Last week I was one of a handful of speakers at the annual meeting of the Bretton Woods Committee, a non-partisan group that works to promote international economic cooperation and to foster strong, effective Bretton Woods institutions (i.e. the IMF and World Bank). Other speakers at the meeting, which was titled “From Vicious to Virtuous: The Cycle of Debt, Stability, and Growth” included U.S. Rep.
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Probably you agree that actions meant to help poor people should be guided by the best science about what works. (Or perhaps you also have a problem with motherhood and apple pie.) And probably you'd concede that part of what makes science science is replicability. Cold fusion is a scientific joke, not a scientific advance, because the experiments seeming to generate evidence of fusion at room temperature could not be independently reproduced.
Congratulations to CGD non-resident fellow Devesh Kapur whose terrific book, Diaspora, Development, and Democracy: The Domestic Impact of International Migration from India (Princeton University Press) has just received the ENMISA Distinguished Book Award from the Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration Section of the International Studies Association.