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An analysis of political and institutional power dispersion: the case of Turkey
I. Tutar; A. Tansel / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
In developing countries, not only are the governments the largest employers but also the government budgets constitute the most important resource allocation mechanism. This study examines the effects of fragmented governments and fis...
From innovation system perspective: environmentally friendly technical change and small-and medium-sized enterprises
B.C. Erbas; P.C. Geylani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) impose a significant negative impact on the environment, as they play an important role in total production and economic growth in most economies. This paper analyses environmentally friendly...
Is there a triple dividend effect from a tax on fertilizer use?: a computable general equilibrium approach
A. Elshennawy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Given the wide spread excess fertiliser use by farmers in Egypt with serious repercussions for water pollution and contamination of agriculture goods, this paper assesses the magnitude of the double dividend from the imposition of a t...
Cost assessment of environmental degradation in the Middle East and North Africa region – selected issues
B. Larsen / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
This paper estimates the cost of inadequate potable water, sanitation and hygiene, outdoor air pollution, and cropland degradation in 16 countries of the Arab League. The paper pointes that the 16 countries under study represent great...
Wage inequality and returns to education in Turkey: a quantile regression analysis
A. Tansel; F. Bircan / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
An increase in wage inequality implies polarisation in the welfare distribution in the society. This paper studies male wages inequality and their relation to education from 1994 to 2002 in Turkey, using quantile regression model. ...
Does non-renewable energy utilization in Egypt generate net gain or net loss?
H.A. El-Deken; N. Farag; N. Hamdy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
In modern economies, it is unforeseen for any country to develop without sources of energy; however, net oil importers have recently faced a serious fiscal problems. In this respect, the current paper indicates that the Egyptian gover...
The impact of broadband infrastructure on economic growth in Egypt and some Arab and emerging countries
M. Badran / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Telecommunications networks play a vital role in today’s economies. This study aims at examining the impact of broadband infrastructure on economic growth in in 22 emerging and Arab countries during the period (1998-2008). ...
Food prices and political instability
R. Arezki; M. Brückner / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
It is often claimed by policy makers and the media that increases in international food prices put at stake the intra-state stability of the world's poorest countries. This paper examines the effects that variations in the internation...
The use of ICTs to express public outrage in Nigeria over child marriage
J Dada / Global Information Society Watch, 2013
Is public opposition to child marriage in Nigeria increasing? Despite the Nigerian Senate passing a law criminalising child marriage in 2003, only 24 of the 36 states have adopted the law. This concise paper, written by Joh...
Policy brief on gender equity and empowerment towards achieving the MDGs
CISLAC false 2012
In reaction to various international conventions and covenants on women’s equality, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Nigerian governments have undertaken legislative and administrative reforms to address multip...
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An analysis of political and institutional power dispersion: the case of Turkey
I. Tutar; A. Tansel / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
In developing countries, not only are the governments the largest employers but also the government budgets constitute the most important resource allocation mechanism. This study examines the effects of fragmented governments and fis...
From innovation system perspective: environmentally friendly technical change and small-and medium-sized enterprises
B.C. Erbas; P.C. Geylani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) impose a significant negative impact on the environment, as they play an important role in total production and economic growth in most economies. This paper analyses environmentally friendly...
Is there a triple dividend effect from a tax on fertilizer use?: a computable general equilibrium approach
A. Elshennawy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Given the wide spread excess fertiliser use by farmers in Egypt with serious repercussions for water pollution and contamination of agriculture goods, this paper assesses the magnitude of the double dividend from the imposition of a t...
Cost assessment of environmental degradation in the Middle East and North Africa region – selected issues
B. Larsen / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
This paper estimates the cost of inadequate potable water, sanitation and hygiene, outdoor air pollution, and cropland degradation in 16 countries of the Arab League. The paper pointes that the 16 countries under study represent great...
Wage inequality and returns to education in Turkey: a quantile regression analysis
A. Tansel; F. Bircan / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
An increase in wage inequality implies polarisation in the welfare distribution in the society. This paper studies male wages inequality and their relation to education from 1994 to 2002 in Turkey, using quantile regression model. ...
Does non-renewable energy utilization in Egypt generate net gain or net loss?
H.A. El-Deken; N. Farag; N. Hamdy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
In modern economies, it is unforeseen for any country to develop without sources of energy; however, net oil importers have recently faced a serious fiscal problems. In this respect, the current paper indicates that the Egyptian gover...
The impact of broadband infrastructure on economic growth in Egypt and some Arab and emerging countries
M. Badran / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Telecommunications networks play a vital role in today’s economies. This study aims at examining the impact of broadband infrastructure on economic growth in in 22 emerging and Arab countries during the period (1998-2008). ...
Food prices and political instability
R. Arezki; M. Brückner / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
It is often claimed by policy makers and the media that increases in international food prices put at stake the intra-state stability of the world's poorest countries. This paper examines the effects that variations in the internation...
The use of ICTs to express public outrage in Nigeria over child marriage
J Dada / Global Information Society Watch, 2013
Is public opposition to child marriage in Nigeria increasing? Despite the Nigerian Senate passing a law criminalising child marriage in 2003, only 24 of the 36 states have adopted the law. This concise paper, written by Joh...
Policy brief on gender equity and empowerment towards achieving the MDGs
CISLAC false 2012
In reaction to various international conventions and covenants on women’s equality, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Nigerian governments have undertaken legislative and administrative reforms to address multip...
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Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIF)
The Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) is a political science research centre.
GATEWAY
GATEWAY focus is on collecting, sharing and expanding knowledge on corruption assessment. It aims to allow those who wish to measure corruption to match their needs with existing diagnostic tools. The project involves: Collecting information on existing corruption assessment methods and tools; Providing tool users with a better understanding of...
MiniAid (MiniAid)
African Community of Practice (AFCOP)
AfCop's mission is to build African capacity to manage for development results through sharing experiences, networking and building strong learning relationships between practitioners in Africa and around the world. Its members bring this dialogue and knowledge-sharing to their countries through national AfCoP chapters across the continent.
Open Budget Initiative (OBI)
The Open Budget Initiative (Initiative) is a global research and advocacy program which seeks to promote public access to budget information and the adoption of accountable budget systems. IBP launched the Initiative with the Open Budget Survey—an analysis and survey that evaluates whether governments give the public access to budget information and opportunities to participate i...
Localis (http://localis.org.uk/)
Localis is an independent think-tank based in Westminster, dedicated to issues related to local government and localism. Since its formation it has produced research on a variety of issues including housing, the reform of regional government, innovation in services and local government finance.
Local government of Rwanda
Local government of Rwanda site. Declares as it's mission statement: 'Promoting the well-being of the population by good governance, community development and social affairs.
Research Programme on Democracy (Democracy as Idea and Practice)
Research Programme on Democracy (Democracy as Idea and Practice) is based at the University of Oslo. (website under construction - more details to follow)
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