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CGD works to reduce global poverty and inequality. The Center is fully independent. Our scholars’ policy views are grounded in evidence-based research and analysis that is subject to peer review.
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Practical proposals for improving the policies and practices of high-income countries, international bodies, and others of means and influence to reduce global poverty and inequality.

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Rigorous research underpins all CGD policy work and is widely influential in the international development community. Access working papers, data, reports, books, and more.

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