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Our Commitment to Development Index now features animated maps that show the strengths and weaknesses of the world’s richest countries in seven areas of development policy. Join us for a Sept. 13 public discussion with index architect David Roodman and critiques from rich and developing country perspectives. Check the CDI media coverage.