Ideas to action: independent research for global prosperity
Refugees and the Education of Host Populations
February 08, 2024
The Responsibility of My Country in an Unjust Global System
February 02, 2024
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.
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.
SABOT LECTURE SERIES
Policies, Politics: Can Evidence Play a Role in the Fight against Poverty? - Sixth Annual Sabot Lecture
September 14, 2011
Esther Duflo delivers the sixth annual Richard H. Sabot Lecture, April 11, 2011.
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.
Focus UNFPA: Four Recommendations for Action
April 08, 2011
The time is right to reinvigorate UNFPA. Seventeen years after the groundbreaking ICPD meeting, UNFPA needs to make itself the lead agency for population, sexual and reproductive health, and reproductive rights in the UN system, as well as be more visible externally.