Understanding and Mitigating the Global Burden of Lead Poisoning
July 07, 2022
Lead poisoning may be one of the most overlooked challenges in global health, education, and development. Exposure to lead creates a multi-pronged and permanent attack on these children’s health and development during their vulnerable and formative early years, with devastating lifelong effects. Lea...
Working Group on a New Grand Bargain for Antimicrobial Procurement
June 27, 2022
While there have been high-level commitments from the World Health Assembly, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the G20, and the G7 to tackle AMR, there has yet to be a fundamental change in how we purchase antimicrobials, or an international approach to improving access, fostering innovati...
Advocates for the Reform of International Finance (ARIF)
June 09, 2021
The Advocates for the Reform of International Finance (ARIF) is an informal group of persons who are calling for reform of the international financial architecture with the aim of better supporting sustainable and equitable growth in the world economy. Growing out of the 2018 G20 Eminent Persons Gro...
Working Group on New Evidence Tools for Policy Impact
June 01, 2021
CGD recently launched a working group to consider how the next generation of investments in impact evaluations—as part of the broader evidence and data ecosystem—can enhance their usefulness, responsiveness, and relevance for public policy decision-making. A renewed agenda is needed to help increase...
Sound Banks for Healthy Economies in Latin America and the Caribbean Working Group
September 14, 2020
Led by co-chairs Andrew Powell and Liliana Rojas-Suarez, this working group was the result of a collaboration between CGD and the Inter-American Development Bank. The group was formed by international finance experts and Latin-American and the Caribbean policymakers and prepared a report to be ...
Governing Data for Development Working Group
August 11, 2020
Governments that can successfully harness the world’s ongoing digital transformation and the resulting proliferation of new datasets, data types, and data ecosystems can make better informed policy decisions and target their resources more efficiently and effectively. To achieve this goal, they must...
The ‘Learning at Scale’ Advisory Group
October 08, 2019
Learning outcomes are low and instruction is poor in many countries in the Global South. Improving learning outcomes has proven to be difficult, although the number of successful programs is growing. The effective examples have seldom been implemented at large scale, however; and the large-scale suc...
Study Group on Technology, Comparative Advantage, and Development Prospects
August 30, 2018
Advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, and information and communications technology have the potential to transform a range of industries and services around the world. While the effects of these changes in OECD countries have been broadly researched, their potential impacts in the developi...
The Future of US Government Development Assistance to Fragile States
August 13, 2018