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What We're Reading in Summer 2021
August 04, 2021
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of vaccines and reopening, it was the age of the Delta variant and closing down again. For many of us, the past year and a half has been stranger than fiction, a whirlwind of emotions and uncertainties. We hope this year's summer re...
Looking Back, Looking Ahead, but First, Wishing You a Happy Holiday and New Year
December 23, 2020
From our CGD family to you and yours, we wish you a happy holiday season and a healthier and happier 2021. And, let me offer an enthusiastic farewell to 2020.
What We’re Reading in Summer 2020
August 21, 2020
In a year marked by pandemic and protest, good books are more important than ever. We're back with more hand-picked recommendations from CGD's staff and researchers to help you better understand, empathize with, or escape the world.
What's Happening at CGD for the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings?
October 15, 2019
It’s Annual Meetings week, which means the Center for Global Development is the place to be as the development community comes together to consider today’s most pressing questions.
UNGA 2019: A Development Dispatch from New York
September 24, 2019
On the sidelines of the 74th annual proceedings of the UN General Assembly, one recurring idea caught my attention: interconnectedness.
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A Bitter Pill: Assuring the Quality, Safety, and Affordability of Generic Medicines
August 29, 2019
Quality affordable generic medicines play a vital role in health systems around the world. Healthy competition from quality generic medicines can help keep prices in check—a shared concern across high-income and low- and middle-income countries. But CGD’s Working Group on the Future of G...
Prospects for Prosper Africa: CGD Podcast
July 15, 2019
Landry Signé, Aubrey Hruby, Judd Devermont, and Gyude Moore on their expectations for the new Prosper Africa initiative and the roles that infrastructure, communication, and the US Development Finance Corporation might play in its impact.