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Cyclicality of fiscal behavior in developing oil-producing countries: an empirical review
N. Erbil / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Oil price volatility has increased in recent years, where these large, unpredictable swings have a major impact on fiscal balances in developing oil-producing economies. This paper examines the cyclicality of fiscal behaviour in 28 de...
The Turkish wage curve: evidence from the household labor force survey
B.H. Baltagi; Y.S. Baskaya; T. Hulagu / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The relationship between real wages and unemployment rates has long been studied in economics. This paper examines the Turkish wage curve using individual data from the Household Labour Force Survey for 26 Turkish regions over the per...
Analysis of foreign ownership, R&D and spillovers in developing countries: evidence from Turkey
E. Kalayci; M.T. Pamukçu / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
In the past few decades, foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been recognised as a major means of knowledge transfer mechanism from the developed to the developing world. It is the purpose of this paper to examine the impact of FDI on ...
Labor market adjustment during the world financial crisis: evidence from Egypt
R. Roushdy; M. Gadallah / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The economic downturn of the recent global financial crisis has affected the labour market in MENA region. The main objective of this paper is to investigate the impact of the world financial crisis of 2008 on the Egyptian labour mark...
Climatescope 2013: new frontiers for low-carbon energy investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2014
Latin America and the Caribbean should be a natural home for clean energy investment. The region is blessed with exceptional natural resources, ready to be harnessed by photovoltaic, wind, geothermal and other clean energy technologie...
Policy options for agricultural investments and governance of markets: in support of small-scale farmers in Guatemala
G. Díaz / Oxfam, 2014
Guatemala's farming sector has undergone some major changes over the last 20 years, such as the growth of monocultures and of small-scale farming for export. This trend has been driven by both a general framework of laws offering ince...
Measuring open data’s impact of Brazilian national and sub-national budget transparency websites and its iImpacts on people’s rights
N. Beghin; C. Zigoni 2014
Having access to budget information is critical for ensuring transparency in the public sector, thus enhancing its effectiveenss and accountability. Recently, a movement was launched for data to be open, that is, freely available, in ...
Unblocking bottlenecks to effective resource revenue management in Peru
Oxfam America, 2014
Many developing countries that rely heavily on the extraction of natural resources for revenue do not realise consistent and equitable economic benefits. In Peru, economic growth and exports have risen significantly, and the national ...
Does participatory budgeting have an effect on the quality of public services? The case of Peru’s water and sanitation sector
M. Jaramillo; L. Alcázar / Global Development Network, 2013
Since 2004 the government of Peru has implemented a process of participatory budgeting (PB), which is mandatory for every sub-national government. This paper analyses the link from PB to coverage and water service quality indicators. ...
Do Islamic banks employ less earnings management?
M.A. Quttainah / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The recent global financial crisis has shown mixed performance in banking industry; however, one notable phenomenon is that Islamic Banks (IBs) were not severely affected by the financial crises period. This paper examines whether IBs...
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Cyclicality of fiscal behavior in developing oil-producing countries: an empirical review
N. Erbil / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Oil price volatility has increased in recent years, where these large, unpredictable swings have a major impact on fiscal balances in developing oil-producing economies. This paper examines the cyclicality of fiscal behaviour in 28 de...
The Turkish wage curve: evidence from the household labor force survey
B.H. Baltagi; Y.S. Baskaya; T. Hulagu / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The relationship between real wages and unemployment rates has long been studied in economics. This paper examines the Turkish wage curve using individual data from the Household Labour Force Survey for 26 Turkish regions over the per...
Analysis of foreign ownership, R&D and spillovers in developing countries: evidence from Turkey
E. Kalayci; M.T. Pamukçu / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
In the past few decades, foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been recognised as a major means of knowledge transfer mechanism from the developed to the developing world. It is the purpose of this paper to examine the impact of FDI on ...
Labor market adjustment during the world financial crisis: evidence from Egypt
R. Roushdy; M. Gadallah / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The economic downturn of the recent global financial crisis has affected the labour market in MENA region. The main objective of this paper is to investigate the impact of the world financial crisis of 2008 on the Egyptian labour mark...
Climatescope 2013: new frontiers for low-carbon energy investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2014
Latin America and the Caribbean should be a natural home for clean energy investment. The region is blessed with exceptional natural resources, ready to be harnessed by photovoltaic, wind, geothermal and other clean energy technologie...
Policy options for agricultural investments and governance of markets: in support of small-scale farmers in Guatemala
G. Díaz / Oxfam, 2014
Guatemala's farming sector has undergone some major changes over the last 20 years, such as the growth of monocultures and of small-scale farming for export. This trend has been driven by both a general framework of laws offering ince...
Measuring open data’s impact of Brazilian national and sub-national budget transparency websites and its iImpacts on people’s rights
N. Beghin; C. Zigoni 2014
Having access to budget information is critical for ensuring transparency in the public sector, thus enhancing its effectiveenss and accountability. Recently, a movement was launched for data to be open, that is, freely available, in ...
Unblocking bottlenecks to effective resource revenue management in Peru
Oxfam America, 2014
Many developing countries that rely heavily on the extraction of natural resources for revenue do not realise consistent and equitable economic benefits. In Peru, economic growth and exports have risen significantly, and the national ...
Does participatory budgeting have an effect on the quality of public services? The case of Peru’s water and sanitation sector
M. Jaramillo; L. Alcázar / Global Development Network, 2013
Since 2004 the government of Peru has implemented a process of participatory budgeting (PB), which is mandatory for every sub-national government. This paper analyses the link from PB to coverage and water service quality indicators. ...
Do Islamic banks employ less earnings management?
M.A. Quttainah / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The recent global financial crisis has shown mixed performance in banking industry; however, one notable phenomenon is that Islamic Banks (IBs) were not severely affected by the financial crises period. This paper examines whether IBs...
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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...
CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics & Environment (CUTS CITEE)
CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics & Environment (CUTS CITEE) is a programme centre of CUTS International, a civil society organisation working on public interest issues of Trade, Economic Regulations, Governance and Human Development, with its headquarters in Jaipur, India and presence in Nairobi (Kenya), Lusaka (Zambia), Accra (Ghana), Hanoi (Vietnam) and Geneva (Switzerland).
Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
Brazil has emerged as a globally significant economic power in the last decade, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. This achievement is globally recognised – nowhere more so than among the emerging economies in Africa. This DFID-funded research programme, based at the University of Manchester brings together an international team of researchers, exami...
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...
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