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Liliana Rojas-Suarez explains why access to financial services in Latin America is lower than in equally prosperous countries.
Mead Over unpacks his and World Bank economists' assessment of the economic impact of Ebola. The costs go far beyond those of treatment and lost labor.
Charles Kenny and Sarah Dykstra discuss global responses to violence against women in one of a series of posts addressing the many guises of gender discrimination.
Service performance guarantees could help African countries attract investors much as malls lure tenants with good services. Vij Ramachandran and Alan Gelb explain.
Casey Dunning recaps USAID’s two-day conference doggedly focused on ending extreme poverty — and on Africa. That’s a good thing, she says.
CGD’s Hospitals for Health working group seeks feedback on its draft report outlining how to improve hospitals in developing countries while investing in primary care.
Ahead of the UN Climate Summit, a new CGD/ODI working paper draws back the curtain on funding for forests and climate change.
Amanda Glassman welcomes President Obama’s pledge to commit the US military and $500 million to fight Ebola. A letter from a Liberian official shows why.
CGD experts pitch UN General Assembly participants post-2015 development proposals on birth registration, data quality, illicit finance, and more.
Lant Pritchett says a goal of eliminating extreme poverty is too narrow-minded. He gives three reasons for including the middle class.