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April 17, 2019
Industrialization was never an accident but an outcome of a well- crafted industrial policy. Analyzing the capacity and limits of the (developmental...
April 12, 2019
More than ten million deaths each year are associated with consuming just three products: tobacco, alcohol, and sugary beverages. Most of these...
April 11, 2019
Join the Center for Global Development for this exciting networking event celebrating women trailblazers in finance and development economics. The...
April 11, 2019
On the sidelines of the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings 2019, the Center for Global Development (CGD) and the Bretton Woods Committee (BWC) will...
April 10, 2019
The infrastructure gap in the developing world needs to be addressed if the global community aims to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. The...
April 10, 2019
In a joint Milken Institute & CGD event, Ken Ofori-Atta will discuss the Ghanaian experience in trying to move beyond aid and the lessons for...
April 5, 2019
Young1ove scales programmes that have rigorous academic evidence showing impact.