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The International Finance Corporation is designed to make risky investments in developing countries where other investors can't or won't—so why is it taking on less and less risk?
In a new CGD book, Alan Gelb and Anna Diofasi Metz examine the opportunities and risks of digital ID systems, and present practical guidance for making ID systems work for development.
As the World Future Energy Summit approaches, catch up on what’s at stake with CGD’s interactive report on how to improve global energy access—and why billions depend on it.
Will the world’s economic recovery last? On the heels of the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects 2018, CGD is convening a panel next Tuesday to discuss the future of global growth.
What's on the horizon for global development in 2018?
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US Christmas lights consume more power than some countries do in a year. That’s not a call to stop decorating, Todd Moss says, but to find a way to meet the energy needs of every human being.
What’s on the horizon for global development in 2018? CGD scholars share their insights and hopes for the year ahead.
The Compact has the potential to grow economies, says Kate Gough. In order to achieve that, we need to consider more innovative approaches that focus on partnerships and international cooperation.
CGD researchers bring new data to the debate around Aadhaar, the world's largest biometric ID system, previewing of the results of a large-scale household survey in Rajasthan.