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What Can International Development Learn From Britain’s Olympic Team?

Getting on the bandwagon of identifying lessons from Team GB's relative success at the 2016 Olympic Games. Read the full post »

Brexit and Truthiness

In which I fact check and annotate today's Vote Leave leaflet Read the full post »
India, Bihar state, Patna, 11 december 2007, Slums Patna, Bihar

Do middle-income countries really get more aid than low-income countries?

Hans Rosling, using ODI data, said that middle income countries get three times as much aid as low income countries, per person in poverty. Actually low income countries get 79% more aid per poor person than middle income countries. Read the full post »

Aid transparency: are we nearly there?

There is good news and bad news in the 2016 Aid Transparency Index, which is published today. Read the full post »