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Working Group on New Evidence Tools for Policy Impact
Amanda Glassman
et al.
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
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 ...
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...
Working Group on the Future of Global Health Procurement
Amanda Glassman
et al.
July 31, 2017
Many low-and lower-middle-income countries currently procure a large portion of their health commodities through centralized, donor-managed procurement mechanisms, and often at subsidized prices or as donations. Over the next several decades, however, the landscape of global health procurement will ...
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...
Energy Access Targets Working Group
Jonah Busch
et al.
April 20, 2015
The Energy Access Targets Working Group will assess the current common definition of “modern energy access” and propose possible alternative targets. With at least a billion people worldwide living without electricity, and many millions more held back by blackouts and high costs, im...
Task Force on Regulatory Standards for Financial Inclusion
Alan Gelb
and
Liliana Rojas-Suarez
December 18, 2014
Increased financial inclusion—greater access by the poor to the use of payments, deposits, credits, insurance and risk-management services—can improve the opportunities and welfare of people living in poverty. 
Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers for Health
Amanda Glassman
et al.
November 25, 2014
In many large federal or decentralized countries, the majority of public spending on health is executed by state and district governments (see graph below). Improving health in these countries—and globally—depends on improving the sufficiency, efficiency, and effectiveness of health spendi...
Value for Money: An Agenda for Global Health Funding Agencies
Amanda Glassman
et al.
August 25, 2014
As international commitments become more ambitious and aid resources become increasingly constrained, global health funding agencies are seeking to improve the efficiency and impact of their investments. This growing “value for money” (VfM)  agenda aims to reduce costs, increase imp...