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:
www.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: Edward Scott Jr. | C. Fred Bergsten | Nancy Birdsall
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Masood Ahmed (President)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Masood Ahmed (President)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Afsaneh Beschloss
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Center for Global Development
 115
United States average
 38
Global average
 89
2017
Center for Global Development
 48
% Female staff
2021
Center for Global Development
 56%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%
% Female researchers
2021
Center for Global Development
 52%
United States average
 21%
Global average
 16%

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Center for Global Development
 113
United States average
 152
Global average
 160
Financials
2020
Center for Global Development
 $85,574,000
United States average
 $39,861,114
Global average
 $213,849,270
2019
Center for Global Development
 $75,076,000

Social

Likes (2021)
Center for Global Development
 93,287
United States average
 84,487
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Center for Global Development
 96,170
Likes (2017)
Center for Global Development
 87,296
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Center for Global Development
 492,572
United States average
 49,129
Global average
 19,804
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
 16,691
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
Center for Global Development
 7,620
Subscribers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 4,056
Followers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 35,973
United States average
 8,395
Global average
 6,399

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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