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June 21, 2016
What should tomorrow’s aid agencies look like in a landscape where the global goal is to ensure sustainable development? In the past, the role...
May 10, 2016
The UK tax system offers tax relief for contributions made to private charity. This relief, known as Gift Aid, is somewhat more complex than in other...
April 8, 2016
The Washington Area Development Economics Symposium (WADES) is an annual research conference which highlights academic work from researchers at...
February 9, 2016
Bureaucracies with field operations that cannot be easily supervised and monitored are often caught in two potential sources of dysfunctions: field...
November 4, 2015
Duncan Green reflects on the future of international aid and presents some advance thinking on his forthcoming book, How Change Happens, (OUP October...
September 16, 2015
Recent research suggests a stark mismatch between ordinary Africans’ most pressing development priorities and the agendas of US foreign aid...
September 15, 2015
The humanitarian aid system is under severe strain. New approaches are needed to protect the lives and dignity of those affected and to ensure aid is...
July 20, 2015
Why development matters more than ever in US foreign policy and what the next administration can do about it. The panel discussion marked the launch...


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