Bjorn Lomborg

Digitise land records - Unlock economic opportunities

The complexity of the system and tendency for officials to delay or block the process encourages people to rely on informal title arrangements. But this informality weakens the security of property rights and undermines economic activity.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Healthier mothers for a brighter future

Providing all pregnant Bangladeshi women with iron and folic acid would decrease the risk of anaemia in mothers by 69 percent and reduce low-weight births by nearly 3 percent. The majority of the benefits would come from avoiding lifelong productivity losses that arise from low birth weight.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Digitise land records - Unlock economic opportunities

The complexity of the system and tendency for officials to delay or block the process encourages people to rely on informal title arrangements. But this informality weakens the security of property rights and undermines economic activity.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Bangladesh needs clear priorities for the future

Bangladesh has big plans for the next five years. By the time the 50th anniversary of independence arrives, and as part of its Vision 2021 plan, the nation aspires to achieve middle-income status.