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The International Finance Corp.’s fragile-state investments focus on mines and mobiles. Charles Kenny says stop following the money and lead it elsewhere.
Good news for development: David Cameron announces a new open registry of UK-owned companies.
In his review of Angus Deaton’s new book, Charles Kenny argues that the failure of some aid is a reason to reform it, not abandon it.
CGD Washington is packing up for a new home. Lawrence MacDonald shares the details of the purchase and his excitement for the change.
CGD Washington is packing up for a new home. Lawrence MacDonald shares the details of the purchase and his excitement for the change
A new index finds the United States is home to the world’s most transparent and most opaque aid agencies. Guess which is which.
Todd Moss and Maddy Gleave estimate just how much electricity Africa needs. Is Power Africa powerful enough?
Sendhil Mullainathan and co-authors clear up misconceptions about behavioral economics and its uses for decision-making.
Frances Seymour traces the common lineage of COD Aid and REDD+. CGD’s new Tropical Forests initiative investigates what they could learn from each other.
A new CGD report calls on the FAO to strengthen its fight against hunger by focusing more on global public goods.