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.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2020): Masood Ahmed (President)
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2019): Afsaneh Beschloss
Leader gender: Female