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Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
Estimating the UK's Return on Investment from an Ambitious Program to Incentivize New Antibiotics
December 08, 2022
Drug-resistant infections kill an estimated 7,600 UK citizens every year. Without investment for new antimicrobials, deaths from drug-resistant infections could increase dramatically in the coming decade. We present the results of a modelling exercise to estimate the likely ROI from an expanded prog...
Reforming UK Research and Development ODA for Maximum Development Impact
June 30, 2020
Lee Robinson, Euan Ritchie, and Charles Kenny explore how the UK can heighten its R&D official development assistance spend.
Commitment to Development Index 2020
June 25, 2020
The Commitment to Development Index ranks 40 countries on their development policies. How did your country do this year?
Making Basel III Work for EMDEs (Brief)
April 23, 2019
A CGD Task Force assessed the implications of Basel III for EMDEs and provided recommendations for both international and local policymakers to make Basel III work for these economies. This brief summarizes the key findings and recommendations.
Are Mobile Savings the Silver Bullet to Help Women Grow Their Businesses?
November 05, 2018
Savings can help businesses expand, by enabling them to finance lumpy investments and absorb unexpected shocks. However, several barriers stand in the way of women firm owners in developing countries who want to increase their savings.
Commitment to Development Index 2018
September 18, 2018
The Commitment to Development Index ranks 27 of the world’s richest countries on policies that affect more than five billion people living in poorer nations. How did your country do this year?
Unequal Ventures Update: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in East Java, Indonesia
June 25, 2018
Women own more than half of all micro, small, and medium enterprises in Indonesia. But of the estimated 22–33 million businesswomen in the country, most operate informal unregistered microenterprises, with significantly fewer assets and profits than men’s.