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Why the unemployment rate is a misleading indicator of labor market health in Egypt
C. Krafft; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
This paper argues that unemployment rate is a poor indicator of the cyclical performance of labour market, where it focuses attention on the plight of the well-off, not those who are the most vulnerable to poor labour market condition...
Future oil revenues and political dynamics in West and East Africa: a slippery slope?
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Over the next decade, at least 12 African nations will become major oil exporters. This paper attempts to model the likely interaction between political dynamics and windfall oil rents in a number of soon-to-be oil-dependent economies...
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.
Is tourism Haiti’s magic bullet: an empirical treatment of Haiti’s tourism potential
A.R. Kolbe; K. Brookes; R. Muggah / Igarape Institute, 2013
This study highlights some of the challenges facing tourism in Haiti. The paper notes that the Haitian government has elevated tourism to the top of its development agenda, yet prospects for success are uncertain. The paper ind...
Revamping artisanal gold mining in Zimbabwe to catalyse poverty reduction
O. Bello; M. Bybee / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
This briefing discusses the challenges and opportunities presented by theartisanal (small-scale) gold mining sector in Zimbabwe. It reflects on the measures needed to promote artisanal miners’ contribution to sustainable develop...
Advancing green growth in the tourism sector: The case of Hue, Vietnam
K. Kusakabe; P. Shrestha; S. Kumar; K. Linh nguyen / Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014
With a focus on the small Vietnam city of Hue, the ‘Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives’ project, led by the Asian Institute of Technology, Chiang Mai Municipality and the Hue Centre for International ...
Catalysing sustainable tourism: The case of Chiang Mai, Thailand
K. Kusakabe; P. Shrestha; S. Kumar; T. Suwanprik / Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014
The city of Chiang Mai, Thailand has launched the non-motorised transport (NMT) system, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create employment opportunities for people living in urban poverty. This case study explores how...
Platinum & passes: the impact of mining investments on education outcomes in South Africa
N.A. Besharati / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Platinum mining is a major engine of South Africa’s economy, producing exports and generating employment for many South Africans. It is, however, highly dependent on skilled labour, engineers and technicians, who are drawn from ...
Nationalism with Chinese characteristics: how does it affect the competitiveness of South Africa’s mining industry?
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
South Africa possesses the most valuable in situ mineral reserves in the world (valued at $2.5 trillion). Any reasonable forecast would suggest that such wealth should drive rapid economic growth. Instead, the International Monetary F...
Africa’s extractive governance architecture: lessons to inform a shifting agenda
O. Bello / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Careful reflection is needed in examining options for streamlining and capacitating the myriad Africa-led initiatives that have emerged recently in the area of resource governance. The best known among them – the Africa Mining V...
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Why the unemployment rate is a misleading indicator of labor market health in Egypt
C. Krafft; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
This paper argues that unemployment rate is a poor indicator of the cyclical performance of labour market, where it focuses attention on the plight of the well-off, not those who are the most vulnerable to poor labour market condition...
Future oil revenues and political dynamics in West and East Africa: a slippery slope?
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Over the next decade, at least 12 African nations will become major oil exporters. This paper attempts to model the likely interaction between political dynamics and windfall oil rents in a number of soon-to-be oil-dependent economies...
Is tourism Haiti’s magic bullet: an empirical treatment of Haiti’s tourism potential
A.R. Kolbe; K. Brookes; R. Muggah / Igarape Institute, 2013
This study highlights some of the challenges facing tourism in Haiti. The paper notes that the Haitian government has elevated tourism to the top of its development agenda, yet prospects for success are uncertain. The paper ind...
Revamping artisanal gold mining in Zimbabwe to catalyse poverty reduction
O. Bello; M. Bybee / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
This briefing discusses the challenges and opportunities presented by theartisanal (small-scale) gold mining sector in Zimbabwe. It reflects on the measures needed to promote artisanal miners’ contribution to sustainable develop...
Advancing green growth in the tourism sector: The case of Hue, Vietnam
K. Kusakabe; P. Shrestha; S. Kumar; K. Linh nguyen / Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014
With a focus on the small Vietnam city of Hue, the ‘Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives’ project, led by the Asian Institute of Technology, Chiang Mai Municipality and the Hue Centre for International ...
Catalysing sustainable tourism: The case of Chiang Mai, Thailand
K. Kusakabe; P. Shrestha; S. Kumar; T. Suwanprik / Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014
The city of Chiang Mai, Thailand has launched the non-motorised transport (NMT) system, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create employment opportunities for people living in urban poverty. This case study explores how...
Platinum & passes: the impact of mining investments on education outcomes in South Africa
N.A. Besharati / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Platinum mining is a major engine of South Africa’s economy, producing exports and generating employment for many South Africans. It is, however, highly dependent on skilled labour, engineers and technicians, who are drawn from ...
Nationalism with Chinese characteristics: how does it affect the competitiveness of South Africa’s mining industry?
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
South Africa possesses the most valuable in situ mineral reserves in the world (valued at $2.5 trillion). Any reasonable forecast would suggest that such wealth should drive rapid economic growth. Instead, the International Monetary F...
Africa’s extractive governance architecture: lessons to inform a shifting agenda
O. Bello / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Careful reflection is needed in examining options for streamlining and capacitating the myriad Africa-led initiatives that have emerged recently in the area of resource governance. The best known among them – the Africa Mining V...
Profits and poverty: the economics of forced labour
International Labour Organization, 2014
Today, about 21 million men, women and children are in forced labour, trafficked, held in debt bondage or work in slave-like conditions. This report builds on earlier ILO studies on the extent, cost and profits from forced labour. It ...
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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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