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International development experts share their ideas on how wealthy countries can promote prosperity in developing countries.

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International development experts share their ideas on how wealthy countries can promote prosperity in developing countries.

    Creative Development with Bobby Pittman and Ladipoe

    Creative Development with Bobby Pittman and Ladipoe

    CGD's Amanda Glassman talks with Kupanda Capital's Bobby Pittman and rapper Ladipoe about development opportunities in Africa's entertainment industries, Bobby's experience working with Nigerian record label Mavin Records, and the inspiration behind Ladipoe's songs.

    • 48 min
    Lessons from Ghana on Universal Health Coverage with Martha Gyansa-Lutterodt

    Lessons from Ghana on Universal Health Coverage with Martha Gyansa-Lutterodt

    Martha Gyansa-Lutterodt, Director of Technical Coordination at Ghana's Ministry of Health, explains how Ghana's health services have evolved, how they select which medicines to cover, and how to maintain political will for health reform.

    • 25 min
    Next Steps for Nigeria's Border Situation with Amaka Anku and Nonso Obikili

    Next Steps for Nigeria's Border Situation with Amaka Anku and Nonso Obikili

    CGD's Gyude Moore, Amaka Anku of Eurasia Group, and Nonso Obikili of Economic Research Southern Africa on Nigeria's recent border closure. They discuss the history between Nigeria and Benin, the costs of the border closure for people living in poverty, and possible next steps for the Nigerian government.

    • 33 min
    Investing in Women with Priya Krishnan, Jen Braswell, and Graham Wrigley

    Investing in Women with Priya Krishnan, Jen Braswell, and Graham Wrigley

    CGD's Megan O'Donnell, KLAY founder Priya Krishnan, and CDC Group's Jen Braswell and Graham Wrigley discuss the importance of investing in women, how to find good investments, and how to get partners on board.

    • 14 min
    Sounds Robotic: A CGD Podcast – Carl Benedikt Frey

    Sounds Robotic: A CGD Podcast – Carl Benedikt Frey

    In this episode of Sounds Robotic, host Charles Kenny talks with Carl Benedikt Frey, co-director of the Program on Technology and Employment at the Oxford Martin School, about his fears that the wage stagnation and rocketing inequality that resulted from the first industrial revolution could be repeated thanks to the spread of automation and artificial intelligence today. 

    • 20 min
    How Significant Is Household Headship? with Agnes Quisumbing and Dominique van de Walle

    How Significant Is Household Headship? with Agnes Quisumbing and Dominique van de Walle

    IFPRI's Agnes Quisumbing joins CGD's Dominique van de Walle and Megan O'Donnell to discuss the contexts in which headship is (and isn't) useful, the importance of the circumstances leading to female headship, and how headship can relate to women's property rights and financial security.

    • 17 min

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