Refugees after a water rescue

Ideas, Evidence & Intuitions: complexity, graphs, and borders

This issue of IEI reflects on a diverse array of issues including the challenges of telling complex stories, the visual representation of key data that impacts how we understand the world, and the intersection of borders, migrants, refugees and development. How to tell stories about complex issues (SSIR). “The science of storytelling—the...

IMAGO Workshop with Seva Mandir

“Can Anyone Hear Us?”

By Elena Serrano This cry for help is the name of a book that has inspired a generation of researchers and scholars who seek to understand in a profound way the core elements of poor people´s definition of poverty. The research was published by the World Bank in 2000 by a team...

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Ideas, Evidence & Intuitions: on women and stories

by Surili Sheth Women in the world 0. It was Mother’s Day yesterday, which provides us an important opportunity to think about the staggering numbers for black infant and maternal mortality rates in the United States. Not only is there structural violence, racism, and poverty – but evidence strongly suggests that “weathering” over...