Think tank

Center for Global Development

CGD

Washington D.C., United States

CGD conducts research and analysis on a wide range of topics related to how policies and actions of the rich and powerful affect poor people in the developing world. Examples include aid effectiveness, climate change, education, globalization, health, migration and trade. Drawing on our research, they actively engage with thought leaders, policymakers, and others to move our ideas to action. They organize work that is related to proposals for specific, practical policy improvements into initiatives, such as Development Impact Bonds, Cash-on-Delivery Aid, Preemptive Contract Sanctions, Oil to Cash, and More Health for the Money.

Contact details

Website:
cgdev.org

Address:
2055 L Street NW, Fifth Floor, Washington DC, 20036, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa, Asia & the Pacific, Europe, Middle East & North Africa, North America, Russia, South America, South Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2001
Age (years)
Center for Global Development
 21
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Nancy Birdsall; Edward Scott Jr.; Fred Bergsten
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Masood Ahmed [President]
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Masood Ahmed (President)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Masood Ahmed (President)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2022
Center for Global Development
 105
United States average
 140
Global average
 42
2021
Center for Global Development
 115
2017
Center for Global Development
 48
% Female staff
2022
Center for Global Development
 60%
United States average
 53%
Global average
 53%
2021
Center for Global Development
 56%
% Female researchers
2022
Center for Global Development
 60%
United States average
 20%
Global average
 36%
2021
Center for Global Development
 52%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
Center for Global Development
 166
United States average
 80
Global average
 43
2015
Center for Global Development
 113
Financials
2021
Center for Global Development
 $25,061,810
United States average
 $33,405,882
Global average
 $4,800,480
2020
Center for Global Development
 $85,574,000
2019
Center for Global Development
 $75,076,000

Social

Likes (2022)
Center for Global Development
 92,554
United States average
 88,339
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Center for Global Development
 93,287
Likes (2019)
Center for Global Development
 96,170
Followers (2022)
Center for Global Development
 492,572
United States average
 49,110
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Center for Global Development
 230,742
Followers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 99,539
Subscribers (2022)
Center for Global Development
 8,960
United States average
 16,474
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
Center for Global Development
 7,620
Subscribers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 4,056
Followers (2022)
Center for Global Development
 71,915
United States average
 28,950
Global average
 16,259
Followers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 35,973

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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