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April 29, 2013
How big is China’s aid to Africa? Does it complement or undermine the efforts of traditional donors? China releases little information and outside...
February 15, 2013
Jean Ensminger will present her research on a long-term, intensive case study of corruption in a large World Bank project in Kenya. By following the...
November 27, 2012
The World Bank's Program-for-Results (PforR) financing instrument was approved in January 2012 to complement the two existing financing instruments...
September 14, 2010
Abstract: Winning "hearts and minds" in the Islamic world is now an explicitly acknowledged goal of US foreign aid. Yet, evidence on whether aid...
April 23, 2010
Private-sector innovation to help developing country governments promote food security, help their people stay healthy, educate kids, and, overall,...
March 25, 2010
Understanding the effectiveness of foreign aid is a top priority for development research. But effectiveness at what? Research has focused on how...
March 23, 2010
Donor countries have committed to major increases in development assistance but doubts remain over how effective this aid is. At this launch of...
January 6, 2010
Please join the Center for Global Development for a major address by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on the role and impact of U.S....


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