Innovative financing for development: as if social returns, incentives, and value for money really mattered

A screenshot of the cover of the magazine, Great Insights, published by ECDPM

There is an article by Theo Talbot and me in the latest edition of ECDPM’s Great Insights Private Sector Matters.

We argue that rather than subsidising inputs or reducing risk to leverage private finance for development, it would be more effective for public sector actors such as donors to provide subsidies linked to a firm’s success or performance in terms of development impact.

(This is a shorter and more accessible version of our recent CGD Working Paper.)

You can read the article here.

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