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Scholarly Publications

"The World Bank Made Me Do It?" International Factors and Ghana's Transition to Democracy

May 2008

Ghana is widely regarded as a signal success story in the African “wave” of democratizations of the 1990s.

Helping the Poor to Help Themselves: Debt Relief or Aid?

December 2006

Recent world events have created a compelling need for new perspectives and realistic solutions to the problem of sovereign debt.

Empowering the Poor: What Does Democracy Have to Do with It?

April 2005

Poverty reduction on a large scale depends on empowering those who are most motivated to move out of poverty - poor people themselves.

News

Honors Students to Meet with Top-Level Policy Makers in Washington, D.C.

September 2022

From September 18 through 24, the Fisher Family Honors Program class of 2023 will attend CDDRL's annual Honors College, gaining firsthand exposure to how the federal government, policy...

Amr Adly Explains Market-Making Failure in Egypt [VIDEO]

June 2020

In a webinar dated June 8, 2020, American University in Cairo Scholar Amr Adly presented findings from his new book Cleft Capitalism: The Social Origins of Failed Market Making in Egypt (Stanford...

Ben Ahmed examines the challenge of youth alienation in the Tunisian transition [VIDEO]

April 2015

As part of the Arab Reform and Democracy Program's speaker series, Executive Director of the Mediterranean Development Initiative Ghazi Ben Ahmed examined the challenge of youth alienation in the...

Old Events

The potential and challenges of customer feedback in the public sector

January 29, 2016

AbstractThis talk will present the Pakistan Citizen Feedback Monitoring Program (CFMP), which, leveraging the ubiquitous presence of ordinary cell phones, aims to fight petty corruption, improve...

Contemporary Challenges in Global Public Health: A Discussion on How Health is an Integral Aspect of the Overall Development and Sustainability Landscape

May 2, 2014

For nearly 70 years, CARE has been serving individuals and families in the world's poorest communities.

The Contested Corners of Asia: Subnational Conflict and International Development Assistance: A Report of The Asia Foundation

February 27, 2014

  Abstract: Subnational conflict is the most widespread, enduring, and deadly form of conflict in Asia.

People

carnoy Martin Carnoy Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL Professor, Education
jensen Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Marcel Fafchamps Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Mike Bennon Michael Bennon Research Scholar, CDDRL Program Manager, Global Infrastructure Policy Research Initiative