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Commentary & Analysis

In timely and incisive analysis, our experts parse the latest development news and devise practical solutions to new and emerging challenges. Our events convene the top thinkers and doers in global development.

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As the world battles COVID-19, practical investments are urgently needed to ensure that decision-makers consult the best and most relevant evidence on COVID-19 before making a decision.

A group of people in PPE examine a factory
Blog Post

DFC’s first domestic DPA loan is an opportunity to have a fresh look at the program and raise a new round of questions for the agency.

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In a context where global cooperation is needed perhaps more than ever before, how concerned should we be by efforts to “stockpile” potential treatments, and how can we encourage further cooperation? We look at the case of dexamethasone and remdesivir.

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In new research released today, we show that the UK’s (non-aid) overseas spending via the EU—that helped support lower-income EU countries—is a substantial but often overlooked resource.