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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
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EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
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Due Diligence: An Impertinent Inquiry into Microfinance
December 13, 2011
Readers of David Roodman's Microfinance Open Book Blog will immediately recognize his thorough, straightforward, and trenchant analysis of whether microfinance is the boon many think it is.
Which Countries Pass the FY2012 Selection Hard Hurdles? A Preview into Round 9 of the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Country Selection
November 07, 2011
This note offers a preliminary assessment of MCC candidate country scores on the FY2012 hard hurdles.
Safer, Faster, Cheaper: Improving Clinical Trials and Regulatory Pathways to Fight Neglected Diseases
October 31, 2011
This report of the Working Group on Clinical Trials and Regulatory Pathways provides practical policy recommendations to help provide better, safer, and cheaper medicine and treatment to the 1 billion people suffering from neglected diseases.
The Future of U.S. Aid Reform: Rhetoric, Reality, and Recommendations
September 19, 2011
This report takes a look at the Obama administration's FY2012 budget request and congressional reaction to gauge the potential for implementing foreign aid reforms as spelled out in the administration's policy documents.
Achieving an AIDS Transition: Preventing Infections to Sustain Treatment
July 22, 2011
Five million people in poor countries are receiving AIDS treatment, but international AIDS policy is still in crisis. This book shows how to reach an “AIDS transition,” which would keep AIDS deaths down by sustaining treatment while pushing new infections even lower, so that the total number of peop...
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 ...
USAID MONITOR ANALYSIS
Five Steps to Make Our Aid More Effective and Save More Than $2 Billion
May 04, 2011
This brief details how the new Congress could save more than $500 million annually by eliminating unnecessary regulations currently in place that are incredibly wasteful, anticompetitive, and make it harder to carry out effective development programs abroad.