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 MONITOR ANALYSIS
Which Countries Pass the FY2011 Corruption Indicator? A Preview into Round 8 of the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Country Selection
November 03, 2010
This MCA Analysis offers a preliminary look at country scores on the FY2011 control of corruption indicator.
The Legacy of the Jubilee Debt Relief Movement: Agreements, Lessons, and Remaining Challenges
October 27, 2010
This short essay, prepared for the CGD event, “Whatever Happened to the Jubilee? A 10th Anniversary Assessment of the Debt Relief Movement,” provides a brief contextual overview of several recent debt agreements as well as the remaining challenges ahead.
The Arc of the Jubilee
October 26, 2010
The Jubilee 2000 movement, which called for the cancellation of the foreign debts of the poorest nations, became one of the most successful international, nongovernmental movements in history. David Roodman provides thumbnail assessments of Jubilee 2000 from several perspectives, deemphasizing anecd...
SABOT LECTURE SERIES
Austerity and the IMF
October 07, 2010
Kenneth Rogoff delivers the Fifth Annual Richard H. Sabot Lecture on April 12, 2010.
People and Places: Can They Align to Bring Growth to Africa?
September 16, 2010
This essay explores how demographic factors affect infrastructure and the choices policymakers should make concerning infrastructure development.
Beyond Short-Term Thinking: How to Spend Billions Well in Pakistan, for Them and for Us
September 01, 2010
This essay draws on the work of the Center for Global Development's Study Group on U.S. Development Strategy in Pakistan and on the ideas in the group's open letters to Ambassador Richard Holbrooke to present five recommendations for spending aid money well in Pakistan.
Challenging Corruption in Africa: Beyond the Bleak Projections
August 23, 2010
Visiting fellow Nuhu Ribadu reflects on his experience as the head of Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the international work needed to challenge corruption in Africa.