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Technology at work: the future of innovation and employment
C.B. Frey; M.A. Osborne / Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, 2015
The 21st century has already brought remarkable technological achievements. The leading corporations of the digital age — including YouTube, Facebook and eBay — barely existed only a decade ago. The Human Genome Project wa...
Female wages in the Egyptian textiles and clothing industry: low pay or discrimination?
A. El-Haddad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Analysis of the wage gap in Egypt has most usually been carried out across the formal sector as a whole, missing nuances of differences in pay in specific occupations. This paper analyses data from a new survey of firms and workers in...
The standard of living of garment workers in Cambodia: its determinants and workers’ perception
C Chansamphors / Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, 2009
The garment industry is one of the largest global industries in the world. Cambodia has become the sixth largest garment exporters in the world (Du, 2007). The garment industry in Cambodia contributes large numbers of employment oppor...
What is legal? Formalising artisanal and small-scale mining in Colombia
C. Echavarria / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2014
Colombia’s mining sector is characterised by widespread informality. A recent census revealed that 72 per cent of all mining operations in Colombia are classed as ‘artisanal and small-scale mining’ (ASM), and 63 per ...
Investment Liberalization and Facilitation toward AEC 2015
R.M. Aldaba / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2012
The paper examines the state of investment liberalization and facilitation in the Philippines and suggests policy measures to enable the country to comply with its ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015 commitments. Based on interviews a...
Fair and Square: Better market share, more benefits through Fairtrade
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2010
Fairtrade can have positive impacts on producers in developing countries, increasing income and employment opportunities, reducing vulnerability to price fluctuations and giving producers a better access to larger foreign markets and ...
Caribbean sustainable tourism policy framework
Caribbean Regional Sustainable Tourism Development Programme, 2008
The purpose of this policy framework is to put forward guidelines for the sustainable development of tourism in the Caribbean. This report highlights that the globalised economy has steadily eroded the trade preferences obtaine...
Estimating workers' bargaining power and firms' markup in India: Implications of reforms and labour regulations
R. Pal; U. Rathore / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Recently, a number of studies have attempted to estimate workers’ bargaining power and firms’ markup simultaneously, by adopting a more direct approach that allows for imperfections in both product and labour markets. ...
Post - 2015 Development Agenda - India National Consultation Report: Trade Unions Constituency
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2013
This report provides an overview of the Indian National Trade Union Consultation where trade unions presented the views on MDGs and its future course in the post-2015 agenda. The report argues that there is a need for paradigm shift i...
A case-study of the Lekgophung Tourism Lodge, South Africa
P. J. Massyn; N. Swan / Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, 2002
Lekgophung Lodge is a community-owned wildlife tourism lodge, located in the western part of the Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa. The Lekgophung community is settled near the western boundary of this pr...
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Technology at work: the future of innovation and employment
C.B. Frey; M.A. Osborne / Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, 2015
The 21st century has already brought remarkable technological achievements. The leading corporations of the digital age — including YouTube, Facebook and eBay — barely existed only a decade ago. The Human Genome Project wa...
Female wages in the Egyptian textiles and clothing industry: low pay or discrimination?
A. El-Haddad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Analysis of the wage gap in Egypt has most usually been carried out across the formal sector as a whole, missing nuances of differences in pay in specific occupations. This paper analyses data from a new survey of firms and workers in...
The standard of living of garment workers in Cambodia: its determinants and workers’ perception
C Chansamphors / Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, 2009
The garment industry is one of the largest global industries in the world. Cambodia has become the sixth largest garment exporters in the world (Du, 2007). The garment industry in Cambodia contributes large numbers of employment oppor...
What is legal? Formalising artisanal and small-scale mining in Colombia
C. Echavarria / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2014
Colombia’s mining sector is characterised by widespread informality. A recent census revealed that 72 per cent of all mining operations in Colombia are classed as ‘artisanal and small-scale mining’ (ASM), and 63 per ...
Investment Liberalization and Facilitation toward AEC 2015
R.M. Aldaba / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2012
The paper examines the state of investment liberalization and facilitation in the Philippines and suggests policy measures to enable the country to comply with its ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015 commitments. Based on interviews a...
Fair and Square: Better market share, more benefits through Fairtrade
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2010
Fairtrade can have positive impacts on producers in developing countries, increasing income and employment opportunities, reducing vulnerability to price fluctuations and giving producers a better access to larger foreign markets and ...
Caribbean sustainable tourism policy framework
Caribbean Regional Sustainable Tourism Development Programme, 2008
The purpose of this policy framework is to put forward guidelines for the sustainable development of tourism in the Caribbean. This report highlights that the globalised economy has steadily eroded the trade preferences obtaine...
Estimating workers' bargaining power and firms' markup in India: Implications of reforms and labour regulations
R. Pal; U. Rathore / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Recently, a number of studies have attempted to estimate workers’ bargaining power and firms’ markup simultaneously, by adopting a more direct approach that allows for imperfections in both product and labour markets. ...
Post - 2015 Development Agenda - India National Consultation Report: Trade Unions Constituency
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2013
This report provides an overview of the Indian National Trade Union Consultation where trade unions presented the views on MDGs and its future course in the post-2015 agenda. The report argues that there is a need for paradigm shift i...
A case-study of the Lekgophung Tourism Lodge, South Africa
P. J. Massyn; N. Swan / Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, 2002
Lekgophung Lodge is a community-owned wildlife tourism lodge, located in the western part of the Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa. The Lekgophung community is settled near the western boundary of this pr...
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Southern African Resource Watch (SARW)
Advocacy and research organisation, aiming to monitor corporate and state conduct in the extraction and beneficiation of natural resources in Southern Africa region, in particular assessing to what extent these efforts contribute to sustainable development”.
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.
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