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
MCC Testimony: Lessons Learned after a Decade and Outlook for the Future
December 08, 2015
The Washington Consensus: Assessing a Damaged Brand - Working Paper 213
May 18, 2010
Nancy Birdsall, Augusto de la Torre, and Felipe Valencia Caicedo analyze the Washington Consensus, from its early beginnings to failure as a reform agenda.
Payments for Progress: A Hands-Off Approach to Foreign Aid - Working Paper 102
December 04, 2006
The aid business has long grappled with the trade-off between showing results and supporting a country's own institution-building. Donors want to be sure that their money makes a difference, and often quickly. But close monitoring raises costs and pushing for quick results leads to projects that byp...
Seven Deadly Sins: Reflections on Donor Failings - Working Paper Number 50
July 11, 2005
In the face of continuing development challenges in the world's poorest countries, there have been new calls throughout the donor community to increase the volume of development aid. Equal attention is needed to reform of the aid business itself, that is, the practices and processes and procedures a...