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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...
A Provincial View of Economic Integration
Michael W Klein / International Monetary Fund Working Papers 1997
How integrated are national economies? In a world abuzz with the word globalization many might think that the answer to this question is very integrated. However, recent evidence from a number of different sources indicates that natio...
Adjusting to New Realities: MENA, The Uruguay Round, and the EU-Mediterranean Initiative
Patricia Alonso-Gamo; Susan Fennell; Khaled Sakr / International Monetary Fund Working Papers 1997
The MENA region, with the exception of the GCC economies, is lagging behind in trade liberalization. This delay has had a negative impact on production efficiency and consumer welfare and will become more costly given the increasing g...
Bhopal and Union Carbide incident
Corporate Watch 1999
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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...
Income poverty projections
D. Narayan; G. Prennushi; S. Cecchini / PovertyNet, World Bank 2001
Contains new estimates of global income poverty in 1998, new income poverty projections for the year 2015, and new information on income poverty and social indicators by region and country. The numbers show little progress in r...
Why are Think tanks proliferating and diversifying?
J.G. McGann / McGann Associates 2001
The article emphasises the remarkable proliferation of think tanks. This proliferation has been propelled by many factors. These include: Growing demand for information and analysis. In an increasingly complex, interdependent a...
Transparency, participation and decentralisation are required to resist the globalisation of corruption
S. Hawley / The Corner House, UK 2000
Deals with the globalisation of corruption. The article suggests that if corruption is growing throughout the world, it is largely a result of the rapid privatisation (and associated practices of contracting-out and concessions) of pu...
How does globalization and liberalization effect economic growth, employment and poverty in Pakistan?
T. Anwar / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper examines how globalization and liberalization effect economic growth, employment and poverty in Pakistan. The article finds that: despite numerous highly attractive incentives offered to foreign investors, th...
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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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