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Blockchain

How can blockchain transform development? Proponents argue it will help deliver money faster, more securely, and more transparently; that it will improve citizens’ access to their rights; and reduce exploitation of the most vulnerable. CGD analysis takes a clear-eyed view of the opportunities and limits of blockchain’s distributed ledger technology and suggests how technologists and development practitioners can work together to realize its potential. 

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