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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
The Role of Industrial Policy as a Development Tool: New Evidence from the Globalization of Trade-and-Investment
December 11, 2015
Emerging market countries that manage to diversify and upgrade their production and export base grow more rapidly and enjoy greater welfare gains than those that do not. Foreign direct investment in manufacturing is concentrated in middle- and upper-skilled activities -- not lowest-skilled ope...
Payment System Regulation for Improving Financial Inclusion
December 02, 2015
Drawing from existing domestic experiences and the first results of the international debate, this paper tries to identify some high-level recommendations on how the payments system should be regulated to best achieve the particular goal of inclusion.
Can Stopping 'Tax Dodging' by Multinational Enterprises Close the Gap in Development Finance?
October 15, 2015
Missed Opportunities in Global Health: Identifying New Strategies to Improve Mental Health in LMICs
October 07, 2015
Mental illnesses are among the top causes of disability and disease in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). Yet despite the enormous burden that mental ill-health imposes, mental health care remains a truly neglected area of global health policy.
SkyShares: Modelling the Economic Implications of a Future Global Emissions Budget
September 18, 2015
The SkyShares model enables policy-makers to explore a range of different emissions policy scenarios. This paper uses the SkyShares model to explore one such scenario in detail.
POLICY MEMOS AND OPEN LETTERS
Suggested Proposals for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development
July 01, 2015
Finding Cash for Infrastructure in Addis: Blending, Lending and Guarantees in Finance for Development
June 19, 2015
The total scale of incremental investment requirements in infrastructure in developing countries has been estimated at around USD 1 trillion a year, with a range of related studies suggesting numbers between $815 billion to $1.3 trillion. While all such numbers are open to considerable debate, and w...