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Video: Girl Summit DC 2014

On July 22 in London, British Prime Minister David Cameron hosted the Girl Summit with UNICEF, which brought together community leaders, governments, international organizations and the private sec

A TPPing Point on Trade? - Harsha Singh

TPP? TTIP? In the world of trade negotiations, there is no shortage of acronyms. And who better to break them down for us than Harsha Singh, former deputy director general at the World Trade Organization? 

Video | Cash Transfers Conference

Cash transfer programs have shown mostly consistent success at improving conditions that matter for development; smoothing consumption, increasing school attendance and health care, sometimes impro

The Commitment to Equity Assessment (CEQ) – Nora Lustig

Many governments try to reduce poverty and inequality through a mixture of taxes, transfers, and public services. Individual policies, such as taxation or cash transfers, are frequently evaluated on how well they address these goals. But the overall impact of a country’s fiscal policy package on poverty and inequality has rarely been subject to systematic analysis—until now.

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