners with impact investors to pay service providers for outcomes in connecting migrants to jobs, creating a rights-respecting and self-financing… Read more

  • The Future is Older

    January 9, 2020 by

    Author: Lant Pritchett Yogi Berra famously said:  “It is tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”   However, there is one set of predictions about the future of the world’s advanced economies that are almost certainly right, are historically unprecedented, have dramatic implications, and yet are mostly ignored.  These are the demographic forecasts in… Read more

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