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Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
Publishing Government Contracts: Addressing Concerns and Easing Implementation
November 10, 2014
Government contracts regarding the use of public property and finances should be published by default. Many jurisdictions already require that contracts be made public in response to requests for the information; some now publish contracts proactively. Doing so helps new entrants compete in the mark...
The Quality of Official Development Assistance (QuODA): Third Edition
July 10, 2014
This report is the third edition of our effort to measure the quality of Official Development Assistance (ODA), now updated to use 2012 data—the most recent available—from the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC).
Delivering on the Data Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa
July 08, 2014
Despite improvements in censuses and household surveys, the building blocks of national statistical systems in sub-Saharan Africa remain weak. Measurement of fundamental statistics such as births and deaths, growth and poverty, taxes and trade, land and the environment, and sickness, schooling, and ...
SABOT LECTURE SERIES
An African Growth Miracle - Ninth Annual Sabot Lecture
May 07, 2014
Dani Rodrik delivers the ninth annual Sabot Lecture, May 2014.
Which Countries Pass the FY2012 Selection Hard Hurdles? A Preview into Round 9 of the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Country Selection
November 07, 2011
This note offers a preliminary assessment of MCC candidate country scores on the FY2012 hard hurdles.
Safer, Faster, Cheaper: Improving Clinical Trials and Regulatory Pathways to Fight Neglected Diseases
October 31, 2011
This report of the Working Group on Clinical Trials and Regulatory Pathways provides practical policy recommendations to help provide better, safer, and cheaper medicine and treatment to the 1 billion people suffering from neglected diseases.
The Future of U.S. Aid Reform: Rhetoric, Reality, and Recommendations
September 19, 2011
This report takes a look at the Obama administration's FY2012 budget request and congressional reaction to gauge the potential for implementing foreign aid reforms as spelled out in the administration's policy documents.