Elizabeth Kaletski and Susan Randolph explore the inherent links between human rights and the economy. They argue that economic and social rights (ESR) and economic growth are mutually reinforcing, and that prioritising ESR may be the best path towards improving both Read more
The case of Hong Kong shows that Chinese Communist Party dominance has a negative impact on empowerment rights. For Taiwan, though, it could end up much worse. Stephen Bagwell and Meridith LaVelle explore the potential outcomes of this scenario, using evidence from Hong Kong and data from the Human Rights Measurement Initiative Read more
Pablo C. Santos-Pineda
Pablo Santos-Pineda uses the Human Rights Measurement Initiative scores to evaluate El Salvadorโs performance in fulfilling the right to education. This performance has been poor, and many children would benefit from strategic changes in its policies Read more
Reliable, accessible human rights data is vital to track the human rights performance of countries worldwide. Good data can help create a world where those rights are better understood and fulfilled. Discussing measurement projects, new methodologies, and the limits of human rights data is therefore vital, writes Eduardo Burkle Read more
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