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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...

Past

April 7, 2021
While the COVID-19 pandemic has setback development outcomes across the globe, Africa has felt the economic effects of the pandemic strongly. COVID-...
March 31, 2021
This event, the first in a series of panels examining the indirect health effects of COVID-19 and co-hosted by CGD and Gates Ventures...
March 30, 2021
As the EBRD reaches a historic milestone this April celebrating its 30th anniversary, multilateral action has never been more important - a...
March 25, 2021
The Center for Global Development (CGD) is hosting this panel discussion on what is the Role of Aid in Middle-Income Countries? It will consider the...
March 23, 2021
Developed and developing countries are challenged by aggressive tax planning by multinational enterprises (MNEs), with low-income countries...
March 18, 2021
How can we continue to improve access to information while addressing the “epistemic emergency” raised by the spread of disinformation? Katherine...
March 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on African economies, translating notably into growing fiscal and external imbalances and...
March 11, 2021
La crisis humanitaria que vive Venezuela es considerada una de las principales crisis del desplazamiento forzado en la región. Con más de 5 millones...

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