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Zika Response

Amanda Glassman urges the United States to ditch emergency budget requests and invest permanently in public health preparedness and outbreak response to deal with crises like Zika and Ebola.

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Lagarde

Run, Lagarde, Run

Although Christine Lagarde's track record all but guarantees her a second term as IMF president, her success could also open the way to a merit-based recruitment system.

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Ending Gender Apartheid in the Workplace

A new policy proposal from Charles Kenny, modeled after US anti-apartheid legislation in the 1980s, would help women abroad gain greater access to employment opportunities and full participation in the workforce.

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Nancy Birdsall

Policy Wishes for 2016

Nancy Birdsall happily checks items off of past years’ wish lists (IMF quota reform and climate action, for example) and lays out her top seven global development goals for 2016.

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Cash on Delivery for Climate

The Green Climate Fund may be the best opportunity to address climate change with international funding. Bill Savedoff proposes one way to do so: pilot a Cash on Delivery program to reduce deforestation.

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Most Popular Blogs Posts of 2015

In case you missed it: labor discrimination and the sustainable development goals, the effects of access to microcredit, weighing in on worm wars, and more. No cats.

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Donald Kaberuka Joins CGD

Having recently completed two successful terms as president of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka joins CGD as a distinguished visiting fellow.

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Make Your Giving Global: Join CGD’s 2016 Society

Join like-minded global citizens working to promote prosperity by becoming a CGD Society member today.

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CDI 2015

The Commitment to Development Index

How do rich countries’ policies affect the world’s poorest people? The results are in on CGD’s 2015 Commitment to Development Index. Interactive data, video, podcast, and brief.

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White House and the World

New Proposals for the Next US President

Nancy Birdsall on global public goods; Nazanin Ash on modernizing engagement with the Middle East.

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