CGD Development Update

CGD Development Update for August 16, 2011



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CGD Development Update

Odious Obligations in Syria

As the international community grapples for ways to respond to President Assad's brutality in Syria, Kimberly Elliott proposes a new tool: DIRT Sanctions. Photo: Getty Images

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Taking on Tobacco

William Savedoff takes a fresh look at a deadly health menace with ten ideas for confronting the global tobacco epidemic. Photo: flickr user julipan / cc

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Measuring Poverty

We all know that poverty is about more than income, but measurements that include multiple aspects may hide more than they reveal. Nora Lustig weighs the trade-offs. Photo: flickr user GlacierTim / cc

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August 16, 2011

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Bill Savedoff has been working for more than 20 years on economic and social development issues. His work is focused on finding ways to improve the quality of social services in developing countries, with particular attention to incentives, institutions, and political economy. His most recent book is Cash on Delivery: A New Approach to Foreign Aid.

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