IDS researchers are speaking about tax and gender equality and tax for better governance, at the first global conference of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax
Prof Ian Scoones, IDS research fellow and co-director of the ESRC STEPS Centre, sets out the agricultural policies he believes must now be put in place in order to Zimbabwe’s agriculture and economy moving again.
Blog: Business leaders raise the bar on corporate tax behavior 8 February 2018The B Team, a coalition of forward-looking business leaders including Sir Richard Branson, and Ratan Tata, have announced a new set of principles and commitments on corporate tax.[…]
As one in three people are affected, and virtually every country on this planet is facing a serious public health challenge due to malnutrition, the latest IDS Bulletin calls for actors from across sectors to work together to tackle the[…]
Blog: World Cancer Day 2018: It’s time to bring down the price of medicines2 February 2018This World Cancer Day, people across the globe must unite to push for tough actions by governments and UN bodies to change the system that[…]
IDS celebrates top four ranking in Go To Global Think Tank Index
Blog: Children remind us that refugees and migrants deserve respect, like us all1 February 2018Too often we put labels on people arriving by boat into Europe and we lose sight of the fact that they are people. In Poznan, children[…]
Blog: Afghanistan: the tragedy of refugees returning31 January 2018Afghanistan is not safe enough for all these millions of returnees. To claim the opposite is to ignore the reality and puts lives at risk.
Blog: A day at work: Latin America and the Caribbean29 January 2018'TRABAJO ('Work') is a collaborative film shot by ordinary people from more than 10 countries in Latin America. The film reflects the perseverance and tenacity of women and men[…]
Blog: How to end the inequality crisis? More tax justice26 January 2018While the rich are getting richer, governments’ reforms all around the world have brought cuts in corporate income, wealth and property taxes and cuts in public services. The EU[…]
Blog: The top 7 questions you asked about the new Oxfam inequality report23 January 2018Our new inequality report reveals how our economy is delivering billions for those at the top by exploiting millions of ordinary workers at the bottom. Here[…]
Last week IDS celebrated the graduation of 211 IDS Masters students and one PhD researcher.
Blog: What’s Wrong with Wealth? Inequality.22 January 2018Don’t be fooled. What has become increasingly clear over the years, is that there’s no way we’re going to end poverty unless we tackle extreme wealth too.
Blog: #TimesUp: No more silence. No more waiting. No more abuse.19 January 2018Last year women around the world spoke out and shared their stories of violence. How can we ensure that the next generation of women and girls will never[…]
Our flagship publication, the IDS Bulletin has reached 50 years’ continuous publication. The journal enjoys a reputation as one of the world’s leading open access development research publications and brings together the latest thinking and research from work shaped by[…]
In this rapidly changing world, development professionals now face a context in which political authority is fragmented, private (non-state) actors[…]
The Humanitarian Learning Centre (HLC) is a joint initiative of the Institute of Development Studies, the International Rescue Committee and[…]
Action for Empowerment and Accountability is an international research programme which explores how social and political action can contribute to[…]
With expertise in citizenship and participation, politics and economics, financial inclusion, employment and agriculture, IDS uses an interdisciplinary, critical development[…]
Healthcare inequality in Vietnam: the price of a kidneyOanh is a 27-year-old kidney dialysis patient who lives in Hanoi with[…]
Research on how IDS is engaging with Habitat III and The New Urban, Agenda together with key resources on urbanisation.
Teddy, Quechua leader from Peru: “We need formal land titles to protect our territory”For 40 years, the Quechua communities in[…]
IDS's rich history and current research projects on humanitarian relief and development.
Around 15 per cent the world’s population have some form of disability, at least 80 per cent of whom are[…]
An interest in young people has gained significant traction in both policy and academic circles over the past ten years,[…]
This paper identifies the extent to which circular economy (CE) practices are relevant for the implementation of the Sustainable Development[…]
Having made rapid improvements in life expectancy and fertility as a result of significant investments in the health system and[…]
There is currently much talk of the private sector role in nutrition, and whether the state can ‘shape’ the market[…]
Returning to fragility: exploring the link between conflict and returnees in Afghanistan31 January 2018Huge numbers of people are returning to[…]
This paper is an evidence review of how intersecting forms of inequalities influence women’s political participation and representation at the[…]
Development – A private affair?23 January 2018This paper looks at the information available on the role of the Italian private[…]
Reward work, not wealth22 January 2018Dangerous, poorly paid work for the many is supporting extreme wealth for the few. Women[…]
Making All Voices Count was a programme designed to solve the ‘grand challenge’ of creating more effective democratic governance and[…]
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