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June 23, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Washington DC time

How has climate change impacted global migration patterns? In a new paper, Ana María Ibáñez, Andrea Velasquez, and Jimena Romero link weather shocks to rising international migration. The study examines temperature shocks in El Salvador and their impact on domestic agricultural production,...

June 24, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Washington DC time

In the Future of Development series, the Center for Global Development and the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation (gui2de) bring together development experts, scholars, and policymakers to address the big questions facing developing countries and help...

June 24, 2021 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Washington DC time

COVID-19 will likely reverse many of the social gains that took decades to materialize in Latin America and the Caribbean. The global pandemic is resulting in a decline in the size of the middle class and an increase in poverty in most countries, with some staggering exceptions, like Brazil,...

June 28, 2021 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Washington DC Time
In the Biden Administration’s Interim National Security Guidance of March 2021, the United States declared its intent to “provide foreign assistance to promote global stability and offer an alternative to predatory development models” through U.S. development agencies and financing tools. The...
June 29, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Washington DC time
Dealing with the worst crisis in the last 50 years and in the midst of a complex sociopolitical environment, Latin America faces important dilemmas. Developing and implementing the correct fiscal policy mix is certainly one of the toughest: How can the region struck a balance between providing much...
June 30, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
How best to prioritise COVID-19 vaccination within and between countries has been a public health and an ethical challenge for decision-makers globally, especially given the vaccine supply is limited in the short and medium term. Epidemiological and economic models can support this decision by...


April 28, 2002
The Center for Global Development and the Institute for International Economics launched the new book, Delivering on Debt Relief: From IMF Gold to a...
April 1, 2002
Center for Global Development non-resident fellow and professor at the Kennedy School of Government Lant Pritchett and Harvard University Professor...
March 15, 2002
The Center hosted a movie presentation: Patient Abuse: South Africa's Struggle for AIDS Treatment.
February 26, 2002
In the run-up to the UN Conference on Financing for Development in Monterrey, Mexico, CGD hosted a two-part conference. Part One was Financing for...
February 2, 2002
CGD hosted a movie presentation: The Marshall Plan: Against the Odds.
January 12, 2002
CGD hosted a book presentation by William Easterly, author of The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics...


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