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Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
Aligning Incentives, Accelerating Impact: Next Generation Financing Models for Global Health
December 15, 2015
Founded in 2002, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) is one of the world’s largest multilateral health funders, disbursing $3–$4 billion a year across 100-plus countries. Many of these countries rely on Global Fund monies to finance their respective ...
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...
Doing Business Differently with Subnationals: Recommendations for Global Health Donors in Highly Decentralized Countries
December 08, 2015
In the big decentralized countries where global disease burden is concentrated, such as India and Indonesia, most public money for health isn’t spent by the national ministry of health, the traditional counterpart for global health funders and technical agencies. Instead, most money is program...
MCC Testimony: Lessons Learned after a Decade and Outlook for the Future
December 08, 2015
Power to the States: Making Fiscal Transfers Work for Better Health
December 07, 2015
Most money and responsibility for health in large federal countries like India rests with subnational governments — states, provinces, districts, and municipalities. The policies and spending at the subnational level affect the pace, scale, and equity of health improvements in countries that acc...
Commitment to Development Index 2015
December 04, 2015
The Commitment to Development Index ranks 27 of the richest countries on their dedication to policies that benefit poorer nations. Denmark takes first in 2015. The UK is tied for sixth while the United States is 21st. Japan takes last of 27.