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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.
Former NADRA chairman Tariq Malik explains how biometric technologies helped make Pakistan’s national ID program a world leader.
Citizens pay for government contracts; it is time they knew what they are paying for. Charles Kenny picks out four countries leading the way.