Think tank

Center for Global Development

CGD

Washington, D.C., United States

CGD conducts research and analysis on a wide range of topics related to how policies and actions of the rich and powerful affect poor people in the developing world. Examples include aid effectiveness, climate change, education, globalization, health, migration and trade. Drawing on our research, they actively engage with thought leaders, policymakers, and others to move our ideas to action. They organize work that is related to proposals for specific, practical policy improvements into initiatives, such as Development Impact Bonds, Cash-on-Delivery Aid, Preemptive Contract Sanctions, Oil to Cash, and More Health for the Money.

Contact details

Website:
www.cgdev.org

Address:
2055 L Street NW, Fifth Floor, Washington DC, 20036, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa, Asia & the Pacific, Europe, Middle East & North Africa, North America, Russia, South America, South Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2001
Age (years)
Center for Global Development
 21
United States average
 40
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: Edward Scott Jr. | C. Fred Bergsten | Nancy Birdsall
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Masood Ahmed (President)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Masood Ahmed (President)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Afsaneh Beschloss
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Center for Global Development
 115
United States average
 36
Global average
 20
2017
Center for Global Development
 48
% Female staff
2021
Center for Global Development
56% 
United States average
41% 
Global average
22% 
% Female researchers
2021
Center for Global Development
52% 
United States average
 18%
Global average
 6%

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Center for Global Development
 113
United States average
 141
Global average
 170

Social

Likes (2019)
Center for Global Development
 96,170
United States average
 75,328
Global average
 27,922
Likes (2017)
Center for Global Development
 87,296
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 99,539
United States average
 34,931
Global average
 16,331
Followers (2018)
Center for Global Development
 93,952
Followers (2017)
Center for Global Development
 76,700
Subscribers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 4,056
United States average
 12,081
Global average
 6,574
Subscribers (2017)
Center for Global Development
 2,607
Followers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 35,973
United States average
 8,326
Global average
 6,899

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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