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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

December 2, 2020
The Birdsall House Conference on Women identifies and highlights leading research and scholarly findings on women’s empowerment in the field of...
December 2, 2020
This evaluation is the first by the IEO to focus squarely on how the IMF partners with its Bretton Woods sister institution, the World Bank. The...
December 1, 2020
The rapid spread of mobile phones in developing countries, coupled with recent advances in our ability to analyze big data through tools such as...
November 23, 2020
Much of the discussion around society’s ability to return to “normality” after the COVID-19 pandemic has centered on the development of a vaccine....
November 20, 2020
Appropriate and effective regulatory frameworks are crucial for ensuring that investments in infrastructure are made strategically and efficiently....
November 19, 2020
European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss the role of third country migrants in Europe. They...
November 13, 2020
In 2009 and as part of the Paris agreement, donor countries committed to mobilize $100bn per year to developing countries to finance climate by 2020...
November 12, 2020
Providing patients/end customers with high-quality medicines and health products in a timely and cost-effective manner requires well-functioning...

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