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Events

While CGD and CGDE in-person events are postponed at this time following guidance from public health officials on dealing with the spread of the coronavirus, we will continue to host some events and meetings online and will place updated announcements on this page as they are organized and confirmed. Thank you for your continued interest in CGD’s work.

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

Upcoming

There are currently no upcoming events.

Past

December 16, 2014
Please join us for a conversation with Tendai Biti about his experience as the finance minister of Zimbabwe from 2009 to 2013. He will talk about the...
November 6, 2014
Studies around the world have generally shown that more educated people live longer and healthier lives and give birth to fewer but healthier...
November 6, 2014
Education programs in rural areas of developing countries are often implemented through local agents, such as community teachers. With this knowledge...
October 9, 2014
Since the term “data revolution” was brandished in the High-Level Panel report on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, there has been a great deal of...
September 25, 2014
How does secondary schooling impact young adults in Kenya? In his new paper, Owen Ozier estimates the effects of secondary schooling on human capital...
June 19, 2014
It is widely believed that oil prices impact food prices in developing countries. Yet evidence on this relationship is scarce. Using maize and petrol...
May 6, 2014
It is a widely held belief that the Chinese government and Chinese firms have played an active role in the recent rush for land acquisition in Africa...
April 30, 2014
African nations have seen impressive economic growth in the last couple decades, but more is needed to sustain that growth and continue to improve...

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