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Alan Gelb explains why more countries are investing sovereign wealth at home, often in infrastructure, and how to avoid risks like cronyism and volatility.
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.
Lant Pritchett explains his four criteria to test whether a program or goal is important for development. Readers respond in the comments.
What will the power shift in Congress mean for US development policy? Ben Leo and Scott Morris weigh in.
Can the G-20 leaders, meeting this week, deliver on taxes, corruption, and infrastructure? Alex Cobham and Scott Morris analyze the prospects.
The IPCC reiterates the dire need to cut CO2 emissions to avoid the worst of climate change; saving tropical forests could be up to 30 percent of the solution.
Amanda Glassman interviews the next regional director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, on the way forward for WHO AFRO.
A troubled reorganization effort and shrinking leverage have Nancy Birdsall worried about the World Bank’s future.
US trade policies have a hand in your candy bag this Halloween, blocking imports from countries that would benefit most from market access. Kim Elliott explains.