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The U.S. ranks 11th in commitment to development

28 January 2011 Leave a comment

According to the Center for Global Development, in 2010 the United States had a Commitment to Development Index score of 5.4, which makes the United States tied for eleventh with Australia and Austria out of twenty-two ranked countries. Sweden ranked first, with a score of 7.0.

As reported here last year, in 2009 the United States ranked seventeenth, with a score of 4.7.

The U.S. ranks 17th in commitment to development

7 January 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Center for Global Development’s Commitment to Development Index, 2009, the United States has a CDI score of 4.9 ranks seventeenth out of twenty two wealthy nations in its overall commitment to “help[ing] poor countries build prosperity, good government, and security.” Sweden ranks first, with a CDI score of 7.0.

The United States declined two positions from 2008.

The U.S. ranks 17th in commitment to development

7 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Center for Global Development, the United States ranks seventeenth in its overall commitment to development. The Netherlands ranks first.

The U.S. ranks 8th in investment aid

4 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Center for Global Development, the United States ranks eighth in terms in of investment in poor countries that aids in those countries’ development. The United Kingdom ranks first.

The U.S. ranks 16th in foreign aid

26 December 2008 Leave a comment

According to Foreign Policy (as posted at infoplease.com), in 2002 the United States ranked sixteenth among the world’s wealthiest nations in terms of per capita government foreign aid assistance. Norway ranked first.