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Upcoming

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

January 19, 2021
The youth population in Africa is booming, creating a large working-age group with the potential to contribute to labor markets around the world....
January 19, 2021
Before COVID-19 hit, women’s labor force participation, access to finance, pay, and advancement were all already unequal to men’s, and the pandemic...
January 14, 2021
Although the global economy is emerging from the collapse triggered by COVID-19, the recovery is likely to be subdued, and global output is projected...
January 14, 2021
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, policymakers across governments faced an urgent need to make difficult decisions in a quickly evolving environment...
December 17, 2020
Excise taxes have traditionally been reliable sources of government revenue, but they are also used as a means of discouraging the consumption of...
December 8, 2020
This year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign comes at a time like no other, as countries are working hard to respond to COVID 19...
December 4, 2020
Supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19 are twin threats, both to lives and livelihoods. We have focused some of our past discussions on COVID-19...
December 3, 2020
Historically, public financial management (PFM) has been overlooked in academic and policy discussions on the availability of domestic resources....

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