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Taxing Energy Use 2015: OECD and selected partner economics
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2015
This report provides a systematic analysis of the structure and level of energy taxes in OECD and selected other countries. It argues that energy is a critical input into the production and consumption patterns that support eco...
Progress of the World's Women 2015-2016: Transforming economies, realising rights
UN Women, 2015
This report focuses on the economic and social dimensions of gender equality, including the right of all women to a good job, with fair pay and safe working conditions, to an adequate pension in older age, to health care and to safe w...
Policy recommendations: financing for development
African Women's Development & Communication Network, 2015
This short briefing contains recommendations on financing for development from representatives of African women's rights organisations, trade unions and civil society organisations. Ahead of the Third International Conference on Finan...
Making financing for development work for gender equality: what is needed at Addis and beyond
K Staszewska; C Capraro; B Cansfield; J Woodroffe / Gender and Development Network, 2015
This briefing from the Gender and Development Network in the UK has been written in preparation for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3). It notes that while gender equality issues have been visi...
Supply or demand? How politics influences the implementation of the MGNREGA in Rajasthan
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
The recent performance of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has been a matter of debate. Rajasthan, especially, performed impressively in the initial years of its National Rural Employ...
How should Uganda grow?
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
Income per capita in Uganda has doubled in the last 20 years. However, economic growth has been concentrated in non-tradable activities and faces challenges, including rapid rural population growth, high dependency ratios and an appro...
Review of targets for the Sustainable Development Goals: the science perspective
International Council for Science, 2015
This report is an independent scientific review of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets, as submitted to the UN General Assembly by the UN Open Working Group (OWG). It is a unique tool designed primarily for neg...
Is women's work a pathway to their agency in rural Egypt?
Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Whether work is performed for household members’ consumption (subsistence work) or for sale to others (market work), it may be an enabling resource for women’s agency, or their capacity to define and act upon their goals. ...
The impact of Arab Spring on hiring and separation rates in the Tunisian labor market
I. Haouas; A. Heshmati / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The Arab Spring rocked Tunisia in 2011 and not only does it symbolise the power of ordinary people, but it also shed light on the structural economic problems afflicting the region. This paper analyses the hiring and separation...
Impacts of fiscal legal setting and institutions on budget outcomes in the Rentier State of Kuwait
A. Al-Mejren / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This study addresses the impact of the legislative setting, institutions, and political structure on the public budget in the State of Kuwait. This is an issue that has gained sizable attention, from both theoretical and empirical dim...
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Taxing Energy Use 2015: OECD and selected partner economics
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2015
This report provides a systematic analysis of the structure and level of energy taxes in OECD and selected other countries. It argues that energy is a critical input into the production and consumption patterns that support eco...
Progress of the World's Women 2015-2016: Transforming economies, realising rights
UN Women, 2015
This report focuses on the economic and social dimensions of gender equality, including the right of all women to a good job, with fair pay and safe working conditions, to an adequate pension in older age, to health care and to safe w...
Policy recommendations: financing for development
African Women's Development & Communication Network, 2015
This short briefing contains recommendations on financing for development from representatives of African women's rights organisations, trade unions and civil society organisations. Ahead of the Third International Conference on Finan...
Making financing for development work for gender equality: what is needed at Addis and beyond
K Staszewska; C Capraro; B Cansfield; J Woodroffe / Gender and Development Network, 2015
This briefing from the Gender and Development Network in the UK has been written in preparation for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3). It notes that while gender equality issues have been visi...
Supply or demand? How politics influences the implementation of the MGNREGA in Rajasthan
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
The recent performance of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has been a matter of debate. Rajasthan, especially, performed impressively in the initial years of its National Rural Employ...
How should Uganda grow?
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
Income per capita in Uganda has doubled in the last 20 years. However, economic growth has been concentrated in non-tradable activities and faces challenges, including rapid rural population growth, high dependency ratios and an appro...
Review of targets for the Sustainable Development Goals: the science perspective
International Council for Science, 2015
This report is an independent scientific review of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets, as submitted to the UN General Assembly by the UN Open Working Group (OWG). It is a unique tool designed primarily for neg...
Is women's work a pathway to their agency in rural Egypt?
Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Whether work is performed for household members’ consumption (subsistence work) or for sale to others (market work), it may be an enabling resource for women’s agency, or their capacity to define and act upon their goals. ...
The impact of Arab Spring on hiring and separation rates in the Tunisian labor market
I. Haouas; A. Heshmati / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The Arab Spring rocked Tunisia in 2011 and not only does it symbolise the power of ordinary people, but it also shed light on the structural economic problems afflicting the region. This paper analyses the hiring and separation...
Impacts of fiscal legal setting and institutions on budget outcomes in the Rentier State of Kuwait
A. Al-Mejren / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This study addresses the impact of the legislative setting, institutions, and political structure on the public budget in the State of Kuwait. This is an issue that has gained sizable attention, from both theoretical and empirical dim...
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Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) was established in July 2004 as an autonomous research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The establishment of ISAS reflects the increasing economic and political importance of South Asia, and the strong historical links between South Asia and Southeast Asia. ISAS is dedicated to research on contemporary South Asia. The I...
Africa Portal
The Africa Portal is an online resource that seeks to broaden the availability, accessibility and use of policy research on issues critical to the future of Africa. It is a collaborative project between the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). The Africa Portal offers a range of features including a Digit...
Forum on China-Africa Cooperation
FOCAC is a multilateral network set up to assist cooperation between China and African countries, and covers various aspects of politics, trade, economy, society and culture.
World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre)
The World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) was established as a legacy of the Rio+20 Conference to keep the commitment to inclusive and sustainable development alive. The RIO+ Centre works with governments, civil society and the private sector to inspire and inform policies and practices that lead to greater social, environmental and economic justice. As a global centre based in th...
SAIS China Africa Research Initiative
The China Africa Research Initiative (CARI) is based at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. It works in promoting research, conducting evidence-based analysis, fostering collaboration, and training future leaders to better understand the economic and political dimensions of China-Africa relations and their implications for human security and global development.
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) is the think tank of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research and analysis on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
Institute of Economic Growth, India (IEG)
The Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) is an autonomous, multidisciplinary Centre for advanced research and training. IEG's research falls into the following broad themes: agriculture and rural development environment and resource economics globalization and trade industry, labour and welfare macro-economic policy and mo...
Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR)
Based at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) with nodes at the Australian National University (ANU) and The University of Sydney, CEPAR produces research on population ageing. The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) is a collaboration bringing together academia, government and industry to address one of the major social challenges of the twenty first century.
Development Ideas
Development Ideas is a space for thinkers and practitioners to learn, share and debate about international development—its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve. The group have published an essential reference book for scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy-makers: International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects  in...
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