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Willa Friedman unpacks two careful studies with disturbing findings: sometimes aid increases violence.
Michael Clemens explains that growing income fosters more migration, not less, and that letting people go can be better for a country than making them stay.
Ben Leo suggests a short list of priorities for Dana Hyde, the new CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corp.
Take a look back at what made 2013 a landmark year for CGD. Annual report with video and pics.
Michael Clemens celebrates new evidence that research linking migration and development has grown in volume and scope.
The White House has announced that the CIA will no longer use vaccine programs as cover. Charles Kenny wants you to help spread the news far and wide.
Alex Cobham tells why US participation in a new tax information-sharing agreement is good for development and what needs to happen next.
CGD has been rated one of the most transparent think tanks worldwide, earning five stars for its open disclosure of funding.
Amanda Glassaman highlights the challenges of evaluating national malaria programs and asks for help finding a malaria case study for an upcoming book.
CGD non-resident fellow Nora Lustig is leading a new partnership focused on data-based solutions for reducing inequality.