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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
Introduction to Microfinance for Development, Georgetown University (Syllabus)
December 07, 2009
This course explores the role of microfinance in economic development. It will discuss how poor people in poor countries use financial services such as credit and savings; the history and practice of delivering such services; what is known about their contribution to development; and how stories and...
Growing Pains in Latin America: An Economic Growth Framework as Applied to Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Peru
September 17, 2009
Growing Pains in Latin America lays out and applies a new approach to delivering sustainable, inclusive economic growth to the region.
Pathways Out of Rural Poverty; Or, Food Prices, Poverty and Economic Development, Stanford University (Syllabus)
September 11, 2009
This course will review the determinants of rural poverty and examine the historical pathways that have led the rural poor out of poverty. A policy perspective will be taken on all three levels of analytical interest: the macro level, the sectoral level, and the household level.
Performance Incentives for Global Health: Potential and Pitfalls
May 28, 2009
Donor spending on global health has surged, yet for many poor people in developing countries even basic prevention and treatment remain elusive. CGD’s newest book, Performance Incentives for Global Health: Potential and Pitfalls, shows how modest payments in cash or kind can get more health from hea...
Beyond Lending: How Multilateral Banks Can Help Developing Countries Manage Volatility
May 13, 2009
In this timely new book, CGD non-resident fellow Guillermo Perry proposes an innovative risk-management toolkit for multilateral banks to help developing countries become more stable, prosperous, and resilient to external shocks. The book is an important reminder of why the multilaterals must move b...
Africa's Private Sector: What's Wrong with the Business Environment and What to Do About It
March 20, 2009
What's keeping private business from flourishing in Africa? On the basis of unique enterprise surveys, Vijaya Ramachandran and her co-authors identify poor roads and unreliable power as major physical challenges; ethnic segmentation and the economic predominance ethnic minorities further constrain t...
Millions Saved: Proven Successes in Global Health Instructor Guide
January 29, 2009
Since 2004, the Center for Global Development has been collecting success stories in global health – remarkable cases in which large-scale efforts to improve health in developing countries have succeeded – and releasing them in the book Millions Saved: Case Studies in Global Health&...