Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) is an international professional association focused on helping poverty researchers and teachers enhance their positive impact on severe poverty.... Read More


ASAP Calls on OWG to Put Transparency and International Tax Abuse back on the SDG Agenda

The final meeting of the Open Working Group for Sustainable Development Goals (OWG) took place in mid-July. Ahead... Read More

2014 Amartya Sen Prize Contest: Call for Submissions

Academics Stand Against Poverty, Global Financial Integrity, and the Yale Global Justice Program invite submissions... Read More

Press Release: UN Goals Should Do More to Curb Tax Dodging that Has Cost Poor Countries Trillions

The United Nations' proposed global goals for poverty reduction miss much of the story when it comes to trade-related... Read More

Pogge Co-Edits Special Issue on Tax Justice

Concerns over extreme poverty and inequality have led to a number of proposals for the reform of global taxation... Read More



ASAP Sets Ambitious Targets for Impact, Outreach and Collaboration in 2014-17 Strategic Plan

ASAP will launch a flagship ‘Global Colleagues’ project, produce expert survey reports on illicit financial flows and global poverty priorities, and expand into issue campaigns under its first formal strategic... Read More

Impact Stories: Prof. Martha Chen on Informal Economies, the Working Poor and Being an ‘Activist Academic’

In 1997, Chen helped found, Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO), a “global research-policy network that seeks to improve the status of the working poor, especially women, in the informal... Read More

ASAP Welcomes Dynamic New Global Board Members and Officers

Academics Stand Against Poverty has added significantly to its poverty and organizational expertise with the appointment of three new members to its Global Board of Directors, as well as communications and web officers.... Read More