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Tracking the U.S. Millennium Challenge Account
December 02, 2011
In this two-minute clip from 2006, Steve Radelet, former CGD senior fellow, explains how CGD has contributed to the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA)—a U.S. aid program focusing on effectiveness, economic growth, and poverty alleviation. Ken Hackett, a Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) ...
How’s the Obama Administration Doing on Agricultural Development and Food Security So Far?
March 21, 2011
CGD in the News
Names: Radelet from State to USAID (Foreign Policy)
January 03, 2011
Foreign Policy mentioned CGD in an article about former senior fellow Steve Radelet and his switch from the State Department to USAID to serve as their Chief Economist.
Emerging Africa: How 17 Countries Are Leading the Way (brief)
September 09, 2010
In this essay Steven Radelet explains how since the mid 1990s seventeen Sub-Saharan African states have transcended the conflict and dictatorships of decades past to establish themselves as burgeoning world states. Approaching the discussion by delineating between cultural differences across the reg...