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Authors Name: Todd Moss

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On 18 May 2016

IDA at 65: Heading Toward Retirement or a Fragile Lease on Life?

Even under conservative assumptions, IDA will likely face a wave of country graduations by 2025. We project that it will lose more than half of its client countries and that the total population l...

On 22 Mar 2011

Oil to Cash: Fighting the Resource Curse through Cash Transfers

Many of the world’s poorest and most fragile states are joining the ranks of oil and gas producers. These countries face critical policy questions about managing and spending new revenue in a way tha...

On 25 Jan 2011