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Amanda Glassman celebrates a new UK–Gates Foundation initiative that will help countries and donors get more health for their money.
Awful for the rich, catastrophic for the poor — Jonah Busch distills an alarming new report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
In a new paper, Michael Clemens discovers that rising incomes in poor countries means more migration, not less.
Scott Morris shows what the international financial institutions can do in response to Crimea.
A new AfDB report finds illicit financial flows drained $1 trillion from Africa since 1980. Alex Cobham tells how transparency can stanch the flows.
CGD visiting fellow John Briscoe, advocate of large infrastructure, wins the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize for his CGD-like fusion of research and policy.
Birdsall to Congress: Want to help Ukraine and save money? Pass the IMF reform package!
The EBRD was created to support countries transitioning to democracy, but the bank gives far more to Russia than Ukraine. Scott Morris explains.
Casey Dunning and Charles Kenny make the case for reforming the MCC’s approach to measuring corruption.
CGD’s new Beyond the Fence study group sheds light on how US policies shape illicit cross-border markets (drugs, guns, labor) with impacts in Mexico and beyond.