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February 8, 2017
The world’s development challenges are far too vast for the old way of doing things. To generate the trillions of dollars necessary to...
February 2, 2017
The city of Bogotá set out to reduce crime and increase state legitimacy by raising state presence on city streets: either increasing police...
January 30, 2017
Corruption in hiring for public sector jobs is common in developing countries, and has been assumed to have a detrimental effect on delivery of...
January 12, 2017
Please join us to hear policymakers from inside and outside the US government discuss their experience applying the principle of country ownership,...
December 15, 2016
CGD is delighted to announce that Nancy Birdsall, our founding president, will deliver the 2016 Richard Sabot Memorial Lecture, entitled ‘New...
December 6, 2016
In 2006, CGD released a working group report titled “When Will We Ever Learn? Improving Lives Through Impact Evaluation.” It described an evaluation...
July 21, 2016
Measuring the returns to government capital is difficult because the services of government capital typically are provided free of charge. This...
June 23, 2016
As emerging economies grapple with the practical implications of the universal health coverage agenda, governments are looking for effective ways...


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