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Even it up: time to end extreme inequality
E. Seery; A. Caistor Arendar / Oxfam, 2014
Using new research and examples, this report shows the scale of the problem of extreme economic inequality, and reveals the multiple dangers it poses to people everywhere. It identifies the two powerful driving forces that have led to...
Promoting peer review as a compliance mechanism for regional integration
C. Grant Makokera; S. Gruzd / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Multilateral organisations have long used peer review as a means to encourage compliance with commitments made in the pursuit of various socio-economic goals. Africa established the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) as an indigenou...
International migration and development in East Asia and the Pacific
World Bank, 2014
In recent decades, divergence in income and demographic profiles within East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) has spurred increased intraregional migration. Currently, more than 7 million of the 22 million East Asian migrants are hosted in ...
New evidence on the gender wage gap in Indonesia
K. Taniguchi; A. Tuwo / Asian Development Bank, 2014
Indonesia has been experiencing impressive economic growth and rapid urbanisation in recent years. However, urbanisation could affect income inequality through people’s movement from rural to urban areas. Using the 2010 National...
Getting down to business: lessons from the African Peer Review Mechanism
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
The Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is an initiative aimed at fostering good governance and development in its participating states. As part of its multi-pronged inquiry, it devotes a great deal of attention to investigating corpo...
‘Good Citizens’: corporate social responsibility in Africa
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a growing consideration for businesses. The Country Review Reports (CRRs) compiled through the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) provide a unique lens through which CSR application in Africa...
The services sector in Africa
R. Sandrey / Trade Law Centre for Southern Africa, 2014
Services are playing an increasingly important role in the modern economy, but while economists and policy makers focus on trade in merchandise goods they tend to spend significantly less time examining the services trade. The lack of...
Barriers to infrastructure service delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
Evidence on Demand, 2014
In Africa, spending on infrastructure falls $30 to $48 billion short of estimates of the spending needed for sustained inclusive economic growth. This spending shortfall is manifest in poor access to services. For example, about two-t...
Developing cross-border production networks between North Eastern region of India, Bangladesh and Myanmar: a preliminary assessment
P. De; M. Majumdar / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
The North Eastern Region (NER) of India is pivotal to India’s growing economic and strategic partnership with Southeast and East Asia. The NER is also central to India’s Look East Policy (LEP), and acts as a land-bridge be...
Regional cooperation for infrastructure development: towards an institutional framework for investment in the IOR - ARC
S.K. Mohanty; P. Dash / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2013
Infrastructure plays a key role in promoting economic growth and development. Infrastructure is considered as a priority sector for investment in the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC). Due to low domestic...
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Even it up: time to end extreme inequality
E. Seery; A. Caistor Arendar / Oxfam, 2014
Using new research and examples, this report shows the scale of the problem of extreme economic inequality, and reveals the multiple dangers it poses to people everywhere. It identifies the two powerful driving forces that have led to...
Promoting peer review as a compliance mechanism for regional integration
C. Grant Makokera; S. Gruzd / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Multilateral organisations have long used peer review as a means to encourage compliance with commitments made in the pursuit of various socio-economic goals. Africa established the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) as an indigenou...
International migration and development in East Asia and the Pacific
World Bank, 2014
In recent decades, divergence in income and demographic profiles within East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) has spurred increased intraregional migration. Currently, more than 7 million of the 22 million East Asian migrants are hosted in ...
New evidence on the gender wage gap in Indonesia
K. Taniguchi; A. Tuwo / Asian Development Bank, 2014
Indonesia has been experiencing impressive economic growth and rapid urbanisation in recent years. However, urbanisation could affect income inequality through people’s movement from rural to urban areas. Using the 2010 National...
Getting down to business: lessons from the African Peer Review Mechanism
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
The Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is an initiative aimed at fostering good governance and development in its participating states. As part of its multi-pronged inquiry, it devotes a great deal of attention to investigating corpo...
‘Good Citizens’: corporate social responsibility in Africa
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a growing consideration for businesses. The Country Review Reports (CRRs) compiled through the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) provide a unique lens through which CSR application in Africa...
The services sector in Africa
R. Sandrey / Trade Law Centre for Southern Africa, 2014
Services are playing an increasingly important role in the modern economy, but while economists and policy makers focus on trade in merchandise goods they tend to spend significantly less time examining the services trade. The lack of...
Barriers to infrastructure service delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
Evidence on Demand, 2014
In Africa, spending on infrastructure falls $30 to $48 billion short of estimates of the spending needed for sustained inclusive economic growth. This spending shortfall is manifest in poor access to services. For example, about two-t...
Developing cross-border production networks between North Eastern region of India, Bangladesh and Myanmar: a preliminary assessment
P. De; M. Majumdar / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
The North Eastern Region (NER) of India is pivotal to India’s growing economic and strategic partnership with Southeast and East Asia. The NER is also central to India’s Look East Policy (LEP), and acts as a land-bridge be...
Regional cooperation for infrastructure development: towards an institutional framework for investment in the IOR - ARC
S.K. Mohanty; P. Dash / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2013
Infrastructure plays a key role in promoting economic growth and development. Infrastructure is considered as a priority sector for investment in the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC). Due to low domestic...
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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...
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.
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