Cgd Podcast With Rajesh Mirchandani

Synopsis

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

Episodes

  • National Development Banks with Stephany Griffith-Jones

    National Development Banks with Stephany Griffith-Jones

    29/01/2019 Duration: 19min

    Economist Stephany Griffith-Jones on the role development banks can play in innovation, how they should interact with private actors and governments, and what new institutions can learn from their predecessors.

  • Sounds Robotic: A CGD Podcast – Susan Liautaud

    Sounds Robotic: A CGD Podcast – Susan Liautaud

    17/12/2018 Duration: 20min

    In this episode of CGD podcast miniseries Sounds Robotic, host Charles Kenny talks with Susan Liautaud about the ethical responsibilities of technology firms in an age of algorithmic control, the weaponization of social media, and the responsibilities of technology-using firms towards workers whose jobs evolve or disappear in the face of AI and robotics.

  • The International Development Finance Club with Scott Morris

    The International Development Finance Club with Scott Morris

    13/12/2018 Duration: 16min

    CGD senior fellow Scott Morris on how the International Development Finance Club institutions could increase their development impact, and, in light of the passage of the BUILD act earlier this year, how the new US Development Finance Corporation can get off to a good start.

  • Sounds Robotic: A CGD Podcast – Lant Pritchett

    Sounds Robotic: A CGD Podcast – Lant Pritchett

    03/12/2018 Duration: 43min

    In this episode of new CGD podcast miniseries Sounds Robotic, host Charles Kenny talks with Lant Pritchett about the role of knowledge and technology in economic growth and the problems developing countries face.

  • Sounds Robotic: A CGD Podcast – Diane Coyle

    Sounds Robotic: A CGD Podcast – Diane Coyle

    03/12/2018 Duration: 27min

    In this first episode of new CGD podcast miniseries Sounds Robotic, host Charles Kenny talks with Cambridge University’s Diane Coyle about fears of job loss and inequality from advances in robotics and automation, as well as the regional impact of past technological change and what it might imply on a global scale. 

  • Beyond ID with Anit Mukherjee

    Beyond ID with Anit Mukherjee

    29/11/2018 Duration: 20min

    Anit Mukherjee on why ID is so important for development, what needs to happen to keep people’s data safe, and what developing countries who are considering implementing new ID systems need to know.

  • Financing the SDGs with Martin Chrisney

    Financing the SDGs with Martin Chrisney

    20/11/2018 Duration: 15min

    Martin Chrisney, Director of the International Development Assistance Services Institute at KPMG, on why private sector investment is critical to financing the SDGs, how development finance institutions can “blend” together public and private finance, and what governments can do to kickstart economic growth

  • Energy for Growth with Todd Moss

    Energy for Growth with Todd Moss

    06/11/2018 Duration: 28min

    Todd Moss, CGD senior fellow and executive director of the recently-launched Energy for Growth Hub, on why the Hub was created, how big the energy gap is, and why the tradeoff between residential and industrial energy isn’t really a tradeoff at all.

  • Targeted Development with Sarah Bermeo

    Targeted Development with Sarah Bermeo

    09/08/2018 Duration: 19min

    Sarah Bermeo, political economist and author of Targeted Development: Industrialized Country Strategy in a Globalizing World, on how rich countries’ motivations for development have evolved, what they mean for developing countries, and where we are now.

  • How Girls Become Leaders with Joyce Banda

    How Girls Become Leaders with Joyce Banda

    19/07/2018 Duration: 14min

    Former president of Malawi Joyce Banda on how leaders are made, the challenges she faced as Malawi's first women president, and how the development community can help African girls reach their full potential. 

  • A Nation of Immigrants with Denis McDonough

    A Nation of Immigrants with Denis McDonough

    14/06/2018 Duration: 29min

    Former White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on the state of US immigration policy, the case for refugee resettlement, and national identity.

  • Rewriting the Migration Story with Louise Arbour

    Rewriting the Migration Story with Louise Arbour

    07/06/2018 Duration: 15min

    Louise Arbour, Special Representative for International Migration at the United Nations, on why we need to do better on migration, how international cooperation enhances national sovereignty, and what’s at stake in the ongoing negotiations for the Global Compact for Migration. 

  • Lessons from Liberia with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    Lessons from Liberia with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    28/03/2018 Duration: 24min

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia and Africa’s first elected female president, on the impact of private sector investment, the urgency of action on climate change, and the resilience of developing countries.

  •  The Anti-Sausagefest Episode with Alice Evans

    The Anti-"Sausagefest" Episode with Alice Evans

    08/03/2018 Duration: 28min

    King's College London lecturer Alice Evans on how social change happens, the consequences of male bias for developing countries, and the larger takeaways of the "#sausagefest" incident for development experts. 

  • Plan B for Development – World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

    Plan B for Development – World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

    09/02/2018 Duration: 21min

    World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on robots in the workplace, multilateral cooperation, and the development potential of blockchain. 

  • Canadas Bold Commitment to Womens Empowerment – Marie-Claude Bibeau

    Canada's Bold Commitment to Women's Empowerment – Marie-Claude Bibeau

    24/01/2018 Duration: 14min

    Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canadian Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, on Canada's new feminist international assistance policy, the need for psychosocial support for refugees, and the links between family planning and development.

  • Invest in Girls’ Futures – DFID Chief Economist Rachel Glennerster

    Invest in Girls’ Futures – DFID Chief Economist Rachel Glennerster

    11/01/2018 Duration: 19min

    DFID's new chief economist Rachel Glennerster on her goals for the organization, how to help girls stay in school, and why even low price barriers can pose big problems for takeup of health interventions.

  • Looking Forward: Development in 2018

    Looking Forward: Development in 2018

    14/12/2017 Duration: 13min

    What's going to happen in the world of development in 2018? Will we finally understand how to deal equitably with refugees and migrants? Or how technological progress can work for developing countries? Or what the impact of year two of the Trump Administration will be? Today’s podcast, our final episode of 2017, raises these questions and many more as a multitude of CGD scholars share their insights and hopes for the year ahead.

  • What Now for Zimbabwe? – Todd Moss

    What Now for Zimbabwe? – Todd Moss

    21/11/2017 Duration: 20min

    History was made in Zimbabwe this week as Robert Mugabe finally agreed to resign the presidency after almost four decades in power. How the country will be governed by new leadership is still very much unknown—yet it is not too early for the international community to start considering how it can offer help to rebuild Zimbabwe’s economy for the benefit of its people. Todd Moss, CGD senior fellow and longtime Zimbabwe watcher, shares specific things that donor governments and international institutions can do.

  • What Can Indias Biometric ID System Do for Development? – Aadhaar Architect Nandan Nilekani

    What Can India's Biometric ID System Do for Development? – Aadhaar Architect Nandan Nilekani

    09/11/2017 Duration: 14min

    India's biometric ID system Aadhaar has provided over a billion people with digital IDs, and changed how the country's government provides services and subsidies. But opponents of the system say that Aadhaar erodes people’s privacy. Nandan Nilekani, the chief architect of the platform, joins the CGD podcast to address these concerns, discuss the platform's progress, and share his vision for future uses of "societal platforms."

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