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Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
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.
Topics in Economic Development (Syllabus)
October 11, 2011
This course will analyze the economic challenges faced by low and middle-income countries in their quest for development and public policies meant to address those challenges.
Inequality and Poverty in Latin America (Syllabus)
October 11, 2011
This course aims to develop a broad understanding of the dynamics of inequality and poverty in Latin America and how market forces and government policies affect those dynamics.
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.
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 ...
Growing Business or Development Priority? Multilateral Development Banks' Direct Support to Private Firms
April 11, 2011
Private sector lending by international financial institutions (IFIs) is soaring. Guillermo Perry finds it’s a mixed bag and suggests improvements, including more support to small and medium firms and avoidance of procyclical lending.