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
Exploring the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Low-Cost Private Schools in Nairobi, Kenya
October 19, 2022
To contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools in Kenya, as in many other countries, had to temporarily close. This study investigates the extent to which lockdowns and school closures affected households and low-cost private schools (LCPS) in four urban informal settlements in Nairobi. Qua...
WHITE HOUSE AND THE WORLD POLICY BRIEFS
Shifting the Foreign Aid Paradigm — Paying for Outcomes
July 20, 2015
While global development is about much more than aid, US foreign assistance is, and will remain, one of the most visible tools for US development policy in many countries. The US government spends less than 1 percent of its annual budget — about $23 billion — on nonmilitary foreign assistance across...
Does Results-Based Aid Change Anything? Pecuniary Interests, Attention, Accountability and Discretion in Four Case Studies
February 06, 2015
Results-based aid (RBA) is a form of foreign assistance in which one government disburses funds to another for achieving an outcome. This paper distinguishes four different theories used to justify RBA programs and analyzes four case studies – from GAVI, the Amazon Fund, Ethiopian Secondary Ed...
Note d'information sur les obligations à impact sur le développement
May 26, 2014
Les obligations à impact sur le développement (Development Impact Bonds, DIB) réunissent des investisseurs privés, des organismes privés et à but non lucratif de prestation de services, des gouvernements et des donateurs afin de produire des résultats...
Development Impact Bonds Briefing Note – April 2014
April 25, 2014
Development Impact Bonds (DIBs) bring together private investors, non-profit and private sector service delivery organisations, governments and donors to deliver results which society values.
Workshop Summary: Exploring Development Impact Bonds in Nutrition
February 24, 2014
CGD convened experts in nutrition and/or innovative finance in Washington DC and London for a workshop on February 24th about Development Impact Bonds (DIBs).