blog iconDown the ‘development’ data rabbit hole

STARTING my job at Development Pathways a year ago meant an important change in my career: I started conducting much more (‘raw’) data analysis than I had ever done before. Sure, I had worked with micro- or household level data before on and off, but this was the ‘real thing’: Working...

blog iconThe limits of using ‘Big Data’ for development – an economist writes

Get your inner nerd out! The World Bank has launched a competition to help them better predict a households’ poverty status based on easy-to-collect information and machine learning algorithms. Build a statistical model that works well, and you could win a cash price of up to US$ 6,000! So what’s...

News IconFresh evidence on global development progress for persons with disabilities unveiled

17th December 2018: The first global United Nations report to examine disability and the Sustainable Development Goals provides fresh evidence on the need for progress to close the gap in outcomes...

Our Work IconImproving global monitoring of the achievement of the SDGs for persons with disabilities

There are considerable monitoring efforts to determine overall worldwide progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development goals. But there remains a significant evidence gap regarding the progress of persons...

blog iconWhat can data tell us about international commitment to providing access to disability benefits?

Written by Patrick Llewellin, Diloá Athias, and Bjorn Gelders  In recognition of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Development Pathways is launching the 2019 edition of our Disability Benefit Database – a unique inventory of tax-financed disability benefits in low- and middle-income countries around the world.   Persons with disabilities – and their households – face a higher risk of living in poverty than people without disabilities. Even when incomes are similar, people with disabilities tend to...

News IconLaunch of new Disability Benefits Database

Development Pathways launch the 2019 edition of our Disability Benefit Database – a unique inventory of tax-financed disability benefits in low- and middle-income countries around the world