Professors Anne Case and Sir Angus Deaton build on their groundbreaking 2015 paper with new research on the mortality rates of white non-Hispanic middle-age Americans and the factors affecting them.
“Through this task force, I've been exposed to activists, lawyers and government officials.”
—Cydney Kim ’17
Brazil's 2003 election created an opening for reform-minded public servants who wanted to combat pervasive corruption in government. The justice minister teamed up with people from other parts of the anti-corruption ecosystem to initiate an informal, cross-institutional network to challenge money laundering and financial crime. They drafted enabling legislation, strengthened monitoring, improved information sharing and built capacity and specialization. By 2016, authorities had disrupted an entrenched political culture and prosecuted scores of high-level cases.