By David Dollar
The ‘middle-income trap’ has entered the lexicon of policymakers in Asia and elsewhere. Many leaders worry that economic growth will come off the boil soon.
By Elias Biryabarema
Before the discovery of oil in Lake Albert, Hoima was a remote town in Western Uganda, whose main sources of income were farming and a trickle of tourists.
By Atsushi Seike
The proportion of people aged 65 years old and over is now more than one-quarter of the total population of Japan — proportionally, the largest in the world.
By Stacey Gutkowski
Western policymakers once understood the dynamics of secular politics in the Middle East, but this knowledge has been subsumed under a fixation on Islam’s supposed threat to western security interests.