Past

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Tuesday, April 22, 2003 - 12:00pm

David Dollar, research manager for the macroeconomics and growth team at the World Bank Research Department presented, "Investment climate and firm performance in developing economies."

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Saturday, March 15, 2003 - 12:00pm

Tito Cordella and Giovanni Dell'Ariccia of the International Monetary Fund presented, "Conditional Aid, Sovereign Debt, and Debt Relief."

Public Event
Monday, February 24, 2003 - 9:00am

The Center for Global Development, in conjunction with the Inter-American Development Bank, and with generous support from the Tinker Foundation and the Asian Development Bank, examined the impacts of privatization on the poor. Initial findings were presented in a two-day conference in Washington, on February 24-25, 2003.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Tuesday, January 28, 2003 - 12:00pm

Peter Lanjouw and Berk Özler of the World Bank research department presented a new method for combining survey and census data to estimate income inequality at the local level in developing countries -- an exercise known as 'poverty mapping'.

Public Event
Wednesday, January 8, 2003 - 2:45pm

CGD and John Snow, Inc. (JSI) convened the conference HIV/AIDS in Africa: What Works to highlight successful strategies in response to the growing HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa.

Development Matters
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 2:45pm

The Center hosted "Making the News - Inspiring Views: How the Media Educates and Inspires Us About International Development."

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Thursday, November 14, 2002 - 12:00pm

Shang-Jin Wei, of the Brookings Institution and the International Monetary Fund presented "Transparency and International Investor Behavior."

Development Matters
Friday, November 1, 2002 - 2:30pm

The Center hosted "Investing in Peace: How Development Aid Can Prevent or Promote Conflict" with author Robert J. Muscat.

Public Event
Monday, September 30, 2002 - 1:45pm

On September 30, 2002, the Center for Global Development hosted a roundtable discussion on "The Millennium Challenge Account: A New Model For Increased Aid Effectiveness?"

Public Event
Saturday, June 1, 2002 - 1:45pm

The Center hosted a conference entitiled "Washington Contentious: Issues in Global and Domestic Inequity." This event was co-sponsored with the Inter-American Dialogue and featured Bolivian President Jorge Quiroga Ramírez as keynote speaker.

Development Matters
Wednesday, May 1, 2002 - 1:30pm

The Center hosted a photo exhibit - A Broken Landscape: HIV & AIDS in Africa. The evening included a discussion with Paul Kwengwere Program Support Director, ActionAid Malawi; and Paul Ehmer, Global Bureau of Health, USAID.

Book Launch
Sunday, April 28, 2002 - 1:00pm

The Center for Global Development and the Institute for International Economics launched the new book, Delivering on Debt Relief: From IMF Gold to a New Aid Architecture by Nancy Birdsall and John Williamson with Brian Deese.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Monday, April 1, 2002 - 12:00pm

Center for Global Development non-resident fellow and professor at the Kennedy School of Government Lant Pritchett and Harvard University Professor Michael Woolcock presented "Solutions when the Solution is the Problem: Arraying the Disarray in Development."

Development Matters
Friday, March 15, 2002 - 5:00pm

The Center hosted a movie presentation: Patient Abuse: South Africa's Struggle for AIDS Treatment.

Public Event
Tuesday, February 26, 2002 - 11:45am

In the run-up to the UN Conference on Financing for Development in Monterrey, Mexico, CGD hosted a two-part conference. Part One was Financing for Development: Regional Challenges and the Regional Development Banks. Part Two was New Proposals On Financing For Development.

Development Matters
Saturday, February 2, 2002 - 5:00pm

CGD hosted a movie presentation: The Marshall Plan: Against the Odds.

Public Event
Saturday, January 12, 2002 - 12:00am

CGD hosted a book presentation by William Easterly, author of The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics in discussion with Ricardo Hausmann, Professor of Economic Development, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Development Matters
Wednesday, November 21, 2001 - 12:00pm

The Center for Global Development was launched with a lunch reception and panel discussion.

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