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
 20
United States average
2021 
Global average
2021 
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
 34
Global average
 23
2017
Center for Global Development
 48
% Female staff
2021
Center for Global Development
56% 
United States average
43% 
Global average
27% 
% Female researchers
2021
Center for Global Development
 52%
United States average
 21%
Global average
 14%

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Center for Global Development
 113
United States average
 142
Global average
 157

Social

Likes (2019)
Center for Global Development
 96,170
United States average
 74,986
Global average
 24,322
Likes (2017)
Center for Global Development
 87,296
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 99,539
United States average
 34,863
Global average
 15,211
Followers (2018)
Center for Global Development
 93,952
Followers (2017)
Center for Global Development
 76,700
Subscribers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 4,056
United States average
 12,013
Global average
 5,948
Subscribers (2017)
Center for Global Development
 2,607
Followers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 35,973
United States average
 8,395
Global average
 6,826

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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