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The U.S. ranks 10th in migration aid

8 June 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Center for Global Development’s Commitment to Development Index, 2009, the United States has a migration aid score of 5.3, which makes the United States tied for tenth with Greece in that category, out of twenty two ranked wealthy nations. Austria ranks first, with a score of 11.5.

According to the the CGD website, “The migration component of the CDI compares rich countries on how easy they make it for people from poor ones to immigrate, find work or get education, send home money–and even return home with new skills and capital.”


The U.S. ranks 19th in commitment to development assistance

23 April 2010 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, in 2009 the United States committed 0.20% of its gross national income (GNI) to official development assistance, which makes the United States rank nineteenth in that category out of the twenty three member countries of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC). Sweden ranks first, committing 1.12% of its GNI to development assistance.

The average for the OECD CDA was 0.31%.

The U.S. ranks 1st in development aid

21 April 2010 2 comments

According to the OECD, the United States spent $28,665,000,000 on official development assistance in 2009, which makes the United States rank first out of the twenty three countries that comprise the OECD Development Assistance Committee.

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 18th in development aid

5 January 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Center for Global Development, the United States has a foreign aid score of 2.3 on the 2009 Commitment to Development Index. This score makes the United States rank eighteenth out of twenty-two ranked nations. Sweden ranks first with a score of 14.3.

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.