Benjamin Leo

Center for Global Development

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Georgetown University

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

New SME Financial Access Initiatives: Private Foundations’ Path to Donor Partnerships

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2011
Benjamin Leo
Center for Global Development
Downloads 135 (211,882)

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Developing countries, SME development, donor agencies

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Who are the MDG Trailblazers? A New MDG Progress Index

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 222
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Benjamin Leo
Center for Global Development
Downloads 120 (231,896)

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aid effectiveness

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Find Me the Money: Financing Climate and Other Global Public Goods

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 248
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Nancy Birdsall and Benjamin Leo
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
Downloads 87 (288,488)
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global public goods, financing, climate change

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Will World Bank and IMF Lending Lead to HIPC-IV? Debt Déjà-Vu All Over Again

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 193
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Jan 2010
Benjamin Leo
Center for Global Development
Downloads 75 (315,316)
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lending, HIPC, debt relief, cgd, center for global development

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Do Mobile Phone Surveys Work in Poor Countries?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development, University of Manchester, World Bank - Governance Global Practice and World Bank - Governance Global Practice
Downloads 71 (325,144)
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mobile phone surveys, mobile phones, zimbabwe, ethiopia, mozambique, afghanistan

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

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 246
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Apr 2011
Todd J. Moss and Benjamin Leo
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
Downloads 66 (338,236)
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international development association, economic development, poverty

Financing Food Assistance: Options for the World Food Programme to Save Lives and Dollars

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jul 2010
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
Downloads 46 (407,586)

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Food assistance, hunger, global health, World Food Programme

Financing Food Assistance: Options for the World Food Programme to Save Lives and Dollars

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 209
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
Downloads 17 (556,785)

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Food, Agriculture

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Sudan Debt Dynamics: Status Quo, Southern Secession, Debt Division, and Oil - A Financial Framework for the Future

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 May 2011
Benjamin Leo
Center for Global Development
Downloads 45 (403,739)

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Sudan, debt dynamics, southern secession, status quo, debt division, oil

Leveraging World Bank Resources for the Poorest: IDA Blended Financing Facility Proposal

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Benjamin Leo
Center for Global Development
Downloads 33 (462,294)

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government deficits, loans, multilateral banks, economic development

Leveraging World Bank Resources for the Poorest: IDA Blended Financing Facility Proposal

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Benjamin Leo
Center for Global Development
Downloads 12 (590,114)

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aid effectiveness, international financial institutions

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Moving Mugabe's Mountain: Zimbabwe’s Path to Arrears Clearance and Debt Relief

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 190
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jan 2010
Benjamin Leo and Todd J. Moss
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
Downloads 40 (422,369)

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zimbabwe, reconstruction, external debt, economic development, debt relief

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Can Donors be Flexible Within Restrictive Budget Systems? Options for Innovative Financing Mechanisms

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 226
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Benjamin Leo
Center for Global Development
Downloads 35 (442,764)

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aid effectiveness

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World Bank, IDA, international development

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The Face of African Infrastructure: Service Availability and Citizens' Demands

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 393
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
Downloads 18 (531,108)

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infrastructure, infrastructure access, Africa

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Asking What the People Want: Using Mobile Phone Surveys to Identify Citizen Priorities

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 418
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Dec 2015
Benjamin Leo and Robert Morello
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
Downloads 15 (548,636)
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mobile phone surveys, mobile phones, priority setting, zimbabwe, ethiopia, mozambique, afghanistan

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Inside the World Bank's Black Box Allocation System: How Well Does IDA Allocate Resources to the Neediest and Most Vulnerable Countries?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 216
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Oct 2010
Benjamin Leo
Center for Global Development
Downloads 12 (566,960)

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debt relief, economic growth

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Is Anyone Listening? Does US Foreign Assistance Target People's Top Priorities?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 348
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Dec 2013
Benjamin Leo
Center for Global Development
Downloads 10 (579,425)
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US foreign assistance, African Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank

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Strategies to Improve the World Food Programme's Revenue Mobilisation and Procurement Practices

Development Policy Review, Vol. 31, Issue 3, pp. 321-341, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
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Food aid, World Food Programme, hedging, derivatives