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Faculty, fellows, and students at the Center for International Development regularly publish research in a wide range of academic and policy venues.

These include working papers in either our faculty or fellows CID Working Paper series, books, book chapters, articles in top peer-reviewed journals, policy pieces, op-eds in news outlets, reports, and conference papers.

We've highlighted some of our latest releases below. 


If we build it, will they come? Results of a quasi-experimental study assessing the impact of maternity waiting homes on facility-based childbirth and maternity care in Zambia

CID Expert Margaret E. Kruk, et al. found that improved maternity waiting homes (MWHs), nearby accommodations where woman can stay before delivery for women from remote areas in Zambia, can help increase delivery at advanced facilities as well as post-natal care.

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Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis, Action

This book by Matt Andrews, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock uses data to identify failures in efforts to build state capability in development, employs theory to explain why these failures are common and likely to persist - keeping countries in capability traps - and builds on applied experience to offer a new approach to build state capability more effectively. 

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