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
 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) (2019): Afsaneh Beschloss
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Masood Ahme
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2017
Center for Global Development
 48
United States average
 56
Global average
 161

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Center for Global Development
 113
United States average
 145
Global average
 156

Social

Likes (2019)
Center for Global Development
 96,170
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Center for Global Development
 87,296
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 99,539
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
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
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Center for Global Development
 2,607
Followers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 35,973
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

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