Ideas to action: independent research for global prosperity
Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
Latin America: The Day After. Is This Time Different?
November 18, 2014
Latin America had a golden decade from 2002 to 2012, mostly thanks to favorable external conditions.
Technology in the Service of Development: The NADRA Story
November 07, 2014
Pakistan is a leader in the application of identification systems and technology to a range of development issues. The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) of Pakistan has become a central player in a number of program areas and has been internationally recognized for its expertise, ...
The Sudden Rise of Carbon Taxes, 2010–2030
October 20, 2014
It’s 2030 and instead of racing toward the brink of climate catastrophe the world has begun to back away. Annual global emissions of heat-trapping gasses have fallen two-thirds—faster than anybody had dared to hope as recently as a dozen years ago—with continued steep reductions ah...
Deliberative Polling as a Catalyst for Action on Climate Change
August 21, 2014
This essay explains how Deliberative Polling works and offers examples of how it has led to unexpected policy successes. It then suggests ways in which the approach could be applied nationally, beginning in the United States, to raise the quality of public debate about climate change, opening the wa...
The Pacific Alliance: A Way Forward for Latin American Integration?
June 10, 2014
The Pacific Alliance, an agreement by Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru to achieve deeper integration and jointly promote economic relations across the Pacific, constitutes one of the few bright spots in current Latin American integration efforts.
The WHO Global Code of Practice: A Useful Guide for Recruiting Health Care Professionals? Lessons from Germany and Beyond
June 04, 2014
More and more countries are recruiting doctors and nurses overseas, unleashing global debates on the proper regulation health worker migration. The World Health Organization (WHO) has advanced a “Global Code of Practice” on health worker recruitment.
SABOT LECTURE SERIES
An African Growth Miracle - Ninth Annual Sabot Lecture
May 07, 2014
Dani Rodrik delivers the ninth annual Sabot Lecture, May 2014.