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The Chilean system of contributory pensions as locus of rivalry and of a new social compact
A. Sojo / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014
In a context of rising life expectancy and the promotion of higher fertility through care policies, pension improvements must be consistent with improvements in economic productivity, with the increase in contribution densities as a r...
Social protection global policy trends 2010-2015: from fiscal consolidation to expanding social protection: Key to crisis recovery, inclusive development and social justice
International Labour Organization, 2014
While social protection played a strong role in the expansionary response immediately after the onset of the global crisis, many governments embarked on fiscal consolidation and premature contraction of expenditures from 2010 onwards,...
Energy and tax reforms: household analysis from Pakistan
V Ahmed; M Adnan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
Pakistan’s economy has been confronted with low growth equilibrium since 2008. The national income has been growing at a dismal average annual rate of 2.9% since 2009. The investment to GDP ratio is one of the lowest across the ...
Energy and tax reforms: firm-level analysis from Pakistan
V Ahmed; M Adnan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
Pakistan’s economy has been confronted with low growth equilibrium since 2008. The national income has been growing at a dismal average annual rate of 2.9% since 2009. The investment to GDP ratio is one of the lowest across the ...
China - Mali relationship: finding mutual benefit between unequal partners
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
Since 2000, China-Africa co-operation has seen a rapid increase in scope and size. The West African nation of Mali is one of the 50 African states with diplomatic relations with China; its experience allows for possible parallels with...
Chinese involvement in the Senegalese peanut trade: threat to local markets and processing industries?
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
To deal with household socio-economic difficulties in rural areas in Senegal, peanut cultivation was introduced by French colonial powers at the beginning of the 20th century. The cultivation was to enable Senegal’s domestic agr...
African regional economic communities’ engagement with China
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
The development of effective African Regional Economic Communities (RECs) stands to benefit African countries immensely. Transnational free trade regions, single customs unions, single markets, single currencies and other forms of pol...
Chinese investors: saving the Zambian textile and clothing industry?
I.E. Eliassen / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2012
Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is partly driven by increased Chinese engagement. Within the discourse of China’s role in African development, literature argues Chinese investments go beyond natural resource extraction, al...
South Africa’s relations with China and Taiwan: economic realism and the ‘One China’ doctrine - Policy Brief
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
In 1998, after the fall of apartheid, South Africa commenced diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China (PRC). This ‘normalisation’ of South Africa’s China policy came with a condition to recognis...
South African relations with China and Taiwan: economic realism and the ‘One - China’ doctrine
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
This report examines the extent of political reach into the economic exchanges occurring between China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Africa. Our report focusses on South Africa’s ability to navigate its way through this challengi...
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The Chilean system of contributory pensions as locus of rivalry and of a new social compact
A. Sojo / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014
In a context of rising life expectancy and the promotion of higher fertility through care policies, pension improvements must be consistent with improvements in economic productivity, with the increase in contribution densities as a r...
Social protection global policy trends 2010-2015: from fiscal consolidation to expanding social protection: Key to crisis recovery, inclusive development and social justice
International Labour Organization, 2014
While social protection played a strong role in the expansionary response immediately after the onset of the global crisis, many governments embarked on fiscal consolidation and premature contraction of expenditures from 2010 onwards,...
Energy and tax reforms: household analysis from Pakistan
V Ahmed; M Adnan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
Pakistan’s economy has been confronted with low growth equilibrium since 2008. The national income has been growing at a dismal average annual rate of 2.9% since 2009. The investment to GDP ratio is one of the lowest across the ...
Energy and tax reforms: firm-level analysis from Pakistan
V Ahmed; M Adnan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
Pakistan’s economy has been confronted with low growth equilibrium since 2008. The national income has been growing at a dismal average annual rate of 2.9% since 2009. The investment to GDP ratio is one of the lowest across the ...
China - Mali relationship: finding mutual benefit between unequal partners
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
Since 2000, China-Africa co-operation has seen a rapid increase in scope and size. The West African nation of Mali is one of the 50 African states with diplomatic relations with China; its experience allows for possible parallels with...
Chinese involvement in the Senegalese peanut trade: threat to local markets and processing industries?
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
To deal with household socio-economic difficulties in rural areas in Senegal, peanut cultivation was introduced by French colonial powers at the beginning of the 20th century. The cultivation was to enable Senegal’s domestic agr...
African regional economic communities’ engagement with China
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
The development of effective African Regional Economic Communities (RECs) stands to benefit African countries immensely. Transnational free trade regions, single customs unions, single markets, single currencies and other forms of pol...
Chinese investors: saving the Zambian textile and clothing industry?
I.E. Eliassen / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2012
Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is partly driven by increased Chinese engagement. Within the discourse of China’s role in African development, literature argues Chinese investments go beyond natural resource extraction, al...
South Africa’s relations with China and Taiwan: economic realism and the ‘One China’ doctrine - Policy Brief
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
In 1998, after the fall of apartheid, South Africa commenced diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China (PRC). This ‘normalisation’ of South Africa’s China policy came with a condition to recognis...
South African relations with China and Taiwan: economic realism and the ‘One - China’ doctrine
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
This report examines the extent of political reach into the economic exchanges occurring between China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Africa. Our report focusses on South Africa’s ability to navigate its way through this challengi...
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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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