CGD Policy Blogs
Development is easy, right? All poor countries have to do is mimic the things that work in rich countries and they’ll evolve into fully functional states. If only it were that simple. My guest this week is Lant Pritchett, a non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Development and chair of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Master’s program in international development.
MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes and USAID Administartor Rajiv Shah will testify together before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday. This is the first time since MCC was created that the two agencies will testify together* and the first time since 2005 that MCC will appear before the full House authorizing committee.
Oxfam hasn’t let pesky little things like representative household surveys and impact evaluation results get in the way of their condemnation of Ghana’s health insurance program.