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What place in the world are you looking to learn more about? We've got recommendations on the latest news and research for all the major regions, so that you can see what's going on in your neck of the woods, or see how things are playing out somewhere a little further afield.

If you would like to recommend a source, article, blog, podcast, book, or whatever else, either from your country or elsewhere, whether in English or any other language, share it with us by emailing crl2 (at) williams (dot) edu, and we'll get it up.

Our latest recommendations

Prof. Gibson Recommends: This Podcast Episode on “Chickens, Cash, and Development Economics”

In this EconTalks podcast, economist Chris Blattman discusses the trade-offs between giving people in parts of Africa cash versus chickens, and how they used randomized controlled trials to find out which was more effective for helping people.

Podcast: “Cushioning the Effects of Covid-19 on the Poor”

In this VoxDev Talk, economists Rema Hanna and Ben Olken discuss what’s needed to help the poor through this crisis.

Blog: Open Letter to G20 Countries

This blog post on VoxEU is an open letter from late March to the leaders of the G20 countries, asking for greater involvement on helping the developing world handle the covid-19 crisis.