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CGD is committed to building an organization that embraces diversity and fosters inclusivity. We value diversity across intersectional dimensions, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, geographic location, and gender. As such, our public events aim to bring together relevant expertise and a balance of perspectives. Read our diversity commitments for public events here.

Upcoming

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Past

February 23, 2016
In this paper Patricia Navarro-Palau studies the effects of an increase in school choice by examining a 2008 reform that made the value of...
February 16, 2016
This event is cancelled. We develop and implement a novel, mobile phone-based information clearinghouse, and experimentally evaluate its ability to...
February 11, 2016
The economic consequences of large-scale government investments in education depend on the general equilibrium (GE) effects in both the labor market...
February 9, 2016
Bureaucracies with field operations that cannot be easily supervised and monitored are often caught in two potential sources of dysfunctions: field...
February 8, 2016
Many authoritarian regimes wield the threat of repression to maintain power despite a lack of popular support. In such contexts, citizens who do not...
February 2, 2016
There are fewer people living in extreme poverty in the world today than 30 years ago. While that is an achievement, continuing progress for poor...