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Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
Beyond Bullets and Bombs: Fixing the U.S. Approach to Development in Pakistan
May 30, 2011
In a new CGD report, U.S. and Pakistani development experts urge a substantial revamp of the U.S. approach to Pakistan, saying that U.S. efforts to build prosperity in the nuclear-armed nation with a fledgling democratic government, burgeoning youth population, and shadowy intelligence services are ...
The Post-Washington Consensus: Development after the Crisis - Working Paper 244
March 03, 2011
The last time a global depression originated in the United States, the impact was devastating not only for the world economy but for world politics as well. The Great Depression set the stage for a shift away from strict monetarism and laissez-faire policies toward Keynesian demand management. More ...
Washington Contentious: Economic Policies for Social Equity in Latin America
July 20, 2005
At the end of the 1990s the future of Latin America seemed grim in the face of four devastating problems—slow and unsteady economic growth, persistent poverty, social injustice, and personal insecurity. For 10 years Latin America had pursued—with considerable vigor—the 10 economic policies that make...
Delivering on Debt Relief: From IMF Gold to a New Aid Architecture
July 20, 2005
This study brings readers up to date on the complicated and controversial subject of debt relief for the poorest countries of the world.
Financing Development: The Power of Regionalism
July 19, 2005
The historic 2002 United Nations Conference on Financing for Development in Monterrey, Mexico, overlooked a crucial question: regionalism. Financing Development: The Power of Regionalism is designed to correct this omission.
The Hardest Job in the World: Five Crucial Tasks for the New President of the World Bank
July 19, 2005
This report was prepared by a Working Group convened by the Center for Global Development to identify key priorities the Paul Wolfowitz at the start of his tenure at the World Bank on June 1, 2005. It argues that Wolfowitz's biggest challenge will not be managing the Bank, with its 10,000 staff, but...
Asymmetric Globalization: Global Markets Require Good Global Politics - Working Paper 12
July 13, 2005
The paper sets out two views of the facts about the effects of globalization on world poverty and inequality. The bottom line: globalization is not the cause, but neither is it the solution to world poverty and inequality. The paper then explores why and how the global economy is stacked against the...