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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...
September 22, 2019
Spending on health products tops $50 billion annually in just a subset of low- and middle-income countries. And a large share of health aid goes to the same use. But despite its importance for...

Past

December 12, 2017
Five years after the landmark UN endorsement, countries around the world are now working to translate the lofty rhetoric of UHC into defined,...
December 7, 2017
The Birdsall House Conference Series on Women seeks to identify and bring attention to leading research and scholarly findings on women’s...
November 16, 2017
What are the challenges and opportunities for growth in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan (MENAP) region? In his presentation,...
November 15, 2017
The terminology describing economic programs for women has changed: actions to ‘empower women economically’ have replaced efforts to...
November 8, 2017
Webcast of former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers' keynote at the Center for Global Development’s annual Global Development...
November 7, 2017
The IMF Fiscal Affairs Department is launching a new book entitled Digital Revolutions in Public Finance. Offering the first detailed assessment of...
November 1, 2017
The Center for Global Development—with Results for Development—is pleased to host this year's Philip A. Musgrove Memorial...
October 26, 2017
In many countries, it is difficult to raise taxes and therefore difficult to increase spending on health care. Nevertheless, many of the factors that...

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