The country had 741 infections in 2009, but not a single one in 2012 or 2013.
Haven't given to charity yet this season? Don't worry - here's everything you need to know to make your gift count.
Before the government taxes people and/or sends them money, inequality in Sweden is as high as it is in the U.S. Then everything changes.
You've got to admit, it's getting better. It's getting better, all the time.
Some argue that the U.S. will damage its reputation if it backs down on Syria. The academic evidence doesn't really bear that out.
Beware of economists yielding regressions, but the latest work on the effects of austerity should make you stand up and take notice.
It's not the most airtight of arguments, but it's worth noting that it's totally possible to (a) not have a statutory limit on government debt and (b) not be engulfed in flames.
For the first time, we know where the $52.6 billion we spend on intelligence operations goes. Here's the rundown.
As the U.S. prepares to intervene against another Middle Eastern leader, here are the very basics of the conflict to date.
The poorest Argentinians and Indians are actually poor. The poorest Americans are solidly middle-class, from a global perspective.
If you plot the country's unemployment rates against its inflation rates, the result looks an awful lot like…JAPAN!
The University of Chicago economist will be India's Ben Bernanke, but the two men's challenges could not be more different.
Research suggests that efforts to fortify embassies in the wake of threats sometimes achieve the opposite effect.
Constitutional monarchies are as successful, if not more so, than republics. Plus they have awesome rituals and jewels and stuff. What's not to like?
Once, being the British royal family head was a boss position. Now it just means powerlessly overseeing decline.
Here are a few things he should consider before he picks from Venezuela, Bolivia and Nicaragua.
Canada's Senate is embroiled in scandal. Will they adopt our model instead?
Britain has had sluggish growth, but an all right labor market. The secret? Paying workers a lot less.
Margaret Thatcher fundamentally changed how the government of Britain worked, and influenced everyone from Ronald Reagan to Brian Mulroney in the process.
On most issues, the new pope is a social conservative, and he is no liberation theologian. But the Catholic Church in Argentina, of which he was a leader, hates austerity.