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Center for Global Development (CGD)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
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Postal: 2055 L Street NW, 5th Floor, Washington DC 20036
Handle: RePEc:edi:cgdevus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Nancy Birdsall and Christian J. Meyer, 2014. "The Median Is the Message: A Good-Enough Measure of Material Well-Being and Shared Development Progress," Working Papers 351, Center for Global Development.
  2. Nancy Birdsall, Christian Meyer, Alexis Sowa, 2013. "Global Markets, Global Citizens, and Global Governance in the 21st Century," Working Papers 329, Center for Global Development.
  3. Nancy Birdsall, Nora Lustig, Christian Meyer, 2013. "The Strugglers: The New Poor in Latin America?-Working Paper 337," Working Papers 337, Center for Global Development.
  4. Nancy Birdsall and Benjamin Leo, 2011. "Find Me the Money: Financing Climate and Other Global Public Goods - Working Paper 248," Working Papers 248, Center for Global Development.
  5. Nancy Birdsall & Nora Lustig & Darryl McLeod, 2011. "Declining Inequality in Latin America: Some Economics, Some Politics," Working Papers 1120, Tulane University, Department of Economics.
  6. Nancy Birdsall & Benjamin Leo, 2011. "Find Me the Money: Financing Climate and Other Global Public Goods," Working Papers id:3945, eSocialSciences.
  7. Nancy Birdsall & Wren Elhai, 2011. "Shared Goals: Measuring Overall Development in Pakistan," Working Papers id:3456, eSocialSciences.
  8. Nancy Birdsall, Nora Lustig, and Darryl McLeod, 2011. "Declining Inequality in Latin America: Some Economics, Some Politics - Working Paper 251," Working Papers 251, Center for Global Development.
  9. Nancy Birdsall and Francis Fukuyama, 2011. "The Post-Washington Consensus: Development after the Crisis - Working Paper 244," Working Papers 244, Center for Global Development.
  10. Birdsall, Nancy & de la Torre, Augusto & Caicedo, Felipe Valencia, 2010. "The Washington consensus : assessing a damaged brand," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5316, The World Bank.
  11. Nancy Birdsall, 2010. "The (Indispensable) Middle Class in Developing Countries; or, The Rich and the Rest, Not the Poor and the Rest," Working Papers 207, Center for Global Development.
  12. Nancy Birdsall & Homi Kharas & Ayah Mahgoub & Rita Perakis, 2010. "Quality of Official Development Assistance Assessment," Working Papers id:3228, eSocialSciences.
  13. Nancy Birdsall and Molly Kinder, 2010. "The U.S. Aid “Surge” to Pakistan: Repeating a Failed Experiment?," Working Papers 205, Center for Global Development.
  14. Nancy Birdsall & Wren Elhai & Molly Kinder, 2010. "Beyond Short-Term Thinking: How to Spend Billions Well in Pakistan, for Them and for Us," Working Papers id:2971, eSocialSciences.
  15. Nancy Birdsall, 2010. "The World Bank: Toward a Global Club," Working Papers id:2419, eSocialSciences.
  16. Nancy Birdsall & Ayah Mahgoub & William D. Savedoff, 2010. "Cash on Delivery: A New Approach to Foreign Aid," Working Papers id:3308, eSocialSciences.
  17. Nancy Birdsall, 2010. "The Washington Consensus: Assessing a Damaged Brand - Working Paper 213," Working Papers 213, Center for Global Development.
  18. Nancy Birdsall & Arvind Subramanian, 2009. "Energy Needs and Efficiency, Not Emissions: Re-framing the Climate Change Narrative," Working Papers 187, Center for Global Development.
  19. Jere R. Behrman & Nancy Birdsall & Gunilla Pettersson, 2009. "Schooling Inequality, Crises, and Financial Liberalization in Latin America," Working Papers 165, Center for Global Development.
  20. Nancy Birdsall & Jan von der Goltz, 2009. "It’s One Climate Policy World Out There—Almost," Working Papers 195, Center for Global Development.
  21. Nancy Birdsall, 2007. "Income Distribution: Effects on Growth and Development," Working Papers 118, Center for Global Development.
  22. Birdsall, Nancy, 2007. "Reflections on the Macro Foundations of the Middle Class in the Developing World," Center for Global, International and Regional Studies, Working Paper Series qt4nt1n232, Center for Global, International and Regional Studies, UC Santa Cruz.
  23. Birdsall, Nancy, 2007. "The macroeconomic foundations of inclusive middle-class growth :," 2020 vision briefs BB12 Special Edition, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  24. Nancy Birdsall, 2007. "Do No Harm: Aid, Weak Institutions, and the Missing Middle in Africa," Working Papers 113, Center for Global Development.
  25. Nancy Birdsall & Owen Barder, 2006. "Payments for Progress: A Hands-Off Approach to Foreign Aid," Working Papers 102, Center for Global Development.
  26. Nancy Birdsall, 2006. "Stormy Days on an Open Field: Asymmetries in the Global Economy," Working Papers 81, Center for Global Development.
  27. Nancy Birdsall, 2006. "A Stability and Social Investment Facility for High Debt Countries," Working Papers 77, Center for Global Development.
  28. Nancy Birdsall, 2004. "Underfunded Regionalism in the Developing World," Working Papers 49, Center for Global Development.
  29. Todd Moss & Scott Standley & Nancy Birdsall, 2004. "Double-Standards, Debt Treatment, and World Bank Country Classification: The Case of Nigeria-Revised November 2004," Working Papers 45, Center for Global Development.
  30. Nancy Birdsall & Brian Deese, 2004. "Beyond HIPC: Secure Sustainable Debt Relief for Poor Countries," Working Papers 46, Center for Global Development.
  31. Nancy Birdsall, 2004. "Seven Deadly Sins: Reflections on Donor Failings," Working Papers 50, Center for Global Development.
  32. Jere R. Behrman & Nancy Birdsall & Miguel Székely, 2003. "Economic Policy and Wage Differentials in Latin America," Working Papers 29, Center for Global Development.
  33. Nancy Birdsall, 2003. "Why it Matters Who Runs the IMF and the World Bank-Updated October 2003," Working Papers 22, Center for Global Development.
  34. Nancy Birdsall & Miguel Szekely, 2003. "Bootstraps not Band-Aids: Poverty, Equity and Social Policy in Latin America," Working Papers 24, Center for Global Development.
  35. Nancy Birdsall, 2002. "Asymmetric Globalization: Global Markets Require Good Global Politics," Working Papers 12, Center for Global Development.
  36. Nancy Birdsall, 2002. "From Social Policy to an Open-Economy Social Contract in Latin America," Working Papers 21, Center for Global Development.
  37. Birdsall, Nancy & Claessens, Stijn & Diwan, Ishac, 2002. "Will HIPC Matter? The Debt Game and Donor Behaviour in Africa," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  38. Nancy Birdsall & Stijn Claessens & Ishac Diwan, 2002. "Policy Selectivity Foregone: Debt and Donor Behavior in Africa," Working Papers 17, Center for Global Development.
  39. Jere R. Behrman & Nancy Birdsall & Miguel Székely, 2001. "Pobreza, Desigualdad, y Liberalización Comercial y financiera en América Latina," Research Department Publications 4262, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  40. Jere R. Behrman & Nancy Birdsall & Miguel Székely, 2001. "Poverty, Inequality, and Trade and Financial Liberalization in Latin America," Research Department Publications 4261, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  41. Birdsall, N. & Graham, C. & Pettinato, S., 2000. "Stuck in the Tunnel: Is Globalization Muddling the Middle Class?," Papers 14, Brookings Institution - Working Papers.
  42. Miguel Székely & Nancy Birdsall & Jere R. Behrman, 2000. "Reforma económica y diferencias de salarios en América Latina," Research Department Publications 4236, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  43. Miguel Székely & Nancy Birdsall & Jere R. Behrman, 2000. "Economics Reform and Wage Differentials in Latin America," Research Department Publications 4235, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  44. Birdsall, N., 1999. "Education: The People's Asset," Papers 5, Brookings Institution - Working Papers.
  45. Nancy Birdsall & Jere R. Behrman & Miguel Székely, 1998. "Intergenerational Schooling Mobility and Macro Conditions and Schooling Policies in Latin America," Research Department Publications 4144, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  46. Nancy Birdsall & Jere R. Behrman & Miguel Székely, 1998. "Movilidad de la enseñanza intergeneracional y condiciones macro y políticas de enseñanza en América Latina," Research Department Publications 4145, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  47. Nancy Birdsall & Juan Luis Londoño, 1997. "La desigualdad patrimonial sí importa: enseñanzas de América Latina," Research Department Publications 4067, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  48. Nancy Birdsall & Juan Luis Londoño, 1997. "Asset Inequality Does Matter: Lessons from Latin America," Research Department Publications 4066, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  49. Nancy Birdsall & Thomas C. Pinckney & Richard H. Sabot, 1996. "¿Por qué poca desigualdad fomenta el crecimiento: el ahorro y la inversión de los pobres," Research Department Publications 4035, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  50. Nancy Birdsall & Thomas C. Pinckney & Richard H. Sabot, 1996. "Why Low Inequality Spurs Growth: Savings and Investment by the Poor," Research Department Publications 4034, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  51. Birdsall, N. & Pinckney, T.C. & Sabot, R.H., 1995. "Inequality, Saving and Growth," Center for Development Economics 148, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  52. Nancy Birdsall & Robert Hecht, 1995. "Nadar contra la corriente: estrategias para mejorar la equidad de la atención médica," Research Department Publications 4007, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  53. Nancy Birdsall & Robert Hecht, 1995. "Swimming Against the Tide: Strategies for Improving Equity in Health," Research Department Publications 4006, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  54. Ross, D. & Sabot, R. & Birdsall, N., 1995. "Inequality and Growth Reconsidered," Center for Development Economics 142, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  55. Birdsall, Nancy & Griffin, Charles, 1993. "Population growth, externalities, and poverty," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1158, The World Bank.
  56. Birdsall, Nancy, 1993. "Social development is economic development," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1123, The World Bank.
  57. Birdsall, Nancy & Rhee, Changyong, 1993. "Does results and development (R&D) contribute to economic growth in developing countries?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1221, The World Bank.
  58. Birdsall, Nancy, 1992. "Another look at population and global warming," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1020, The World Bank.
  59. Birdsall, Nancy & James, Estelle, 1992. "Health, government, and the poor : the case for the private sector," Policy Research Working Paper Series 938, The World Bank.
  60. Behrman, J. & Birdsall, N. & Deolalikar, A., 1991. "Marriage Markets, Labor Markets and Unobserved Human Capital : An Empirical Exploration for South-Central India," Working Papers 91-06, University of Washington, Department of Economics.
  61. Birdsall, Nancy, 1990. "Health and development : what can research contribute?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 545, The World Bank.
  62. Birdsall, Nancy & James, Estelle, 1990. "Efficiency and equity in social spending : how and why governments misbehave," Policy Research Working Paper Series 274, The World Bank.
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Articles

  1. Birdsall Nancy & Kharas Homi, 2012. "The G20 and Development," Journal of Globalization and Development, De Gruyter, vol. 2(2), pages 1-18, January.
  2. Nancy Birdsall, 2011. "Comment on multi-dimensional indices," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 9(3), pages 489-491, September.
  3. Nancy Birdsall, 2007. "Do No Harm: Aid, Weak Institutions and the Missing Middle in Africa," Development Policy Review, Overseas Development Institute, vol. 25(5), pages 575-598, 09.
  4. Jere R. Behrman & Nancy Birdsall & Miguel Székely, 2007. "Economic Policy Changes and Wage Differentials in Latin America," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56, pages 57-97.
  5. N. Birdsall., 2006. "Rising Inequality in the New Global Economy," VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, N.P. Redaktsiya zhurnala "Voprosy Economiki", vol. 4.
  6. Nancy Birdsall, 2004. "Global demographic change : economic impacts and policy challenges : overview panel," Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, issue Aug, pages 455-470.
  7. Amar Hamoudi & Nancy Birdsall, 2004. "AIDS and the Accumulation and Utilisation of Human Capital in Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 13(1), pages i96-i136, July.
  8. Nancy Birdsall & Stijn Claessens & Ishac Diwan, 2003. "Policy Selectivity Forgone: Debt and Donor Behavior in Africa," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 17(3), pages 409-435, December.
  9. Birdsall, Nancy & Nellis, John, 2003. "Winners and Losers: Assessing the Distributional Impact of Privatization," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 31(10), pages 1617-1633, October.
  10. Birdsall, Nancy & Londono, Juan Luis, 1997. "Asset Inequality Matters: An Assessment of the World Bank's Approach to Poverty Reduction," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 87(2), pages 32-37, May.
  11. Birdsall, Nancy, 1996. "Public spending on higher education in developing countries: Too much or too little?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 15(4), pages 407-419, October.
  12. Birdsall, Nancy & Ross, David & Sabot, Richard, 1995. "Inequality and Growth Reconsidered: Lessons from East Asia," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 9(3), pages 477-508, September.
  13. Behrman, Jere & Birdsall, Nancy & Deolalikar, Anil, 1995. "Marriage Markets, Labor Markets, and Unobserved Human Capital: An Empirical Exploration for South-Central India," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 43(3), pages 585-601, April.
  14. Nancy Birdsall & David Ross & Richard Sabot, 1993. "Underinvestment in Education: How Much Growth has Pakistan Foregone?," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 32(4), pages 453-499.
  15. Birdsall, Nancy, 1989. "Economic Analyses of Rapid Population Growth," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol. 4(1), pages 23-50, January.
  16. Behrman, Jere R. & Birdsall, Nancy, 1988. "The equity-productivity tradeoff: : Public school resources in Brazil," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 32(8), pages 1585-1601, October.
  17. Behrman, Jere R & Birdsall, Nancy M, 1988. "The Reward for Good Timing: Cohort Effects and Earnings Functions for Brazilian Males," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 70(1), pages 129-35, February.
  18. Birdsall, Nancy M. & Griffin, Charles C., 1988. "Fertility and poverty in developing countries," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 10(1), pages 29-55, April.
  19. Jere R. Behrman & Nancy Birdsall, 1987. "Comment on "Returns to Education: A Further International Update and Implications"," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 22(4), pages 603-606.
  20. Birdsall, Nancy & Meesook, Oey Astra, 1986. "Children's education and the intergenerational transmission of inequality: a simulation," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 5(3), pages 239-256, June.
  21. Behrman, Jere R & Birdsall, Nancy, 1985. "The Quality of Schooling: Reply," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 75(5), pages 1202-05, December.
  22. Birdsall, Nancy & Fox, M Louise, 1985. "Why Males Earn More: Location and Training of Brazilian Schoolteachers," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 33(3), pages 533-56, April.
  23. Birdsall, Nancy, 1985. "Public inputs and child schooling in Brazil," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(1), pages 67-86.
  24. Birdsall, Nancy, 1984. "Investing in people: the economics of population quality : W.. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1981. pp. 185. $12.95 (cloth)," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 3(3), pages 247-248, June.
  25. Birdsall, Nancy & Behrman, Jere R, 1984. "Does Geographical Aggregation Cause Overestimates of the Returns to Schooling?," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 46(1), pages 55-72, February.
  26. Behrman, Jere R & Birdsall, Nancy, 1983. "The Quality of Schooling: Quantity Alone is Misleading," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 73(5), pages 928-46, December.
  27. Birdsall, Nancy, 1982. "Population and development modelling: Proceedings of the United Nations/ UNFPA Expert Groups meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 24-28 September 1979 : New York, New York: United Nations, 1981, 129 pp., $12," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 4(3), pages 457-462, November.

Chapters

  1. Nancy Birdsall & Rachel Menezes, 2007. "Hacia un nuevo contrato social en América Latina," Capitulos de Libros, in: Grade (ed.), Investigación, políticas y desarrollo en el Perú, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 7, pages 285-298 Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE).
  2. Nancy Birdsall, 2002. "A Stormy Day on an Open Field: Asymmetry and Convergence in the Global Economy," RBA Annual Conference Volume, in: David Gruen & Terry O'Brien & Jeremy Lawson (ed.), Globalisation, Living Standards and Inequality: Recent Progress and Continuing Challenges Reserve Bank of Australia.
  3. Birdsall, Nancy, 1988. "Economic approaches to population growth," Handbook of Development Economics, in: Hollis Chenery & T.N. Srinivasan (ed.), Handbook of Development Economics, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 12, pages 477-542 Elsevier.

Books

  1. Nancy Birdsall & Liliana Rojas-Suarez (ed.), 2004. "Financing Development: The Power of Regionalism," Peterson Institute Press: All Books, Peterson Institute for International Economics, number 359.
  2. Birdsall, Nancy & Kelley, Allen C. & Sinding, Steven (ed.), 2003. "Population Matters: Demographic Change, Economic Growth, and Poverty in the Developing World," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199261864.
  3. Nancy Birdsall & John Williamson, 2002. "Delivering on Debt Relief: From IMF Gold to a New Aid Architecture," Peterson Institute Press: All Books, Peterson Institute for International Economics, number 337.

NEP Fields

23 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (6) 2006-08-19 2006-08-19 2006-08-26 2006-08-26 2006-08-26 2007-04-21. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2010-10-16
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (9) 2003-03-14 2007-02-17 2007-04-21 2007-08-27 2008-05-05 2009-05-02 2010-08-28 2010-08-28 2014-02-15. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2009-05-02
  5. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (2) 2009-12-19 2010-02-05
  6. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (3) 2009-12-19 2010-02-05 2011-05-14
  7. NEP-FIN: Finance (1) 2006-08-19
  8. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2014-02-15
  9. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2009-05-02
  10. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (1) 2014-01-17
  11. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (6) 2007-08-27 2009-05-02 2010-08-28 2011-07-13 2014-01-17 2014-02-15. Author is listed
  12. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (3) 2007-04-21 2008-05-05 2010-07-03
  13. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (9) 2009-12-19 2010-02-05 2010-02-27 2010-07-03 2010-08-28 2010-10-16 2010-12-23 2011-05-14 2013-12-20. Author is listed
  14. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2011-05-24 2013-12-20
  15. NEP-RES: Resource Economics (1) 2013-12-20
  16. NEP-SOG: Sociology of Economics (1) 2014-02-15

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