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March 15, 2010
CGD non-resident fellow Paul Romer is a professor at Stanford University and is one of the leading growth economists of our time. He will discuss his...
March 9, 2010
Abstract: We see signs of convergence in average living standards amongst developing countries and of greater progress against poverty in faster...
February 19, 2010
Many poverty alleviation programs fail due to political interference. Politicians frequently undermine development efforts when they target benefits...
January 12, 2010
Abstract: Some individuals who are destitute report to be happy, while others who are very wealthy report to be miserable. There are many possible...