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Land ownership and foreigners: a comparative analysis of regulatory approaches to the acquisition and use of land by foreigners
S. Hodgson; C. Cullinan; K. Campbell / Legal Office, FAO 1999
Foreign ownership of land has historically been a sensitive political issue,and measures to regulate or restrict the practice in one form or another have figured prominently in national land laws. The study by Hodgson, Cullinan and Ca...
Scepticism about the effectiveness of Social Fund programmes to reduce poverty during the structural adjustment process
G.A. Cornia / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 1999
Social Funds (SFs) have proven to be no panacea. Many of them were formulated with the political objective to reduce domestic opposition to the adjustment process, and in particular of mollifying the influential groups affected by adj...
Sustaining Trade and Exchange Rate Reform in Africa: Lessons for Macroeconomic Management
M. McPherson / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 2000
Over the past two decades, most African countries have attempted to promote trade and exchange rate reform as part of broader programs of structural adjustment. Few countries have sustained the reforms. Many potentially beneficial pol...
Poverty, inequality and growth in Zambia during the 1990s
N. McCulloch; B. Baulch; M. Cherel-Robson / Institute of Development Studies UK 2000
Paper reanalyses the household survey data from three out of four surveys carried out in Zambia in the 1990s, in order to chart the evolution of poverty and inequality during that decade. In addition, the economic policies pursued dur...
Globalisation and supply chain networks: the auto industry in Brazil and India
J. Humphrey / Institute of Development Studies UK 1999
Examines the restructuring of the auto industry, and in particular the auto components sector in Brazil and India. In both countries, trade liberalisation and changes in auto industry policy led to large nflows of FDI and major change...
Tests the impact of credit market access on agricultural productivity and off-farm investment
K. Deininger; J. Okidi / Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda 1999
An econometric assessment using data from a 1992 survey of 10,000 Ugandan households. The paper focuses on input allocation and investment with and without credit constraints. Concludes that micro-level evidence from the rural ...
First report from the Kenyan IEAs Budget Information Programme (BIP)
D. Okello / Institute of Economic Affairs, Kenya 2000
Looks at Kenya's budget practice and process and the new budgeting approach, the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF). Finds that: as an instrument for stimulating or inducing growth Kenya's budgetary process...
Recommendations for convincing key Indian stakeholders of the importance of reducing CO2 emissions
US Agency for International Development 2000
Results of investigation into the knowledge and practice of Indian stakeholders regarding energy efficiency (EE), carbon emission trading (CET) and foreign investment. Stakeholders are: energy intensive industry (sugar, cement, power,...
Real exchange rate stabilisation and managed floating: exchange rate policy in India, 1993-1999
R. Kohli / Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations 2000
The paper examines the exchange rate management strategy of the Indian central bank after the shift to a floating exchange rate regime in 1993. A policy reaction function tests for its intervention behaviour and finds significant effo...
What is required to realise an Islamic system of banking ?
Khalid Rahman / Institute of Policy Studies, Pakistan 2000
What really are the reasons for the lack of progress at the practical level about the application of Islamic Banking? Different people may have different perceptions on the issue. Proponents of the Islamic banking generally attribute ...
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The BRICS initiatives towards a new financial architecture: an assessment with some proposals
S. Sen / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
It is heartening, the author of this paper argues, to observe that developing countries, led by China and other BRICS members have been successful to organise alternative sources of credit flows . aiming for financial stability, growt...
Population aging in India: facts, issues and options
Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University 2016
India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes. Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 and up, in...
The New Development Bank: towards greater efficiency
C. Prinsloo / Global Economic Governance Africa 2016
Multilateral development banks (MDBs) increasingly struggle to respond effectively to the needs of middle-income countries (MICs). This has influenced not only their potential development impact but also their own financial stability....
Fiscal policies for diet and the prevention of noncommunicable diseases
2016
The Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020, endorsed by the World Health Organization, provides a roadmap and a menu of policy options for Member States and other stakeholders to t...
The State of African Cities 2014: re-imagining sustainable urban transitions urban transitions
United Nations Human Settlements Programme 2014
The overarching challenge for Africa in the decades to come is massive population growth in a context of wide-spread poverty that, in combination, generate complex and inter-related threats to the human habitat. The ...
Scoping Report: current status of index-based insurance in Bangladesh
The WorldFish Center 2013
With current and anticipated increases in magnitude of extreme weather events and a declining consistency in weather patterns, particularly challenging for agriculture, there has been a growing interest in weather index-based insuranc...
China’s African infrastructure projects: a tool in reshaping global norms
R. du Plessis / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The resilience of China’s investments in African infrastructure has been called into question in the light of its own economic slowdown. The substantial reduction in Chinese demand for African commodities has resulted in ...
Costs of non-cooperation in South Asia: an illustration and way forward
R.U. Das / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
The South Asian economic integration has remained afflicted with a narrative that is more often than not a negative one. As a part of this, the arguments put forth include the assertion that the region lacks in trade complemen...
Realising income security in old age: A study into the feasibility of a universal old age pension in Malawi
HelpAge International 2016
Many governments in developing countries are setting up non-contributory programs to assist older people, most of whom are not covered by formal pension schemes. Malawi is no stranger to the international advancement of social securit...
Gone with the wind: demographic transitions and domestic saving
E. Cavallo; G. Sánchez; P. Valenzuela / Wharton Financial Institutions Center 2016
Demographic factors are important determinants of a country’s saving behaviour. In Asia, for example, a favourable demographic transition over the last half century has supported high saving and investment rates...
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Wharton Financial Institutions Center (FIC)
Wharton Financial Institutions Center is an independently managed site at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The Center sponsors and directs primary research on financial institutions and their interface with financial markets.
Carbon Tracker / Investor Watch
Carbon Tracker is a not for profit financial think tank aimed at enabling a climate secure global energy market by aligning capital market actions with climate reality.The Carbon Tracker initiative is the first project of Investor Watch, a non-profit company established by Mark Campanale, its founder, to align capital markets with the goal of social and ecological sustainability....
The World trade institute (WTI)
The World Trade Institute (WTI) is an academic institution dedicated to studying and teaching on the subject of international trade regulation and investment. As a centre of excellence at the University of Bern with an international, interdisciplinary focus, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science.
The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)
MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China that Stiftung Mercator set up as a central forum for engagement with China in Germany, thereby laying the foundations for people – especially decision-makers in Germany and Europe – to better judge questions and issues relating to China.
CUTS Centre for Competition, Investment and Economic Regulation (CUTS C-CIER)
CUTS CCIER has the following programmatic areas:   Competition Policy and Law Economic Regulationï Consumer Protection Investment Climate Objectives: The main objectives of the centre are:...
BRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform
BRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform (also refered to as BRICS Portal) is the authoritative platform of BRICS-related information jointly developed by the Center for BRICS Studies of Fudan University (Shanghai, China) and the BRICS Business Council.
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.
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