"dedicated to reducing global poverty and inequality through policy-oriented research..." Africa Projects and selections from books . Has full text articles such as, How Significant are the Administration’s Proposed Increases in Foreign Development Aid? By Nancy Birdsall, Isaac Shapiro and Brian Deese (2003),11 p. in PDF and "Scaling Up vs. Absorptive Capacity: Challenges and Opportunities for reaching the MDGs in Africa" by Paolo de Renzio (2005), 10 p. in PDF. Based in Washington, D.C. [KF] http://www.cgdev.org/
Its Commitment to Development Index anlayzes which wealthy nations are helping poor ones the most.
Its Working Papers include -
Addressing the Challenge of HIV/AIDS: Macroeconomic, Fiscal and Institutional Issues
Working Paper 58 -- 04/26/2005. 28 p. in PDF.
By Maureen Lewis
An Aid-Institutions Paradox? A Review Essay on Aid Dependency and State Building in
Working Paper 74 -- 01/10/2006 28 p.
Todd Moss, Gunilla Pettersson, Nicolas van de Walle.
Autonomous Recovery and International Intervention in Comparative Perspective
Working Paper 57 -- 04/05/2006. 35 p. in PDF.
By Jeremy Weinstein (uses case studies from Uganda, Eritrea, and Somalia)
Business Environment and Comparative Advantage in Africa: Evidence from the Investment Climate Data
Working Paper 56 -- 02/18/2005. 47 p. in PDF.
By Benn Eifert, Alan Gelb and Vijaya Ramachandran
Double-Standards, Debt Treatment, and World Bank Country Classification: The case of Nigeria
Working Paper Number 45 -- 11/01/2004. 36 p. in PDF.
By Todd Moss, Scott Standley and Nancy Birdsall