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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
Show Me the Money: Leveraging Anti–Money Laundering Tools to Fight Corruption in Nigeria
December 28, 2010
Nuhu Ribadu, former head of Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions, shows how he and his team used international money-laundering laws to fight corruption in Nigeria.
The Challenge of Aid in Pakistan: Is Cash on Delivery Part of the Solution?
December 17, 2010
This brief examines options for a COD Aid contract in Pakistan’s education sector and its potential benefits for improving the relationship between official donors and the government of Pakistan, and for increasing the effectiveness of aid spending in Pakistan.
Learning about Schools in Development - Working Paper 236
December 15, 2010
There are more schools worldwide than ever before, but are children really learning? Charles Kenny investigates the broken link between schools and learning and suggests some proven methods for improving outcomes in education.
Not Just Aid: How Making Government Work Can Transform Africa (by Tony Blair)
December 14, 2010
The Right Honourable Tony Blair discusses building strong African leadership in a public address hosted by CGD on December 16, 2010.
Global Prospects for Utility-Scale Solar Power: Toward Spatially Explicit Modeling of Renewable Energy Systems - Working Paper 235
December 13, 2010
In this paper Kevin Ummel provides high-resolution estimates of the global potential and cost of solar power technologies while identifying deployment patterns that minimize the cost of greenhouse gas abatement.
MCA Monitor Report from the Field: Republic of Georgia
December 09, 2010
This report offers a snapshot analysis of the Republic of Georgia’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact implementation.
Capability Traps? The Mechanisms of Persistent Implementation Failure - Working Paper 234
December 07, 2010
Economic growth is one aspect of development; state capability is another. This paper shows that many countries remain in “state capability traps” and suggests ways to sabotage persistent techniques of failure.