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Note: CGD is committed to gender diversity. Read our gender diversity commitments for public events here.

Upcoming

July 17, 2019
Mobile savings can reduce the transaction costs for women business owners, allow women to more safely account for their money, and help women develop more agency in their households.  Please...
July 24, 2019
Global trade is facing strong political headwinds in the United States. While evidence shows trade generally yields economic benefits on balance, gains are distributed unevenly. Trade agreements are...

Past

December 4, 2003
Branko Milanovic of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace presented 'Can we discern the effect of globalization on income distribution?...
November 6, 2003
François Bourguignon Chief Economist of the World Bank presented "Inequality of Outcomes and Inequality of Opportunities in Brazil." The paper was...
October 23, 2003
The Center for Global Development (CGD) and the Global Development Network (GDN) convened an experts' research workshop on quantifying the impact of...
October 7, 2003
Aart Kraay and Vikram Nehru of the World Bank presented "When Is External Debt Sustainable?" The discussant was CGD president Nancy Birdsall.
September 26, 2003
Michael Kremer of Harvard and Brookings presented "The Illusion of Sustainability" (joint with Ted Miguel of Berkeley). Jishnu Das of the World Bank...
September 23, 2003
CGD launched the new book, From Social Assistance to Social Development: Targeted Education Subsidies by Samuel Morley and David Coady.
September 8, 2003
In the run-up to the Fifth World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial in Cancun, Mexico, CGD hosted a policy seminar entitled Trade for Development:...
July 18, 2003
CGD hosted a discussion to debrief President Bush's recent trip to Africa which brought the development opportunities and challenges of Africa to the...

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