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Natural Resource Revenue in Tanzania – Justin Sandefur

What would you do if you suddenly came into a lot of money? That’s what several African governments are thinking about right now – after the discovery of huge natural gas deposits. Tanzania’s reserves could yield the kind of revenues that might alter the course of the country’s development. At that level, the decisions become harder and more crucial. In this CGD podcast, research fellow Justin Sandefur describes a unique project underway right now that asks thousands of ordinary Tanzanians how they think potential resource revenues should be used. 

Education Link Round-up, Feb 12, 2015: "We're failing children on a massive scale"

CGD is launching a new initiative on education reform in the developing world, involving some of the most exciting researchers in the field. We're tentatively calling it “Research on Improving Systems of Education,” aka RISE (get it?).  New website and more details coming soon.  In the meantime, here’s the first in a periodic series of education-related links that are worth checking out.

The Final Word on Microcredit?

Two influential movements within the development industry collided head-on this month: the microcredit movement and the movement to subject development policies to rigorous impact evaluation.

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