Jan 27, 2014
What should the US and Europe do about the relative decline of their global influence? My guest this week, CGD senior fellow Charles Kenny, has a surprising answer in his new book, The Upside of Down: Why the Rise of the Rest Is Good for the West. His take? Embrace it.
“The opportunities of a wealthier world will...
Jan 13, 2014
Are pay-for-performance aid programs such as Cash on Delivery Aid more vulnerable to corruption than traditional input-focused programs? My guests this week, senior fellows William Savedoff and Charles Kenny, argue in a new new working paper and brief that the opposite is true.
Bill says that input-tracking...
Jan 6, 2014
As the fourth anniversary of the massive, January 12, 2010, earthquake in Haiti approached, I
invited CGD senior fellows Vijaya Ramachandran and Michael Clemens, experts respectively
on disaster relief and labor mobility, to join me on the Wonkcast to discuss the role of outsiders
in trying to assist Haiti’s...