Ideas to action: independent research for global prosperity
Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
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EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
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POLICY MEMOS AND OPEN LETTERS
World Bank Program for Results Financing (Open Letter to Senator Leahy)
November 01, 2011
Nancy Birdsall urges Senator Leahy to support approval by the United States of the proposed new lending instrument at the World Bank, Program for Results Financing (P4R).
Global Stakes: Potential Agricultural Productivity Losses from Full Exploitation of Canada’s Oil Sands
October 11, 2011
David Wheeler estimates the destructive potential of releasing the carbon now sequestered in Alberta's oil sands.
Identifying a Fair Deal on Climate Change
October 04, 2011
Nancy Birdsall and Arvind Subramanian identify a fair deal on climate change for developed and developing countries by focusing not on equitable emissions quotas but on fair access to energy services.
SABOT LECTURE SERIES
Policies, Politics: Can Evidence Play a Role in the Fight against Poverty? - Sixth Annual Sabot Lecture
September 14, 2011
Esther Duflo delivers the sixth annual Richard H. Sabot Lecture, April 11, 2011.
MDG Progress Index 2011: The Good (Country Progress), the Bad (Slippage), and the Ugly (Fickle Data)
September 09, 2011
Ben Leo and Ross Thuotte check on the progress countries are making toward the Millennium Development Goals.
Measuring Impact: Lessons from the MCC for the Broader Impact Evaluation Community
August 04, 2011
Independent impact evaluation is crucial to determine whether development interventions are effective; however, surprisingly few of these studies were conducted until recently.
U.S. Trade Policy: Don't Leave Poor Countries Behind
May 13, 2011
After a longer-than expected settling in period, the Obama administration is finally moving on trade policy. What is unclear - and the early signs are troubling - is whether U.S. policy will also encompass the president's promise to use trade as a tool of development.