The Prevention of Odious Debt Working Group proposes a new tool to alleviate the burden that unjust transactions impose on successor governments and their citizens.
Todd Moss testifies before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade on November 16, 2010, about the global financial crisis and financial reforms in Nigeria.
This brief describes a new approach, Cash on Delivery Aid, which gives recipients full responsibility and authority over funds paid in proportion to verified measures of progress.
In this paper Christensen explains that China as an emerging global player and one of Africa’s largest trading and financial partners can no longer ignore the macroeconomic impact of its operations on African economies.
In this paper Gillies discusses the political feasibility and political implications of cash transfers in the specific context of resource-rich states.
The Commitment to Development Index (CDI) ranks 22 of the world’s richest countries on their dedication to policies that benefit the five 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 people in developing countries.
Which Countries Pass the FY2011 Corruption Indicator? A Preview into Round 8 of the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Country Selection
This MCA Analysis offers a preliminary look at country scores on the FY2011 control of corruption indicator.
The Economics of Population Policy for Carbon Emissions Reduction in Developing Countries - Working Paper 229
CGD fellow David Wheeler explains the role of economics in population policy and how it effects carbon emissions reduction in developing countries.
Where Have All the Donors Gone? Scarce Donor Funding for Non-Communicable Diseases Working Paper 228
Once rich-world woes, non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and cancer account for half the burden of disease in the developing world. Yet Rachel Nugent finds that barely 3 percent of aid and philanthropic spending on health addresses this neglected health crisis.