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04.14.2014

Technical and organizational skills are not the only requirements for effective project management, said experts from FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization based in Durham, N.C. Instead, the success or failure of a project often hinges on how well project managers share information...

04.04.2014

The Philippines government, with assistance from faculty at the Duke Center for International Development (DCID) at the Sanford School of Public Policy, released its first tax expenditure report on Thursday, March 27. Dr. Graham Glenday of DCID has been advising the government on the report’s...

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...

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