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Resource rents, institutions and violent civil conflicts
I. Elbadawi; R. Soto 2013
Natural resources have been blamed for inducing slow growth and sparking civil conflicts and violence. This paper first develops a model to account for the hazard of armed civil conflicts as a manifestation of the natural resource cur...
Illegal sand mining in South Africa
R. Chevallier / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Natural sand from estuary and coastal land is one of South Africa’s most valuable resources. However, there has recently been a drastic increase in uncontrolled and unauthorised sand mining activities in rivers, valleys and estu...
The structure and evolution of employment in Egypt: 1998-2012
R. Assaad; C. Krafft / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
This paper conducts a detailed analysis of the evolution of the employment situation in Egypt over the period from 1998 to 2012, paying special attention to the impact of the economic crisis accompanying the January 25th 2011 revoluti...
The evolution of labor supply and unemployment in the Egyptian economy: 1988-2012
R. Assaad; C. Krafft / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
This paper analyses the evolution of labour supply and unemployment in Egypt in the period from 1999 to 2012, focusing on the impact of the demographic phenomenon known as the youth bulge and the impact of the world financial crisis a...
Savings and investment decisions from natural resource revenues: implications for Arab development
P. Collier / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
The Middle East is fortunate to have large endowments of oil and gas. The economies of the Middle East vary considerably, but in this paper the author reduces the complexities of the region’s endowments to two groups: Gulf State...
Recommendations for Pakistan’s position regarding future WTO Ministerials
F.H. Shaheen / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2000
While disagreement amongst the developed nations led to the stalemate at the Seattle meeting, an alliance in the North is considered a bad phenomena for the South as social and labour issues will be pushed with unified force. The unfo...
State-directed multi-national enterprises and transnational governance: Chinese investments, corporate responsibility and sustainability norms
D. Cissé; S. Grimm; A. Nölke / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
Africa clearly needs foreign investments for its development. But such investments in extractive industries and hydropower projects should not cause ecological degradation and threaten the livelihoods of many Africans. Sustainability ...
Sustainability coffee certification in India. Perceptions and practices
P.G. Chengappa / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2014
Certification programs has been employed in many agricultural products as a means to encourage and communicate compliance with standards associated with various attributes, such as organic, fair-trade, GMO free, and eco-friendly, amon...
Promoting conservation in India by greening coffee
K. Rich / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2014
The Indian coffee sector is at an important transition point, increasingly stuck in the middle between quality and value segments of the market. A potential niche for India is in the development of eco-friendly (green) coffees, levera...
Chinese Resources-For-Infrastructure (R4I) swaps: an escape from the resource curse?
P. Konijn / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
An R4I swap involves the exchange of natural resources for infrastructure. The revenues from the export of natural resources such as oil or copper are used as collateral for a loan to finance infrastructure development. R4I swaps were...
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Resource rents, institutions and violent civil conflicts
I. Elbadawi; R. Soto 2013
Natural resources have been blamed for inducing slow growth and sparking civil conflicts and violence. This paper first develops a model to account for the hazard of armed civil conflicts as a manifestation of the natural resource cur...
Illegal sand mining in South Africa
R. Chevallier / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Natural sand from estuary and coastal land is one of South Africa’s most valuable resources. However, there has recently been a drastic increase in uncontrolled and unauthorised sand mining activities in rivers, valleys and estu...
The structure and evolution of employment in Egypt: 1998-2012
R. Assaad; C. Krafft / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
This paper conducts a detailed analysis of the evolution of the employment situation in Egypt over the period from 1998 to 2012, paying special attention to the impact of the economic crisis accompanying the January 25th 2011 revoluti...
The evolution of labor supply and unemployment in the Egyptian economy: 1988-2012
R. Assaad; C. Krafft / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
This paper analyses the evolution of labour supply and unemployment in Egypt in the period from 1999 to 2012, focusing on the impact of the demographic phenomenon known as the youth bulge and the impact of the world financial crisis a...
Savings and investment decisions from natural resource revenues: implications for Arab development
P. Collier / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
The Middle East is fortunate to have large endowments of oil and gas. The economies of the Middle East vary considerably, but in this paper the author reduces the complexities of the region’s endowments to two groups: Gulf State...
Recommendations for Pakistan’s position regarding future WTO Ministerials
F.H. Shaheen / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2000
While disagreement amongst the developed nations led to the stalemate at the Seattle meeting, an alliance in the North is considered a bad phenomena for the South as social and labour issues will be pushed with unified force. The unfo...
State-directed multi-national enterprises and transnational governance: Chinese investments, corporate responsibility and sustainability norms
D. Cissé; S. Grimm; A. Nölke / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
Africa clearly needs foreign investments for its development. But such investments in extractive industries and hydropower projects should not cause ecological degradation and threaten the livelihoods of many Africans. Sustainability ...
Sustainability coffee certification in India. Perceptions and practices
P.G. Chengappa / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2014
Certification programs has been employed in many agricultural products as a means to encourage and communicate compliance with standards associated with various attributes, such as organic, fair-trade, GMO free, and eco-friendly, amon...
Promoting conservation in India by greening coffee
K. Rich / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2014
The Indian coffee sector is at an important transition point, increasingly stuck in the middle between quality and value segments of the market. A potential niche for India is in the development of eco-friendly (green) coffees, levera...
Chinese Resources-For-Infrastructure (R4I) swaps: an escape from the resource curse?
P. Konijn / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
An R4I swap involves the exchange of natural resources for infrastructure. The revenues from the export of natural resources such as oil or copper are used as collateral for a loan to finance infrastructure development. R4I swaps were...
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California Environmental Associates (CEA)
CEA provides consulting services and dives projects into five practice areas: philanthropic services, regulatory & Compliance Strategy, recruiting & organizational design services, sustainable business and sustainable finance.
African Center for Economic Transformation (ACEF)
The African Center for Economic Transformation is an economic policy institute supporting Africa’s long-term growth through transformation. Their vision is that by 2025 all African countries will drive their own growth and transformation agendas, led by the private sector and supported by capable states with strong institutions and good policies. They work toward this vision through analysis, advi...
CDP
CDP holds a large collection globally of self reported climate change, water and forest-risk data. The organisation aims to transform the way the world does business to prevent dangerous climate change and protect our natural resources.
Œconomica
Journal published by the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the 'Danubius' University from Gala?i, Romania.
HEC Montréal
HEC Montréal is a university business school.
World Vision Institute for Research and Innovation (WV Institute)
The World Vision Institute for Research and Innovation (WV Institute) is a facility for research, consultation and development in the areas of development co-operation, humanitarian relief and non-profit management.
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture
IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH)
IDH accelerates and upscales sustainable trade by building impact oriented coalitions of front running multinationals, civil society organisations, governments and other stakeholders. Through convening public and private interests, strengths and knowledge, IDH programs help make sustainability the new norm and deliver impact on Millennium Development Goals 1, 7 and 8.
Verified Carbon Standard (VCS)
The Verified Carbon Standard is a greenhouse gas accounting programme used by projects around the world to verify and issue carbon credits in voluntary markets.
ephemera
ephemera is an independent journal, supported by the School of Business and Management, Queen Mary, University of London.
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