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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
WHITE HOUSE AND THE WORLD POLICY BRIEFS
Strengthening Incentives for a Sustainable Response to AIDS: A PEPFAR for the AIDS Transition
July 20, 2015
Remarkable progress has been made in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. The number of people receiving treatment in low- and middle-income countries increased from 300,000 in 2003 to 13.7 million in 2015, including 7 million supported by the United States. These gains are primarily attributable to ...
The Cost and Cost-Effectiveness of Alternative Strategies to Expand Treatment to HIV-Positive South Africans: Scale Economies and Outreach Costs - Working Paper 401
April 23, 2015
The South African government is currently discussing various alternative approaches to the further expansion of antiretroviral treatment (ART) in public-sector facilities. Alternatives under consideration include the criteria under which a patient would be eligible for free care, the level of covera...
Refocusing Gavi for Greater Impact
February 09, 2015
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, pools donor funds to increase immunization rates in developing countries. Vaccines have saved millions of lives. Results from new research at the Center for Global Development suggest Gavi could save more lives by shifting support away from lower-cost vaccines provided to...
The Impact of Gavi on Vaccination Rates: Regression Discontinuity Evidence - Working Paper 394
February 09, 2015
Since 2001, an aid consortium known as Gavi has accounted for over half of vaccination expenditure in the 75 eligible countries with an initial per capita GNI below $1,000.
Data Set for Working Paper 279: “The High Return to Private Schooling in a Low-Income Country”
December 13, 2011
This set includes data and Stata files to replicate the results in CGD Working Paper 279, “The High Return to Private Schooling in a Low-Income Country”
The High Return to Private Schooling in a Low-Income Country - Working Paper 279
December 10, 2011
Using data from Kenya—a poor country with weak public institutions—the authors find a large effect of private schooling on test scores, equivalent to one full standard deviation.
Achieving an AIDS Transition: Preventing Infections to Sustain Treatment (CGD Brief)
November 03, 2011
This brief summarizes the recommendations in Achieving an AIDS Transition to use focused policies and well-designed incentives to finally bring the AIDS epidemic under control.