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March 3, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM ET

Many developing countries are gradually reforming their tax systems to make them more efficient and equitable, and are seeking technical advice and financial assistance from donors and international institutions, such as the IMF and World Bank. It is not uncommon for different interest groups in...

March 11, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET

La crisis humanitaria que vive Venezuela es considerada una de las principales crisis del desplazamiento forzado en la región. Con más de 5 millones de venezolanos y venezolanas viviendo en el exterior; Perú se ha convertido en el segundo principal país de acogida para más de un millón de...

March 18, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM ET

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) and the Center for Global Development (CGD) are co-hosting this panel discussion on the gendered impacts of the COVID-19 crisis and how to ensure women and girls are not left behind in the path to recovery in Africa. 

March 23, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM ET

Developed and developing countries are challenged by aggressive tax planning by multinational enterprises (MNEs), with low-income countries especially vulnerable due to limited capacity to administer international tax rules and to monitor MNEs


February 25, 2021
This seminar invites the public, development agencies, IFIs and national governments to reflect on the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic and the...
February 22, 2021
The pandemic and the resulting collapse in economic activity have significantly increased the risk of debt distress in many countries, especially the...
February 22, 2021
Please join us for this seminar as Edward Okeke presents new research on the impact of easing physician labor supply constraints on mortality in...
February 17, 2021
In late 2020, the European Commission released its New Pact on Migration and Asylum. The Pact has many laudable goals, including increasing labour...
February 16, 2021
Please join us for this seminar as we examine new research from Arush Lal, Ngozi Erondu and co-authors on how and where the global health security...
February 10, 2021
Join Tim Harford and Amanda Glassman as they discuss Harford’s new book, The Data Detective. Already a bestseller in the UK, the book uses new...
February 5, 2021
In the Future of Development series, the Center for Global Development and the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and...
February 3, 2021
Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia, and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance of Nigeria, sit down with CGD Executive Vice...


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