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@CGDev rounds up the best CGD-related tweets of 2013.
Nancy Birdsall invites you to join our efforts to reduce poverty and inequality with a modest gift.
Paul Polman wins the 2013 CGD/FP Commitment to Development Award for his leadership in reducing tropical deforestation.
Nancy Birdsall takes hammer and tongs to a Washington Post op-ed titled “There’s No Such Thing as a Global Citizen.”
Early investors are likely to be socially motivated, but more profit-driven investors will come to see the appeal of financing innovative development.
A US offer to match Global Fund contributions may leave $1 billion on the table. Scott Morris says give it to IDA, the World Bank's "fund for the poorest."
AfDB president Donald Kaberuka urges direct payment of some natural resource revenue to citizens. A CGD working paper by Shantayanan Devarajan explains how.
The World Trade Organization’s first ever global agreement reached in Bali last week was welcome, if modest. Kim Elliott unpacks it and looks ahead.
Collective action in finance, trade, and infrastructure helps the region more than national efforts alone. Guillermo Perry sees a role for regional development banks.