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December 16, 2008
The last decade has seen a growing number of efforts to measure the quality of foreign aid, including part of CGD's own Commitment to Development...
December 15, 2008
Countries have tough choices to make over investing in different types of infrastructure. Do schools come first? What about irrigation and other...
December 11, 2008
During the recent campaign, President-elect Barack Obama pledged to "double our annual investments in foreign assistance to $50 billion by 2012 and...
December 10, 2008
The Commission on the Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) is a global network of policy makers, researchers and civil society organizations brought...
December 10, 2008
Why do some young democracies fail? Drawing on a unique data set of every democratization episode since 1960, The Fate of Young Democracies explores...
December 9, 2008
Join us for an intimate conversation with Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance and USAID Administrator Henrietta Fore as she prepares to pass her...
December 4, 2008
Abstract: Identifying the effect of parental incomes on child outcomes is difficult due to the correlation of unobserved ability and income. This...
December 4, 2008
Among emerging markets, Latin America is the most financially open region in the world: there are few restrictions on international capital flows and...


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