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Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
Global Warming and Agriculture: Impact Estimates by Country
July 19, 2007
In this new book, Bill Cline, a joint senior fellow at CGD and the Peterson Institute for International Economics, provides the first ever estimates of the impact on agriculture by country, with a particular focus on the social and economic implications in China, India, Brazil, and the poor countri...
Delivering on Doha: Farm Trade and the Poor
December 05, 2006
Agricultural market liberalization is the linchpin for a successful conclusion to the Doha Round of World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations because these are the most protected markets remaining in most rich countries. But the implications for developing countries, especially the poorest, are mo...
Let Their People Come: Breaking the Gridlock on Global Labor Mobility
September 12, 2006
This controversial book argues that irresistible demographic forces for greater international labor mobility are being checked by immovable anti-immigration ideas of rich-country citizens. Pritchett proposes breaking the gridlock through policies that support development while also being political...
Short of the Goal: U.S. Policy and Poorly Performing States
May 23, 2006
This new collection of essays sets an agenda for increased American effectiveness in dealing with failed states to promote economic development and international security. It includes an overview of the poorly understood challenge of weak and failed states and case studies by regional policy expert...
Reality Check: The Distributional Impact of Privatization in Developing Countries
October 17, 2005
Most studies of privatization look at what happens to companies. Reality Check, a new volume of case studies from Latin America, Asia, and the former Soviet Union, examines the impact on people. Surprise: privatization has often been a reasonably good thing, even for the poor.
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.
Challenging Foreign Aid: A Policymaker's Guide to the Millennium Challenge Account
July 20, 2005
In this study, Steven Radelet examines the MCA's potential promise and possible pitfalls. He offers a rigorous analysis of the MCA’s central challenge: making foreign aid more effective in supporting economic growth and poverty reduction in the poor countries. He systematically explores what makes t...