Ranil Dissanayake calls for developing country governments, donors, and researchers to commit to: invest in, and use, national data collection systems.
CGD Policy Blogs
We’ve picked our favourite papers and articles about development of the year, picking pieces that help us understand the problems we’re working on better and how best to fix them.
CGD and Georgetown University’s Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation (gui2de) are collaborating on a new seminar series called The Future of Development.
Building Back Better: Creating Resilience in Critical Supply Chains While Supporting Global Development
Policy forged at pace and during extreme circumstances will often leave something wanting. We want more resilient supply chains, but we shouldn’t sacrifice the benefits that existing supply chains have created, nor should we needlessly penalize developing countries in the race for resilience.
Evidence-based policy generation is an aspiration more than reality at the best of times. With COVID-19 generating extreme uncertainty and urgency of action across the world, it has become harder than ever. This blog considers three areas where both researchers and policymakers need to engage more effectively: asking better questions; being clearer about how well we can answer them; and broadening collaboration and challenge.