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Globalisation and Gender Development: Perspectives and Interventions
A. Keller-Herzog 1996
Canada's official foreign policy statement, Canada in the World, recognises that globalisation has dramatic economiceffects. Globalisation has become the watchword of the 1990s for an important structural trend characterising the dyna...
Global governance for human development
P. Streeten / Human Development Report Office, UNDP 1992
An overview of a new policy framework for higher education transformation in South Africa
Policy and Law Online News [] 1999
Policy framework for higher education transformation (South African Government policy document)
African National Congress 1999
Higher education transformation in South Africa: Government Green Paper
African National Congress 1999
Implementing a New Indicator of Social Development in Mexico: Literate Life Expectancy (LLE) (Medina / IIASA)
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis 1999
For scientists, measuring social development has been a long-lasting objective; for the public, it has been a partially-resolved demand. Social indicators have been used informally for a very long time, particularly in economics, to a...
Agricultural and rural development policy in Latin America: new directions and new challenges (de Janvry / Sadoulet / Key)
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Berkeley 1999
The 1985 - 94 global real estate cycle : its causes and consequences
Bertrand Renaud / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1995
The rapid emergence of a global financial system in the late 1980s was signaled in the real estate sector of most OECD countries and some middle income NIE countries by unusually strong booms followed by exceptionally sharp, protracte...
The Tax Treatment of Government Bonds
John Norregaard / International Monetary Fund Working Papers 1997
Governments in some developed and in many developing countries have introduced favorable tax treatment for interest on government bonds, in some cases by fully exempting this source of income from taxation. Presumably these special ru...
Deindustrialization: Causes and Implications
Robert Rowthorn; Ramana Ramaswamy / International Monetary Fund Working Papers 1997
Increased globalization (the international integration of markets for goods, factors, and technology) has coincided in the past two decades with a shift in labor demand away from less-skilled workers toward those with more skills. Thi...
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Globalisation, poverty and inequality in Zambia during the 1990s
N. McCulloch; B. Baulch; M. Cherel-Robson / OECD Development Centre 2000
Zambia has undergone a dramatic transformation of economic policy during the 1990s. The election in 1991 of the Movement for Multi-party Democracy government saw the introduction of a series of major economic reforms designed to trans...
Comparative experience of globalisation in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines
M. Pangestu / OECD Development Centre 2001
The paper focuses on four Southeast Asian economies, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. It looks at the underlying factors explaining the variance between the experience of these countries. The factors considered are i...
Globalization, poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: a political economy appraisal
Y. Tsikata / OECD Development Centre 2001
Paper explores the policies and political context underlying the response of African countries to globalisation, with an emphasis on trade liberalisation. African countries have had mixed experiences with globalisation, with so...
Moving away from donor-recipient relations
S. Rylander / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1998
Synopsis of lecture by SIDA's Sten Rylander detailing the new Swedish policy toward Africa in the context of globalisation trends. The new policy emphasises cooperation based on equality and the rejection of the donor recipient attitu...
Reacting to global demand and supply: transnationalisation and its effect on think tanks?
D. Stone / Global Development Network 2000
This paper addresses the transnationalisation of think tank activity and the manner in which these organisations respond to emerging sources of demand in global and regional arenas. The article makes two main observations: ...
Locating the roots and motivations of relief strategies and how they can be integrated with complementary policies
S. Roy / City University, London 2000
This paper is focussed on contributing towards a fuller understanding of the relationship between debt relief and reduction of poverty in a political economy and historical frame. It unfolds the role of state and non state inst...
Moderation of inequitable integration caused by WTO requires formal democratic representation
S.P. Shukla / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2000
The aim of this paper is to analyse the evolution of the international trading system from its inception as GATT in 1947 to its latest incarnation as WTO. The study focuses on the adequacy or inadequacy of the system as it evolved and...
Determinants and patterns of migration are best explained at a structural macrolevel
D. Nayyar / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2000
This article initially takes a historical look at international labour migration over the past fifty years and draws a distinction between different categories of labour flows in the contemporary world economy. The article stre...
Internal demand management would arrest the worst excesses of globalisation and reempower nation states
A. Bhaduri / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2000
This article argues that the reason for the nation state existing is the ideology of nationalism. The article argues that nationalism is a complex notion which includes the society, the state and the economy. Each individual thus has ...
Increases in income inequality are not only caused by globalisation and skill-biased technologies
A. Singh; R. Dhumale / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2000
Changes in income distribution in advanced countries are usually attributed either to globalization (usually in the form of trade liberalization with low-wage developing countries), or/and to a skill-biased technology. A growing conse...
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University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh (ULAB)
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is a private liberal arts-based University in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh. ULAB incorporates the values of Liberal Arts and Sustainability into its curricula, through its General Education Department and its Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). ULAB is a research-intensive University, with multiple research opportunities for its faculty...
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...
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...
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)
German policitcal think tank and consulting agency. It operates in three major areas: improving the policy framework and problem-solving within the meaning of the parent foundation's objectives in the countries To this end the foundation representatives organize together with partner organizations or their own programmes and projects tailore...
Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)
Think Tank aiming to promote India's relations with other countries through study, research, discussions, lectures, exchange of ideas and information with other organisations within and outside India engaged in similar activities.
Grail Research
Market research organisation. Grail Research has offices in Massachusetts, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Noida, a satellite town adjoining the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Globality Studies Journal (GSJ)
Globality Studies Journal (GSJ) is an open access journal committed to interdisciplinary analyses of global history and society, global civilization and local cultures. It is published by by SBIGS, the Stony Brook Institute for Global Studies.
International Development Policy
International Development Policy is a peer-reviewed e-journal that promotes cutting-edge research and policy debates on global development. It publishes original contributions by researchers and reflective practitioners from developing, emerging and advanced economies. PolDev engages scholars and policymakers to analyze and debate development policies at the strategic, institutional and discursive...
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
The AOSIS eCPD® division offers accessible further education (CPD) for professionals. They form partnerships with various content experts to provide high-quality online CPD to different professional groups. In 2013 AOSIS OpenExperts™ was launched to address the need for effective scholarly society support. The company aims to provide clients with a comprehensive solution that...
Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI)
Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI) is a virtual research organisation. It works in the fields of education and research. In addition to research activities, CPI provides a  number of scholarships to the poor and meritorious students at various levels of education throughout the world.
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