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June 6, 2012
Over the last 15 years, development economists have carefully accumulated rigorous evidence about what works and what does not in promoting health in...
June 4, 2012
The results of the 2010 Afghanistan Mortality Survey were hailed as showing dramatic declines in child and maternal mortality when they first became...
May 22, 2012
The misadventures of the North seem to go hand-in-hand with a boom in emerging markets, particularly in Latin America. Spain is looking down a cliff...
May 16, 2012
Please join MFAN for a discussion on a new report from the Center for American Progress and the Center for Global Development. The report, A...
May 8, 2012
More than 20 percent of primary students in countries such as India and Pakistan attend private schools, which tend to be small, low-cost enterprises...
May 2, 2012
During the past two decades, Lawrence Summers has served in a series of senior policy positions, including Vice President of Development Economics...
April 27, 2012
How can policymakers reduce the risk of violence after war? Can employment and anti-poverty programs reduce the risk of violence, and what does this...
April 23, 2012
John Githongo, an advocate for transparency and good governance, is well-known for his work as the anti-corruption czar in Kenya, where in 2003 he...

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