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

Nov 29, 2016

Today's podcast brings you highlights of an excellent discussion at CGD's offices in London which involved, among others, CGD’s Owen Barder. The discussion was organized and broadcast by BBC Radio and focused on the UK’s aid budget, including attempts to make aid more transparent, ways to tackle corruption, and how...

Nov 21, 2016

"Private sector" appears 18 times in the outcome document from last year’s UN Financing for Development conference in Addis Ababa—exactly the same number of times as "international cooperation." One year into the SDGs, where are those ideas that bring private sector ingenuity and capital into achieving...

Nov 15, 2016

CGD senior fellow Mayra Buvinic discusses what’s changed in the evidence base on women’s economic empowerment, and how the findings could appeal to the incoming Trump administration.

Nov 1, 2016

CGD founding president Nancy Birdsall discusses three simple, specific ideas for the next US president on development policy, gender, and health, and explains why development should be a priority for the next administration.