A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- Confronting the Ebola crisis. David Gartner calls for the U.S. and other countries to invest in public goods that can help defeat Ebola.
- The promise of blanket primaries. In a new post from the Primaries Project series, Alexander Podkul and Elaine Kamarck have significant questions about the blanket primary as a political reform measure.
- Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi awarded Nobel Peace Prize. Rebecca Winthrop and Eileen McGivney remark on Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi winning the Nobel Peace Prize for their continuous efforts to help improve girls education.
- The poverty of poverty data. Laurence Chandy and Homi Kharas applaud that global poverty is diminishing but critique how the World Bank collects its data.
- A snapshot of USAID public-private partnerships. George Ingram looks at the U.S. Agency for International Development’s dataset of its public-private partnerships.
- Africa in the news. The Africa Growth Initiative’s regular roundup of top Africa news stories.
- Protecting internally displaced women. The Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement details a gender-sensitive implementation of laws and guidelines for internally displaced persons.
Charmaine Crutchfield contributed to this post.