Much like eradicating a disease, ending poverty requires knowing where it exists. A new project uses satellites and artificial intelligence to measure poverty rates – reaching places missed by traditional household surveys. Researchers say this can help track changes more quickly and improve the ability of governments and nonprofits as they try to end extreme poverty by 2030.
Satellites: The latest and greatest way to measure poverty
Economic freedom drives growth, reduces poverty – not the other way around
Without economic freedom from suppressive interference, economic growth does not necessarily mean less poverty or a higher quality of life, a recent…