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04.02.2014

The Duke Center for International Development (DCID) in the Sanford School of Public Policy will offer a weeklong executive education program dedicated to Transfer Pricing for tax administrators and government officials. The program, held Sept. 14-19 at Duke University, will be led by Peter...

03.28.2014

A study by Dr. Fernando Fernholz and Dr. Graham Glenday of the Duke Center for International Development (DCID) and Dr. Andrea Coppola of the World Bank prompted the Mexican government to change the economic discount rate used in public investment decisions. The government announced in January...

03.21.2014

The end of global poverty may be as close as 2030, said Armando Barrientos, research director and professor at the Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester. According to World Bank data, the rate of decline of global poverty has accelerated since 2000, when it increased...

03.06.2014

When Ajmal Abdulsamad (MIDP ’11) visited Burundi in February, he was introduced to a small local company that was enjoying great success using tissue culture technology to reproduce banana saplings. It had established connections with universities in Belgium and India and had recruited 80 staff...

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