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Changes in the institution of marriage in Egypt from 1998 to 2012
R. Salem / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Fear over the perceived breakdown of the institution of marriage plagues many Egyptian policy-makers and members of the public. This study examines the trajectory of marriage behaviours in three nationally-representative surveys spann...
Deepening India’s engagement with Africa through better Market Access
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2015
In order to provide ‘trade’ stimulus to Least Developed Countries (LDCs), India launched a Duty-Free Tariff Preferences (DFTP) scheme in 2008. DFTP scheme provides duty free treatment to about 98 per cent of tariff lines a...
"Lived poverty" can inform Swazi anti-poverty efforts
S. Kunene / Afrobarometer, 2015
Poverty continues to be a major challenge in Swaziland, exacerbated by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Almost two-thirds (63%) of the Swazi population were living in severe poverty in 2012. The Afrobarometer survey, which was conducted for the...
Determinants of unemployment duration - Egypt
S. Kherfi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This study uses a set of dates on unemployment, employment, mobility, marriage, and birth, from the 2006 and 2012 rounds of the Egyptian Labor Market Panel Survey, to construct a cross-section of first-unemployment spells, and to meas...
Does banking market power matter on financial (in) stability? Evidence from the banking industry MENA region
W. Labidi; S. Mensi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The various financial crises during the last two decades, and particularly since the 2007-2008 Global Financial Crisis, have revealed the complexity of the interaction between bank market structure, regulation and the stability of the...
Women's participation in the Egyptian labor market: 1998-2012
R. Hendy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This paper examines the reasons for the persistently low participation of women in the Egyptian labor market over time and across the different economic sectors, using the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey (ELMPS) 2012. This panel datas...
Gender dimensions of expenditure and revenue policy and systems
J Birchall; M Fontana / BRIDGE, 2015
Most governments have expressed a commitment to gender equality goals but there are often inconsistencies between policy statements and the ways in which public finances are raised and spent. Most governments have also expressed a com...
What role for natural resources in Botswana’s quest for economic diversification?
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
Botswana is typically perceived as a development anomaly on the continent. With a stable democracy and strong economic growth since 1966, the country’s success is in danger of being taken for granted. Diamond revenues are likely...
South Africa in the transitioning multilateral development cooperation landscape
A.M. Pillay / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2014
Between 2006 and 2010, South Africa received an estimated R 200 million (US$ 22 million) from various Western governments and agencies through the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP). Yet about one fifth of the total sum of this De...
South Africa and opportunities for trilateral development cooperation
S. Walaza / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2014
International development cooperation has traditionally been channeled from the geo-political North to the South, but developments in South-South cooperation and the appreciation of shared developmental experiences among developing co...
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Changes in the institution of marriage in Egypt from 1998 to 2012
R. Salem / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Fear over the perceived breakdown of the institution of marriage plagues many Egyptian policy-makers and members of the public. This study examines the trajectory of marriage behaviours in three nationally-representative surveys spann...
Deepening India’s engagement with Africa through better Market Access
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2015
In order to provide ‘trade’ stimulus to Least Developed Countries (LDCs), India launched a Duty-Free Tariff Preferences (DFTP) scheme in 2008. DFTP scheme provides duty free treatment to about 98 per cent of tariff lines a...
"Lived poverty" can inform Swazi anti-poverty efforts
S. Kunene / Afrobarometer, 2015
Poverty continues to be a major challenge in Swaziland, exacerbated by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Almost two-thirds (63%) of the Swazi population were living in severe poverty in 2012. The Afrobarometer survey, which was conducted for the...
Determinants of unemployment duration - Egypt
S. Kherfi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This study uses a set of dates on unemployment, employment, mobility, marriage, and birth, from the 2006 and 2012 rounds of the Egyptian Labor Market Panel Survey, to construct a cross-section of first-unemployment spells, and to meas...
Does banking market power matter on financial (in) stability? Evidence from the banking industry MENA region
W. Labidi; S. Mensi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The various financial crises during the last two decades, and particularly since the 2007-2008 Global Financial Crisis, have revealed the complexity of the interaction between bank market structure, regulation and the stability of the...
Women's participation in the Egyptian labor market: 1998-2012
R. Hendy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This paper examines the reasons for the persistently low participation of women in the Egyptian labor market over time and across the different economic sectors, using the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey (ELMPS) 2012. This panel datas...
Gender dimensions of expenditure and revenue policy and systems
J Birchall; M Fontana / BRIDGE, 2015
Most governments have expressed a commitment to gender equality goals but there are often inconsistencies between policy statements and the ways in which public finances are raised and spent. Most governments have also expressed a com...
What role for natural resources in Botswana’s quest for economic diversification?
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
Botswana is typically perceived as a development anomaly on the continent. With a stable democracy and strong economic growth since 1966, the country’s success is in danger of being taken for granted. Diamond revenues are likely...
South Africa in the transitioning multilateral development cooperation landscape
A.M. Pillay / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2014
Between 2006 and 2010, South Africa received an estimated R 200 million (US$ 22 million) from various Western governments and agencies through the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP). Yet about one fifth of the total sum of this De...
South Africa and opportunities for trilateral development cooperation
S. Walaza / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2014
International development cooperation has traditionally been channeled from the geo-political North to the South, but developments in South-South cooperation and the appreciation of shared developmental experiences among developing co...
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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...
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).
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