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Do poverty traps exist?
A. Kraay; D. McKenzie / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2014
There are (at least) three competing views of why poverty can be so persistent. the first - the “American Dream effect”, is that anybody can make it through hard work and thrift. This implies that households...
Sourcing examples of policy and programming practice for empowering women in a rural context
U. Murray / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This reports deals with the issue of empowering women in a rural context, aiming at promoting transformative gender policy by updating livelihoods advisers’ knowledge of gender in a changing agricultural and rural context. ...
Review of crowdfunding for development initiatives
O. Gajda; J. Walton / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This study provides a summary of crowdfunding initiatives that support developing country entrepreneurs. The study outlines the different crowdfunding models and finds that crowdfunding can positively support development progra...
Challenging development cooperation? A literature review of the approaches of the emerging powers
T. De Bruyn / Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven, 2013
Looking at existing literature, this paper discusses the major ways in which the emerging powers, in this isnstance Brazil, India, China and South Africa (the BICS) are challenging the development cooperation policies and practices of...
Adding new spices to development cooperation. Brazil, India, China and South Africa in health, agriculture and food security
T. De Bruyn / Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven, 2013
In recent years, the four so-called emerging powers or economies - Brazil, India, China and South Africa (the BICS) - have gained considerable academic, policy and media attention for their activities in development cooperation. Some ...
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC)
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the United States Congress in October 2000 with the legislative mandate to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, and to provide recommendations, where...
Rapid desk-based evidence search to support a business case for support to Afghanistan’s transport, energy and water infrastructure sectors
Y. Samilullah / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This HelpDesk Report gives an overview on the evidence to found to support a business case for supporting Afghanistan’s water, transport and energy infrastructure sectors. The report contains: the state of ...
The shadow economy in conflict-affected countries
B. Rohwerder / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2013
Targeting the shadow economy in conflict-affected contexts is a complex task about which little is known. This rapid literature review uncovered little focusing on interventions aimed at incentivising war profiteers to join the legal ...
Asset values: why are some households doing better than others?
Chars Livelihoods Programme, 2014
Research shows that two groups of previous participants of Chars Livelihoods Programme in Bangladesh (CLP) have substantially different amounts of assets. One group built up significant assets while the other group did not, and, in so...
‘Energetic’ dialogues in South Africa: the EU example
South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Since the energy crisis of 2007–2008, investor interest in the South African energy sector has been on the rise. This has drawn more attention to the importance of energy in the South Africa–EU relationship. The introducti...
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Do poverty traps exist?
A. Kraay; D. McKenzie / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2014
There are (at least) three competing views of why poverty can be so persistent. the first - the “American Dream effect”, is that anybody can make it through hard work and thrift. This implies that households...
Sourcing examples of policy and programming practice for empowering women in a rural context
U. Murray / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This reports deals with the issue of empowering women in a rural context, aiming at promoting transformative gender policy by updating livelihoods advisers’ knowledge of gender in a changing agricultural and rural context. ...
Review of crowdfunding for development initiatives
O. Gajda; J. Walton / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This study provides a summary of crowdfunding initiatives that support developing country entrepreneurs. The study outlines the different crowdfunding models and finds that crowdfunding can positively support development progra...
Challenging development cooperation? A literature review of the approaches of the emerging powers
T. De Bruyn / Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven, 2013
Looking at existing literature, this paper discusses the major ways in which the emerging powers, in this isnstance Brazil, India, China and South Africa (the BICS) are challenging the development cooperation policies and practices of...
Adding new spices to development cooperation. Brazil, India, China and South Africa in health, agriculture and food security
T. De Bruyn / Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven, 2013
In recent years, the four so-called emerging powers or economies - Brazil, India, China and South Africa (the BICS) - have gained considerable academic, policy and media attention for their activities in development cooperation. Some ...
Rapid desk-based evidence search to support a business case for support to Afghanistan’s transport, energy and water infrastructure sectors
Y. Samilullah / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This HelpDesk Report gives an overview on the evidence to found to support a business case for supporting Afghanistan’s water, transport and energy infrastructure sectors. The report contains: the state of ...
The shadow economy in conflict-affected countries
B. Rohwerder / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2013
Targeting the shadow economy in conflict-affected contexts is a complex task about which little is known. This rapid literature review uncovered little focusing on interventions aimed at incentivising war profiteers to join the legal ...
Asset values: why are some households doing better than others?
Chars Livelihoods Programme, 2014
Research shows that two groups of previous participants of Chars Livelihoods Programme in Bangladesh (CLP) have substantially different amounts of assets. One group built up significant assets while the other group did not, and, in so...
‘Energetic’ dialogues in South Africa: the EU example
South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Since the energy crisis of 2007–2008, investor interest in the South African energy sector has been on the rise. This has drawn more attention to the importance of energy in the South Africa–EU relationship. The introducti...
The impact of skills development on competitiveness: empirical evidence from a cross-country analysis
E.M. Onsomu; M.W. Ngware; D.M. Manda / African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
In the past half-century, most countries have emphasized the development of human capital as an instrument for economic growth, sustainable development, and improved global competitiveness. However, limited evidence exists on the link...
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U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC)
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the United States Congress in October 2000 with the legislative mandate to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, and to provide recommendations, where...
Edward Elgar Publishing (EE)
Edward Elgar is a publisher of material on economics, finance, business and management, law and public policy.
Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)
Think Tank aiming to promote India's relations with other countries through study, research, discussions, lectures, exchange of ideas and information with other organisations within and outside India engaged in similar activities.
Geneva International Finance Dialogues
The Geneva International Finance Dialogues aim to enhance the scale, quality and timeliness of green finance through policy dialogues based on shared ambitions, experiences, and innovative and practical ideas for action. The Dialogues are organized by the Swiss Agency for International Cooperation (SDC) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), in association with the...
Deutsche Bank Research
Deutsche Bank Research is responsible for macroeconomic analysis within Deutsche Bank Group and acts as consultant for the bank, its clients and stakeholders.
Grail Research
Market research organisation. Grail Research has offices in Massachusetts, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Noida, a satellite town adjoining the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Norwegian Agricultural Economics Research Institute (NILF)
Norsk institutt for landbruksøkonomisk forskning (NILF) is an independent research institute under the Ministry of Agriculture. NILF provides background material for general agricultural economics descisions, economic development and decisions on farms and rural development.
Œconomica
Journal published by the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the 'Danubius' University from Gala?i, Romania.
TI-UP Resource Centre
TI-UP is a key resource centre providing a one-stop shop for knowledge in the combined fields of Technology, Infrastructure and Urban Planning, serving The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) infrastructure advisors, programme managers, DFID's partners in developing countries, and the wider international development community.
African Development Bank Data Portal
The AFDB Statistical Data Portal has been developed in response to the increasing demand for statistical data and indicators relating to African Countries. The Portal provides multiple customised tools to gather indicators, analyse them, and export them into multiple formats. With the Data Portal, you can visualise Socio-Economic indicators over a period of time, gain access to presentation-ready...
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