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International development experts share their ideas on how wealthy countries can promote prosperity in developing countries. Follow at

Dec 15, 2015

Befitting the holiday theme, we asked a veritable choir of CGD experts to weigh in on what has been the stand-out moment in development in the last twelve months; and, as we enter the post-2015 development era, what they hope to see in 2016 and beyond.

Dec 8, 2015

There have been major gains in development in many parts of the world, but hundreds of millions of people still suffer the dangerous consequences of poverty. How can we improve health systems to make them more effective, as well as less wasteful and more accountable? One way, CGD experts Amanda Glassman and...

Dec 7, 2015

How do rich countries' policies affect the world's poorest people? The results are in on CGD's 2015 Commitment to Development Index, which highlights strengths and opportunities in national policies on aid, environment, technology, and more. Owen Barder discusses this year's rankings.

Nov 24, 2015

Next week, nations gather in Paris for the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) with the goal of establishing a global plan to address climate change. CGD Senior Fellow Frances Seymour discusses what's on the agenda in Paris and what success might look like.

Nov 17, 2015

At CGD's report launch event, Dr. Nathan Sheets, US Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs, called for banks and policymakers to address the problems that anti-money laundering laws create for developing countries. I sat down with him afterwards to record this interview.