Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Tuesday, February 10, 2004 - 12:00pm

Carol Graham of the Brookings Institution presented her paper, Can Happiness Research Contribute to Development Economics? The paper addresses the gaps between standard income measures and individual assessments of happiness and welfare, and how these paradoxes effect development outcomes. Michael Lokshin of the World Bank was the discussant.

Public Event
Saturday, January 24, 2004 - 11:45am

This event introduced the Seattle Initiative for Global Development, an emerging group of business and civic leaders who believe the private sector voice should support poverty elimination and make global development a national priority.

Development Matters
Tuesday, January 20, 2004 - 6:00pm

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 the joint session of Congress.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Thursday, December 4, 2003 - 12:00pm

Branko Milanovic of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace presented 'Can we discern the effect of globalization on income distribution? Evidence from household surveys' at the Massachusetts Ave. Development Seminar (MADS). The discussant was Mattias Lundberg of the World Bank.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Thursday, November 6, 2003 - 12:00pm

François Bourguignon Chief Economist of the World Bank presented "Inequality of Outcomes and Inequality of Opportunities in Brazil." The paper was written jointly with Francisco Ferreira and Marta Menéndez. Dr. Bourguignon’s discussant was Samuel Morley of the International Food Policy Research Institute

Thursday, October 23, 2003 - 8:30am

The Center for Global Development (CGD) and the Global Development Network (GDN) convened an experts' research workshop on quantifying the impact of developed countries' policies on developing countries, at CGD in Washington, DC, on October 23rd and 24th, 2003.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Tuesday, October 7, 2003 - 12:00pm

Aart Kraay and Vikram Nehru of the World Bank presented "When Is External Debt Sustainable?" The discussant was CGD president Nancy Birdsall.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Friday, September 26, 2003 - 12:00pm

Michael Kremer of Harvard and Brookings presented "The Illusion of Sustainability" (joint with Ted Miguel of Berkeley). Jishnu Das of the World Bank and Scott Barrett of Johns Hopkins SAIS were discussants.

Book Launch
Tuesday, September 23, 2003 - 10:15am

CGD launched the new book, From Social Assistance to Social Development: Targeted Education Subsidies by Samuel Morley and David Coady.

Public Event
Monday, September 8, 2003 - 4:30pm

In the run-up to the Fifth World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial in Cancun, Mexico, CGD hosted a policy seminar entitled Trade for Development: Delivering on Doha's Promise.

Public Event
Friday, July 18, 2003 - 4:15pm

CGD hosted a discussion to debrief President Bush's recent trip to Africa which brought the development opportunities and challenges of Africa to the attention of the American public.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Tuesday, July 8, 2003 - 12:00pm

Simeon Djankov of the World Bank presented "The World Bank's 'Doing Business' Indicators and Their Implications for IDA Funding."

Development Matters
Friday, June 13, 2003 - 12:00pm

CGD hosted a Development Matters event featuring the Gateway Ambassadors (GA) of Ghana. The GA gave a rousing performance of song and spoken word.

Public Event
Tuesday, May 27, 2003 - 1:30pm

The Center hosted a presentation about results-based aid management by Keiichiro Nakazawa, Director of Development Assistance Operations Evaluation Office for the Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

Book Launch
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 1:15pm

CGD launched the new book, Challenging Foreign Aid: A Policymaker's Guide to the Millennium Challenge Account, by CGD Senior Fellow Steve Radelet.

Development Matters
Thursday, May 15, 2003 - 12:45pm

The Center hosted a Development Matters event on the likely outcome and development implications of Iraq's debt.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Tuesday, May 13, 2003 - 12:00pm

Alan Gelb and Todd Moss of the World Bank Africa Region group presented " The World Bank's New Strategy for Africa. "

Public Event
Tuesday, April 29, 2003 - 5:00pm

The Center for Global Development (CGD) and Foreign Policy Magazine (FP) launched the Commitment to Development Index. The Index rates rich countries' contributions to global development through measures of their aid, trade, migration, investment, peacekeeping, and environmental policies.




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