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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
More Money or More Development: What Have the MDGs Achieved? - Working Paper 278
December 10, 2011
This paper reflects on the global goal setting experience of the MDGs and what might be done differently if there is new round of MDGs after 2015.
MCC MONITOR ANALYSIS
Which Countries Will the MCC Board Likely Select as Eligible in FY2012?
November 30, 2011
This analysis draws upon MCC reports and country indicator performance to predict which countries will be made eligible to apply for FY2012 compact or threshold assistance. We offer a forecast of potential FY2012 eligible countries; it is not an official list of the countries that will be select...
Brave New World: A Literature Review of Emerging Donors and the Changing Nature of Foreign Assistance - Working Paper 273
November 21, 2011
This paper investigates the scale and scope of emerging donors and ways the international donor community could encourage their greater transparency and accountability.
Publishing Construction Contracts as a Tool for Efficiency and Good Governance - Working Paper 272
November 21, 2011
Construction is a vital part of development, but it often falls prey to poor governance and corruption. Making the details of construction contracts public is one proven way to help citizens get what they are paying for.
Measuring the Quality of Aid: QuODA Second Edition (Brief for the Fourth High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, Busan, South Korea)
November 10, 2011
This brief provides a summary of the forthcoming second edition of the Quality of Official Development Assistance (QuODA) Assessment sponsored by the Brookings Institution and the Center for Global Development.
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.
Commitment to Development Index
October 28, 2011
The Commitment to Development Index ranks 22 of the world’s richest countries on their dedication to policies that benefit the 5.5 billion people living in poorer nations. Moving beyond standard comparisons of foreign aid volumes, the CDI quantifies a range of rich-country policies that affect poor ...