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Lant Pritchett says a goal of eliminating extreme poverty is too narrow-minded. He gives three reasons for including the middle class.
Could MCC’s future partnerships include regional and sub-national compacts? Sarah Rose explores the upsides and challenges.
Owen Barder and colleagues share 12 principles for Payment by Results for more effective and transparent aid.
The Pacific Alliance trade agreement is one of the few bright spots in Latin America’s integration efforts. Guillermo Perry explains.
Mead Over outlines five new steps rich countries can take now to help contain the Ebola epidemic—and minimize its economic fallout.
Donald Kaberuka ushered in a decade of progress at the African Development Bank. Todd Moss tells how to keep the momentum after his departure.
Michael Clemens shares his excitement that the draft post-2015 development goals include migration. He has ideas to make it even better.
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.
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.