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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.
Understanding China’s approaches to international development
J. Gu; Y. Chen; Y. Zhang / Institute of Development Studies UK 2014
China’s impressive economic growth and increasing development activities overseas, particularly in the African continent, have spurred intense debate and criticism over its role as a rising power in international development. Ch...
Transformations for sustainable development: promoting environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2016
Asia and the Pacific is a dynamic region. Regional megatrends, such as urbanization, economic and trade integration and rising incomes and changing consumption patterns, are transforming its societies and economies while multiplying t...
Chinese businesses in Africa: perspectives on corporate social responsibility and the role of Chinese government policies
X. Weng; L. Buckley / International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
China’s business engagement in developing countries has grown rapidly in the past decade through direct investment, contract projects and trade. China was the third-largest foreign investor in the world between 2012 and 2014, an...
Avoiding the resource curse in Lebanon
J. Chaaban / Lebanese Center for Policy Studies 2016
The discovery and extraction of oil and gas off the shores of Lebanon could ultimately translate into a boom in revenues for the government, which in light of current poor fiscal planning could lead to an uncontrolled expansionary bud...
South-South cooperation: mapping new frontiers
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
Ideological solidarity apart, what has imparted an added traction and resonance to South-South Cooperation is a marked increase in intra-South trade, investment and developmental cooperation. The 2008 global economic slowdown, by defa...
The Philippine social pension at four years: insights and recommendations
HelpAge International 2016
Despite relatively sustained economic growth in recent years, levels of poverty and inequality in the Philippines have remained stagnant. This brings into focus the role of the social protection system to provide stronger protection a...
A case for gender-responsive budgeting in Myanmar
J. Burnley / Oxfam 2016
It is widely recognised that the effects of climate change on water and land resources can disproportionately affect women in development issues. A country’s budget can be a powerful lever for social transformation. A bud...
Not so great expectations: gas revenue, corruption and willingness to pay tax in Tanzania
A.W. Cappelen / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. There are high expectations that exploitation of natural resources will substantially increase Tanzania’s national income. This brief p...
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Understanding China’s approaches to international development
J. Gu; Y. Chen; Y. Zhang / Institute of Development Studies UK 2014
China’s impressive economic growth and increasing development activities overseas, particularly in the African continent, have spurred intense debate and criticism over its role as a rising power in international development. Ch...
Transformations for sustainable development: promoting environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2016
Asia and the Pacific is a dynamic region. Regional megatrends, such as urbanization, economic and trade integration and rising incomes and changing consumption patterns, are transforming its societies and economies while multiplying t...
Chinese businesses in Africa: perspectives on corporate social responsibility and the role of Chinese government policies
X. Weng; L. Buckley / International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
China’s business engagement in developing countries has grown rapidly in the past decade through direct investment, contract projects and trade. China was the third-largest foreign investor in the world between 2012 and 2014, an...
Avoiding the resource curse in Lebanon
J. Chaaban / Lebanese Center for Policy Studies 2016
The discovery and extraction of oil and gas off the shores of Lebanon could ultimately translate into a boom in revenues for the government, which in light of current poor fiscal planning could lead to an uncontrolled expansionary bud...
South-South cooperation: mapping new frontiers
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
Ideological solidarity apart, what has imparted an added traction and resonance to South-South Cooperation is a marked increase in intra-South trade, investment and developmental cooperation. The 2008 global economic slowdown, by defa...
The Philippine social pension at four years: insights and recommendations
HelpAge International 2016
Despite relatively sustained economic growth in recent years, levels of poverty and inequality in the Philippines have remained stagnant. This brings into focus the role of the social protection system to provide stronger protection a...
A case for gender-responsive budgeting in Myanmar
J. Burnley / Oxfam 2016
It is widely recognised that the effects of climate change on water and land resources can disproportionately affect women in development issues. A country’s budget can be a powerful lever for social transformation. A bud...
Not so great expectations: gas revenue, corruption and willingness to pay tax in Tanzania
A.W. Cappelen / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. There are high expectations that exploitation of natural resources will substantially increase Tanzania’s national income. This brief p...
Middle East and North Africa economic update 2010
World Bank Institute, World Bank 2010
In an area heavily invested in the energy sector, changes in approach have both direct and indirect effects on climate. This edition of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional economic update concerns the region recove...
The business case for: Solar PV in Cambodia
L. Anderson / US Agency for International Development 2015
With one of the highest electricity tariffs in the world, poor infrastructure, and limited electricity access, there exists a significant opportunity for solar PV to markedly change the energy landscape in Cambodia in coming years. Th...
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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...
Institute of International Relations, Greece (IDIS)
Thnk tank covering Greek/ foreign relations, emerging powers, governance issues.
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) was established in July 2004 as an autonomous research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The establishment of ISAS reflects the increasing economic and political importance of South Asia, and the strong historical links between South Asia and Southeast Asia. ISAS is dedicated to research on contemporary South Asia. The I...
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...
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