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January 24, 2004
This event introduced the Seattle Initiative for Global Development, an emerging group of business and civic leaders who believe the private sector...
January 20, 2004
An evening with friends and neighbors, we gathered at The Diner (in Washington's Adams Morgan neighborhood) to view the President’s annual address to...
December 4, 2003
Branko Milanovic of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace presented 'Can we discern the effect of globalization on income distribution?...
November 6, 2003
François Bourguignon Chief Economist of the World Bank presented "Inequality of Outcomes and Inequality of Opportunities in Brazil." The paper was...
October 23, 2003
The Center for Global Development (CGD) and the Global Development Network (GDN) convened an experts' research workshop on quantifying the impact of...
October 7, 2003
Aart Kraay and Vikram Nehru of the World Bank presented "When Is External Debt Sustainable?" The discussant was CGD president Nancy Birdsall.
September 26, 2003
Michael Kremer of Harvard and Brookings presented "The Illusion of Sustainability" (joint with Ted Miguel of Berkeley). Jishnu Das of the World Bank...
September 23, 2003
CGD launched the new book, From Social Assistance to Social Development: Targeted Education Subsidies by Samuel Morley and David Coady.


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