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Poverty Line Politics

Lant Pritchett says a goal of eliminating extreme poverty is too narrow-minded. He gives three reasons for including the middle class.

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MCC without Borders?

Could MCC’s future partnerships include regional and sub-national compacts? Sarah Rose explores the upsides and challenges.

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Paying for Results

Owen Barder and colleagues share 12 principles for Payment by Results for more effective and transparent aid.

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Presidencia Perú

Latin America’s “Pacific Alliance”

The Pacific Alliance trade agreement is one of the few bright spots in Latin America’s integration efforts. Guillermo Perry explains.

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Ebola Economics

Mead Over outlines five new steps rich countries can take now to help contain the Ebola epidemic—and minimize its economic fallout.

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Sustaining AfDB Progress

Donald Kaberuka ushered in a decade of progress at the African Development Bank. Todd Moss tells how to keep the momentum after his departure.

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Post-2015 Migration Goal

Michael Clemens shares his excitement that the draft post-2015 development goals include migration. He has ideas to make it even better.

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Post-2015 Migration Goal

Michael Clemens shares his excitement that the draft post-2015 development goals include migration. He has ideas to make it even better.

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Deliberative Polling for Climate Action

Deliberative Polling shows what people think of an issue after really thinking about it. Lawrence MacDonald proposes it as a catalyst for better climate policy.

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Whither USAID Innovation?

USAID’s Global Development Lab has been quiet since its April launch. Former chief scientist Alex Dehgan speaks frankly with Casey Dunning about its struggles.

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