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Upcoming

February 19, 2019
In a recent paper, Kate Ambler and coauthors studied the impact of one-season cash transfers for agricultural investment in Senegal and Malawi, using data from a randomized control trial (RCT) in...
February 26, 2019
Now in its 4th year, the AIDF Africa Summit returns to Nairobi, Kenya on 26-27 February 2019, once again uniting 300+ humanitarian and development leaders, decision makers and advisors committed to...

Past

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...
December 6, 2016
In 2006, CGD released a working group report titled “When Will We Ever Learn? Improving Lives Through Impact Evaluation.” It described an...
June 21, 2016
What should tomorrow’s aid agencies look like in a landscape where the global goal is to ensure sustainable development? In the past, the role...
February 8, 2016
Tobacco kills more people each year than HIV/AIDs, malaria and TB combined. The number of smokers is rising in developing countries and will...
March 20, 2015
With all the hype (and criticism) over foreign aid programs that pay for results, what do we really know about how they are being implemented and...
March 20, 2015
With all the hype (and criticism) over foreign aid programs that pay for results, what do we really know about how they are being implemented and...
September 8, 2014
Tobacco use is one of the greatest public health challenges facing low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). On average, about half of young men and...
May 9, 2014
Cash transfer programs have shown mostly consistent success at improving conditions that matter for development; smoothing consumption, increasing...

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