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March 13, 2018
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Mabini is a small, southern region of the Philippines. As of 2015, its population was of 46,000. By then, 13% of its residents had migrated to Italy.

After the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, the Philippine peso depreciated and many locals decided to migrate for a better future. Today about 2% of Filipinos work overseas and send back remittances to one quarter of all households in the country. They are present in over 174 countries, with the clear majority being in Saudi Arabia (42%). 

Dean Yang, Professor in the Department of Economics and the Ford School of Public Po...

March 12, 2018
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At least 94 million kids have stopped working since the year 2000. The International Labour Organization says that “we are moving in the right direction”, however there is still a lot to do. In 2016 there were still 152 million children aged 5-17 working, with 71% of them doing so in the agricultural sector. What conditions can determine the future panorama of child labour around the world?

Alberto Posso, Associate Professor of Economics at the International...