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Lawrence MacDonald and Jing Cao offer a glimpse into a future where carbon pricing has brought the world back from the brink of irreversible climate change.
CGD’s policy outreach team offers eight takeaways for development from the recently passed CRomnibus bill keeping the government’s lights on.
Nancy Birdsall invites you to join CGD’s network of global citizens dedicated to independent research and policy ideas for a better, more prosperous world.
New CGD research shows how commitments to curb deforestation were forged in previous climate negotiations and what the lessons are for the COP20 in Lima.
As PbR is added to the development lexicon, Rita Perakis and Bill Savedoff explain the differences between all the performance-based payment approaches.
The Millennium Challenge Corporation decides next week which countries qualify for MCC support. Sarah Rose explains why the choice is tougher than usual.
How could public health spending at the subnational level be more efficient and effective? A new CGD working group investigates, starting in India.
Mead Over commends UNAIDS for ambitious new targets to reduce new HIV infections. The hard work, he says, is still to come.
Alan Gelb explains why more countries are investing sovereign wealth at home, often in infrastructure, and how to avoid risks like cronyism and volatility.
The current rules for what counts as official development assistance are a mess. Owen Barder and Stephan Klasen propose how to clean them up.