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Solving the Energy Crisis with Cash on Delivery Aid

To reduce energy poverty effectively, aid agencies should offer funds to countries in proportion to their success at expanding energy access, says Bill Savedoff.

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Ending the AIDS Epidemic

Thanks to PEPFAR, more than half of all HIV-infected Africans receive treatment. But without greater prevention efforts, the global AIDS burden could double every 25 years.

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Harnessing Marketing Power for Global Good

The private sector has a key role to play in ensuring global economic prosperity and combatting misinformation. LEGO's break with The Daily Mail is just one example.

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Foreign Assistance and the Trump Administration

Foreign assistance advances US interests around the world and at home. Scott Morris and Beth Schwanke review the fundamentals.

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Nancy Birdsal and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Become a Champion of Global Development: Join the CGD Society Today

Invest in the global change you want to see: join CGD in finding real-world policy solutions to help the world's poorest.

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PM Modi Reins In "Black Money"

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken aim at illicit finance by removing high-denomination bills from circulation. This bold move may have jarring side effects for India's poorest people.

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Helping Refugees? Sounds Like a Job for Development

Traditional humanitarian approaches struggle to address refugee crises. Theo Talbot and Cindy Huang spotlight the need for greater cooperation between humanitarian and development actors.

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Daniel Ramirez

How President Trump Can Make Trade More Fair

To protect those who lose out from free trade agreements, President-elect Trump should work with Congress on labor market policies that help American workers adapt to globalization and emerging technologies, Kim Elliott says.

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President Trump and International Development

President-elect Trump will come into office at a time when Americans are more dependent than ever on global cooperation. Today, it is worth revisiting both why effective US leadership on development matters and how it can be improved.

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A Push for Global Health

The first hundred days of the new administration should kick start an ambitious agenda in global healthWe recommend seven priority actions ... Read Full Story

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