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US Congress limits on a little-known but highly effective USAID program are bad for development and US tax payers. Ben Leo proposes a sensible fix.
Scott Morris and Devesh Kapur argue the World Bank must be unchained from its capital constraints and grow to remain relevant.
Denmark tops the Commitment to Development Index without leading in a single category. All countries can improve just by learning from the strengths of others.
Write your own State of the Union. CGD experts offer suggestions.
Charles Kenny argues in a new book that the end of US and European dominance could be the start of a better world for everyone.
Beth Schwanke unpacks the foreign affairs bit of the US FY14 omnibus appropriations bill, with an eye to the 1 percent that’s foreign aid.
The bonanza years are over for Latin America, says Liliana Rojas-Suarez. So what comes next?
Lawrence Summers, former US Treasury secretary and president of Harvard, will become chair of CGD’s board of directors, succeeding founding chair Edward Scott Jr.
A former USAID Sudan mission director offers five precepts for US engagement in troubled South Sudan.
The White House has named Deborah Birx as the next head of PEPFAR. Amanda Glassman offers congratulations—and suggestions for the AIDS agency's future.