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How oil prices impact fiscal regimes
Lebanese Center for Policy Studies 2016
Markets largely dictate how the relationship between international oil companies and host states will play out, with governments attempting to ensure they receive a ‘fair share’ of petroleum revenues. But with no cle...
Enhancing India-Myanmar border trade: policy and implementation measures
R.U. Das / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
India and Myanmar are geographically proximate countries with strong historical, cultural and economic linkages. With recent economic dynamism and changes in their respective political regimes, the overall bilateral relations between ...
Social protection for sustainable development: dialogues between Africa and Brazil
World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre 2016
Social protection programmes are among the most successful development experiences the world has seen in recent years. They have proven to be key in developing countries’ efforts to fight poverty and hunger, as demonstrated by th...
Tiyani Vavasati: empowerment and financial education intervention
Sonke Gender Justice Network 2015
Specifically aimed at females between the ages of 18-24 years-old, this training manual was produced to guide a series of training sessions which were designed to empower young women. Part of a Sonke Gender Justice project implemented...
The impact of fiscal subsidy on China's new rural pension system: a natural experiment
AgEcon Search 2016
The China’s New Rural Pension Scheme (NRPS) has rapidly expanded since its first implementation in 2009, and has covered all counties of China since 2012.   ...
Can China's bold new plans make the difference in Pakistan
S. Chan / Institute of Development Studies UK 2016
Ever since the 1955 Bandung Conference of Afro-Asian states, China has been active in civil engineering projects around the world, especially in Africa, as a sign of its commitment to the world emerging from colonialism. ...
Paving the road ahead - China-Africa co-operation in the infrastructure sector
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2016
China has launched a number of initiatives regarding infrastructural development globally, with a specific focus on scaling up infrastructure throughout the African continent. The BRICS New Development Bank and Chinese infrastructure ...
China's economic slowdown: assessment and implications for Africa
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2016
Three decades of average double digit growth has helped propel China into the world’s second largest economy with global economies increasingly reliant on China to drive economic growth. As China transits from an investment-based...
Demographic change and fiscal sustainability in Asia
S.-H. Lee; J. Kim; D. Park / Economic Growth Centre, Nanyang Technical University 2016
Changes in the population age structure can have a significant effect on fiscal sustainability since they can affect both government revenues and expenditures. For example, population ageing will increase expenditures on the elderly w...
The Republic of Korea's economic growth and catch-Up: implications for the People's Republic of China
J.W. Lee / Asian Development Bank Institute 2016
This study investigates the economic growth and catch-up of the Republic of Korea over the past half-century. The gap of output per worker between the Republic of Korea and United States has decreased rapidly, as the Republic ...
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How oil prices impact fiscal regimes
Lebanese Center for Policy Studies 2016
Markets largely dictate how the relationship between international oil companies and host states will play out, with governments attempting to ensure they receive a ‘fair share’ of petroleum revenues. But with no cle...
Enhancing India-Myanmar border trade: policy and implementation measures
R.U. Das / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
India and Myanmar are geographically proximate countries with strong historical, cultural and economic linkages. With recent economic dynamism and changes in their respective political regimes, the overall bilateral relations between ...
Social protection for sustainable development: dialogues between Africa and Brazil
World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre 2016
Social protection programmes are among the most successful development experiences the world has seen in recent years. They have proven to be key in developing countries’ efforts to fight poverty and hunger, as demonstrated by th...
Tiyani Vavasati: empowerment and financial education intervention
Sonke Gender Justice Network 2015
Specifically aimed at females between the ages of 18-24 years-old, this training manual was produced to guide a series of training sessions which were designed to empower young women. Part of a Sonke Gender Justice project implemented...
The impact of fiscal subsidy on China's new rural pension system: a natural experiment
AgEcon Search 2016
The China’s New Rural Pension Scheme (NRPS) has rapidly expanded since its first implementation in 2009, and has covered all counties of China since 2012.   ...
Can China's bold new plans make the difference in Pakistan
S. Chan / Institute of Development Studies UK 2016
Ever since the 1955 Bandung Conference of Afro-Asian states, China has been active in civil engineering projects around the world, especially in Africa, as a sign of its commitment to the world emerging from colonialism. ...
Paving the road ahead - China-Africa co-operation in the infrastructure sector
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2016
China has launched a number of initiatives regarding infrastructural development globally, with a specific focus on scaling up infrastructure throughout the African continent. The BRICS New Development Bank and Chinese infrastructure ...
China's economic slowdown: assessment and implications for Africa
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2016
Three decades of average double digit growth has helped propel China into the world’s second largest economy with global economies increasingly reliant on China to drive economic growth. As China transits from an investment-based...
Demographic change and fiscal sustainability in Asia
S.-H. Lee; J. Kim; D. Park / Economic Growth Centre, Nanyang Technical University 2016
Changes in the population age structure can have a significant effect on fiscal sustainability since they can affect both government revenues and expenditures. For example, population ageing will increase expenditures on the elderly w...
The Republic of Korea's economic growth and catch-Up: implications for the People's Republic of China
J.W. Lee / Asian Development Bank Institute 2016
This study investigates the economic growth and catch-up of the Republic of Korea over the past half-century. The gap of output per worker between the Republic of Korea and United States has decreased rapidly, as the Republic ...
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The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa was created in 1996 to supersede the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD) which was founded in 1986. The recurring and severe droughts and other natural disasters between 1974 and 1984 caused widespread famine, ecological degradation and economic hardship in the Eastern Africa region. Although indi...
Pension Funds Online
Pension Funds Online, published by Wilmington Publishing & Information, is a source for detailed financial data and contact information on pension funds globally which helps firms working within the pensions industry to achieve their marketing and business objectives. It holds information on over 8,000 pension funds, providing details on key contacts, which asset classes they invest in and...
Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) (IESE)
IESE is an independent Mozambican nonprofit organisation, which conducts and promotes interdisciplinary scientific research on problems of social and economic development in Mozambique and Southern Africa. Website is in Portuguese.
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
Development Research Center of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (DRC)
The Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC) is a policy research and consulting institution directly under the State Council, the central government of the People's Republic of China. Its major function is to conduct advanced research on the overall, comprehensive, strategic and long-term issues in the economic and social development, as well as relevant key and hot problems rela...
SmartLessons / SmartBooks
SmartLessons are brief, 4-page case studies written by International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank staff practitioners about lessons learned in the course of operational projects implemented by the World Bank, IFC, or both organisations jointly.  Produced for the last ten years and only recently made available to the external audiences, SmartLessons are indexed by country, regio...
Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB)
CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB) carries out scientific research aimed at contributing to the economic decision-making process of politicians and policymakers.
K-Developedia
K-Developedia is an open access repository that contains more than 35,000 resources on Korean development experience. Key features: K-Developedia allows users to free access to 35,000 full texts, photos, and videos on Korea’s development experience Resources include Korea’s policy document, development cases, comparative studies and developme...
Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR)
The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) is a Think-Tank whose mandate is to conduct research and analysis primarily, but not exclusively for policy formulation, implementation and monitoring. The Institute supports the Government, the Private Sector, Civil Society and other stakeholders in Zambia on evidence-based policy advice through conducting research and poli...
The Emerging Markets Symposium
With more than half the world’s people and over 40% of its economy, Brazil, China, India, Russia and other emerging markets in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas are widely expected to be economic and geo-political powers in the 21st century and beyond. But their future progress, relationships with the rest of the world and each other and prospects for growth, social cohesion and politica...
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