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AllAfrica.com
Data Key to Unlocking Development Prospectsbig data's utility is in complementing, not replacing more traditional data. Ma
Data Key to Unlocking Development Prospects
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
big data's utility is in complementing, not replacing more traditional data. Many African countries are missing what the Center for Global Development (CGD) calls 'building block' data, which are 'intrinsically important to the calculation of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ISS: Data key to unlocking Africa’s development prospectsbig data’s utility is in complementing, not replacing, more traditional data. M
ISS: Data key to unlocking Africa’s development prospects
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
big data’s utility is in complementing, not replacing, more traditional data. Many African countries are missing what the Center for Global Development calls “building block” data, which are “intrinsically important to the calculation of almost... Read more
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IMF
Overheard at the Spring Meetingsregional arrangements were sufficient, or a more global arrangement was needed.
Overheard at the Spring Meetings
IMF / Posted 8 days ago
regional arrangements were sufficient, or a more global arrangement was needed. Sub-Saharan Africa #IMFonAfrica The Center for Global Development President Nancy Birdsall led a discussion on whether lower growth in sub-Saharan... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Disappearing diseases: the global fight against polio, guinea worm and measlesvaccinated, as reported in the new book Millions Saved: New Cases of Proven Suc
Disappearing diseases: the global fight against polio, guinea worm and measles
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 15 days ago
vaccinated, as reported in the new book Millions Saved: New Cases of Proven Success in Global Health, published by the Center for Global Development. No cases were documented in Haiti after 2001, showing the importance of national immunization... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB Governors From Rwanda and Nigeria Paint Realistic - and Optimistic - Picture of Africamodern to the extent that 90% of Rwandans are banked and within the financial s
AfDB Governors From Rwanda and Nigeria Paint Realistic - and Optimistic - Picture of Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
modern to the extent that 90% of Rwandans are banked and within the financial system. Arvind Subramian, a Fellow at the Center for Global Development, stressed that there is no long-term correlation between economic growth and commodity prices,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adeosun - Nigeria Does Not Need IMF Loanassurance. Responding to a specific question posed to her by the moderator of
Adeosun - Nigeria Does Not Need IMF Loan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
assurance. Responding to a specific question posed to her by the moderator of the discussion, Nancy Birdsall, President, Center for Global Development, about a lot of borrowings coming from outside to buoy Nigeria's economy in this challenging... Read more
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IMF
Fiscal Capacity Development Can Boost Inclusive Growthby contributing about €200 million to IMF capacity development initiatives. Pr
Fiscal Capacity Development Can Boost Inclusive Growth
IMF / Posted 19 days ago
by contributing about €200 million to IMF capacity development initiatives. Promoting equity Nancy Birdsall of the Center for Global Development challenged the panelists to address the concern that domestic resource mobilization initiatives... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
IMF panel talks emerging economies in Nigeria, India and Rwandaeach country along with the countries’ overall impact on the global economy. Na
IMF panel talks emerging economies in Nigeria, India and Rwanda
The GW Hatchet / Posted 20 days ago
each country along with the countries’ overall impact on the global economy. Nancy Birdsall, the founding president of the Center for Global Development in D.C., moderated the discussion. IMF Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa started off... Read more
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IMF
Spring Meetings 2016: Getting Down to Business: Women, Work, and the Global EconomyDevelopment at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In addit
Spring Meetings 2016: Getting Down to Business: Women, Work, and the Global Economy
IMF / Posted 22 days ago
Development at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In addition he is a Senior Fellow of the Center for Global Development and he has been co-editor of the Journal of Development Economics. He has been engaged in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adeosun, Adesina, Okonjo-Iweala, Oteh to Speak At IMF/WB Spring Meeting"Innovative Financial Solutions for Today's Development Challenges," with Alan
Adeosun, Adesina, Okonjo-Iweala, Oteh to Speak At IMF/WB Spring Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
"Innovative Financial Solutions for Today's Development Challenges," with Alan Gelb, Senior Fellow and Director of Studies, Center for Global Development and Mark Lowclock, Permanent Secretary, Department for International Development, United... Read more
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IMF
Opening Remarks � IMF-CGD Event on �Financial Inclusion: Macroeconomic and Regulatory Challenges�is my great pleasure to open today's conference on financial inclusion, which w
Opening Remarks � IMF-CGD Event on �Financial Inclusion: Macroeconomic and Regulatory Challenges�
IMF / Posted 24 days ago
is my great pleasure to open today's conference on financial inclusion, which we are organizing jointly with the Center for Global Development. Thank you, Nancy, for joining forces with us on this important topic. The CGD has recently... Read more
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IMF
International Monetary Fund WebcastsModerator for Panel I: Rajesh MirchandaniVice President, Communications and Pol
International Monetary Fund Webcasts
IMF / Posted 24 days ago
Moderator for Panel I: Rajesh MirchandaniVice President, Communications and Policy Outreach, Center for Global Development Ratna SahayDeputy Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF Martin ČihákAdvisor, Monetary and Capital Markets... Read more
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ABC News
How Blocking Remittance Payments to Mexico Could Harm Vulnerable Familieson poverty in origin countries, on migrants and their families, and on global G
How Blocking Remittance Payments to Mexico Could Harm Vulnerable Families
ABC News / Posted 28 days ago
on poverty in origin countries, on migrants and their families, and on global GDP," Michael Clemens, senior fellow with the Center for Global Development, wrote in a paper in 2014. Health effects Blocking money transfers could block access to... Read more
29d
Guardian Unlimited
Why motorcycle safety, meningitis vaccines and money transfers are signs of a global health revolution: podcastof children orphaned in Kenya due to Aids. Rajesh Mirchandani, vice president
Why motorcycle safety, meningitis vaccines and money transfers are signs of a global health revolution: podcast
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 29 days ago
of children orphaned in Kenya due to Aids. Rajesh Mirchandani, vice president of communications and policy outreach at the Center for Global Development. Photograph: Center for Global Development In a new podcast, I speak with Amanda Glassman,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Millions saved: how to make sure global health programs workother parents around the world have felt and feared as I did? Amanda Glassman,
Millions saved: how to make sure global health programs work
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 29 days ago
other parents around the world have felt and feared as I did? Amanda Glassman, director of global health policy at the Center for Global Development, co-authored the book Millions Saved: New Cases of Proven Success in Global Health. Photograph:... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Better data means better health for the world’s disease-troubled areasAs described in Millions Saved: New Cases of Proven Success in Global Health, a
Better data means better health for the world’s disease-troubled areas
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 29 days ago
As described in Millions Saved: New Cases of Proven Success in Global Health, a collection of case studies published by the Center for Global Development, Zambia succeeded by implementing a formal, coordinated national malaria control program – one... Read more
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ABC News
The Economic Ramifications of Trump's Border Wall Proposalrapid economic growth." Blocking remittances could harm the U.S. economy, some
The Economic Ramifications of Trump's Border Wall Proposal
ABC News / Posted 30 days ago
rapid economic growth." Blocking remittances could harm the U.S. economy, some economists argue. Michael Clemens of the Center for Global Development has pointed out that "the more U.S. dollars are sent to Mexico, the more the U.S. economy... Read more

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