The Global Power City Index ranks the world’s most important cities according to their ‘magnetism’.
Latin America is one of the most violent regions in the world. Prisons and police have done nothing to change that.
Research has found that paying people as an incentive to stop smoking is highly effective.
Social entrepreneurs are people who harness the power of market forces and business principles to solve social problems, from poor health-care to unemployment. Meet this year's awardees.
Could self-efficacy be the best way to reduce poverty?
Some of the world's most influential billionaires plan to launch a powerful digital platform to harness the avalanche of data sent from satellites each day.
Kemal Derviş explores the chances of universal basic incomes becoming common across the globe.
A look at some of the entrepreneurs who have supported universal basic income.
Nobel laureate Robert Shiller of Yale and Wharton finance professor Jeremy Siegel discuss how the income distribution gap became so wide, and the impact AI could have on it.
This year's crop of social champions includes gene-editing pioneers, peacebuilders, an Ivy League village chief and a space archaeologist.
17 of the most powerful and moving photos captured by Damir Sagolj in 2016.
K. Anders Ericsson shares his advice on becoming good at anything.
Google is trying to make Google Translate more accurate by expanding the number of languages that are supported by its neural machine translation software.
The social network is taking a more proactive stance to support users
In an AMA on Reddit, Bill Gates says he doesn't think countries are quite ready to implement universal basic income.