Medios

10 Junio 2015
Human security has played a significant role in the global development discourse since the term was introduced in the 1994 Human Development Report. Nowhere more so than in Japan, where the Development Cooperation Charter sees human security as "the guiding principle that lies at the foundation of Japan's development cooperation...
12 Mayo 2015
Informal employment – informality - is everywhere in the developing world. Although it provides badly needed jobs for the poor, it harms workers’ protection, earning predictability and social benefits. It also reduces the tax base. And so understanding the informal economy is critical if one wants to better understand the political, economic and...
21 Abril 2015
Edward Tufte, author of the Visual Display of Quantitative Information, writes that “The commonality between science and art is in trying to see profoundly – to develop strategies of seeing and showing.” And so it is with statistics and visualizations. While the former might unearth relationships or comparisons that were previously hidden, the...
21 Abril 2015
The Human Development Tree by Jurjen Verhagen, an engineer and interactive visualization specialist from the Netherlands, was selected today as the winner of the Data Visualization Competition organized by the Human Development Report Office for the Cartagena DataFest. He and the other two finalists, Close the Gap by Ri Liu and Visualizing the...
16 Abril 2015
Edward Tufte, autor de La representación visual de la información cuantitativa, escribió que "lo que tienen en común la ciencia y el arte es que tratan de ver en profundidad- para desarrollar estrategias de ver y mostrar". Y lo mismo ocurre con la estadística y las visualizaciones. Mientras que la primera busca desenterrar relaciones o...
14 Abril 2015
In developed societies we take it for granted that all children are registered at birth and that all people are registered when they die with a medically assigned cause of death. We hardly think about birth and death registration because we rarely are the initiators; it is usually the institution where the birth takes place that registers the baby...
31 Marzo 2015
En el mundo de hoy en día, defender la dignidad del trabajo es una batalla constante. El pensamiento económico predominante considera el trabajo un coste de producción, que en la economía mundial debe ser lo más bajo posible para resultar competitivo. Considera a los trabajadores consumidores, que, debido a sus salarios relativamente bajos,...