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October 16, 2019
New technologies continue to challenge traditional paths to industrialization, such as export-led manufacturing. But at the same time, they may offer new routes for development in services and the...
October 16, 2019
David Evans, Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development, will present new research which tests the impact of publicly providing day-care for children age 0-3 on children’s development,...
October 17, 2019
Please join CGD president Masood Ahmed in conversation with Jin Liqun, the founding president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Earlier this summer, the AIIB reached the milestone...
October 17, 2019
Rising levels of external debt among developing countries has raised concerns about debt risks and revealed the degree to which the debt picture has grown increasingly complex. As developing country...
October 17, 2019
As countries grow to middle-income status and gain access to commercial lending, the development community is increasingly at odds as to if and how multilateral development banks (MDBs) should...
October 17, 2019
India has been a leading country in the development of digital technology, including in the areas of identification, mobile connectivity and payments, and its application to reform governance and the...
October 18, 2019
Extensive international evidence demonstrates that investing in women makes good business sense. Yet despite the clear commercial case for investing in women as entrepreneurs, workers, and consumers...
October 18, 2019
For OECD-DAC countries who still provide substantial volumes of aid, do we agree on and still care about principles, measures and comparisons of what makes development aid “effective”?...
October 18, 2019
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is high on the global development agenda and this past year has seen several global mobilizing moments and calls to action. Yet progress to date has been slow and...
October 22, 2019
The Center for Global Development is pleased to host Millennium Challenge Corporation Chief Executive Officer, Sean Cairncross, for his first major Washington policy speech since being confirmed in...

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May 29, 2014
The excitement and controversy in the run-up to this year's World Cup in Brazil offers an apt opportunity to reflect on the wider links between...