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Understanding and Mitigating the Global Burden of Lead Poisoning
Amanda Glassman
et al.
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...
Sound Banks for Healthy Economies in Latin America and the Caribbean Working Group
Liliana Rojas-Suarez
et al.
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
Benno Ndulu
and
Michael Pisa
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
Jack Rossiter
et al.
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
Alan Gelb
et al.
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...
Task Force on Making Basel III Work for Emerging Markets and Developing Economies
Liliana Rojas-Suarez
et al.
September 14, 2017
A new CGD Working Group is assessing the relevance, advantages and challenges for EMDEs’ growth and development and for the stability of their financial systems derived from the implementation of Basel III. Moreover, the Group is advancing specific recommendations regarding components of Basel...
Innovative Finance for Resettlement Working Group
Cindy Huang
et al.
May 09, 2017
The Innovative Finance for Resettlement Working Group aims to create more and better opportunities for displaced people to be safely resettled in third countries. The Working Group is developing proposals and setting out practical actions for donors and governments to use innovative financing and re...
Forced Displacement and Development Study Group
Cindy Huang
et al.
September 15, 2016
CGD and IRC are convening a joint study group to explore what a sound partnership framework between host governments and development and humanitarian actors might look like in protracted displacement scenarios. This effort is guided by a vision of displaced people having meaningful opportunities tha...