Charles Kenny


Charles Kenny is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development. His current work focuses on gender and development, the role of technology in development, governance and anticorruption, and the post-2015 development agenda. He has published articles, chapters and books on issues including what we know about the causes of economic growth, the link between economic growth and broader development, the causes of improvements in global health, the link between economic growth and happiness, the end of the Malthusian trap, the role of communications technologies in development, the ‘digital divide,’ corruption, and progress towards the Millennium Development Goals.

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Opinion: Anti-corruption policies are hurting the world's poorest. Here's how to make them better.
27 Oct 2017

Added layers of oversight procedures and paperwork are hurting those who need aid most. CGD's Charles Kenny explains how donors should focus on tangible results — not receipts — to fight corruption.