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Econometric Analysis of the Export-led Growth Hypothesis: Evidence for BIMP-EAGA Countries
F. Furuoka / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
This paper employs several econometric methods to test the validity of the "export-led growth" hypothesis in three BIMP-EAGA countries, i.e., the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Firstly, the study uses Johansen cointegration tes...
Inequality and spatial disparities in Tunisia
M. Kriaa; S. Driss; Z. Karray / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The analysis of spatial inequalities in Tunisia has been the subject of several research works but only at a regional level. However, this paper produces a new empirical analysis of spatial disparities at the “délé...
Women's land: reflections on rural women’s access to land in Latin America
Fundación TIERRA, Bolivia, 2011
The human rights of women are not yet fully respected despite the progress made in legislation at global, regional, and national levels. Apart from formal legislation, access to and control of land by women should be part of other mec...
Ethnic identity, informal institutions, and the failure to elect women in indigenous Southern Mexico
M.S. Danielson; T.A. Eisenstadt; J. Yelle 2013
This article argues that the low levels of descriptive representation of women in local political office in Mexico and Latin America is much more than a problem of the purported patriarchal cultures of indigenous and rural communities...
Peru’s deadly environment: the rise in killings of environmental and land defenders
Global Witness, 2014
The world’s attention was be on Peru December 2014, as governments from 195 countries convened in the capital Lima for the UN Climate Conference. As delegates negotiated a global deal aimed at averting catastrophic climate chang...
Land governance in Brazil: a geo-historical review
International Land Coalition, 2012
This paper examines the paradoxes of land governance in Brazil by putting them in their historical context, highlighting in particular the continuing subordination of peasant farmers’ interests to those of large landholders. It ...
Violations of indigenous peoples' territorial rights: the example of Costa Rica
Forest Peoples Programme, 2014
Costa Rica, the subject of this article, is an upper middle income country that is widely regarded as having a generally positive human rights record. It has also avoided the violent conflicts and political instability that have chara...
Integrated paradigm for sustainable development: a panel data study
H. Abou-Ali; Y.M. Abdelfattah / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
In the developing world, there is a clear trade-off between economic growth and environmental security. This paper states that the concept of sustainable development requires countries all over the world to use their natural resources...
Local employment growth in the coastal area of Tunisia: a dynamic spatial panel approach
M. Amara; M. Ayadi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Since the mid-1980s, Tunisia has conducted a structural adjustment program characterised by more privatisation and economic opening, yet this transition has created unequal growth in the employment opportunities between coastal and in...
How Successful Are Government Interventions in Food Markets? Insights from the Philippine Rice Market
R. T. Yao; G. E. Shively; W. A. Masters / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
This paper investigates the Philippine government's price stabilization policy for rice. Seemingly unrelated regressions are used to examine the effectiveness of the program at regional and national levels over a 21-year period (Janua...
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Econometric Analysis of the Export-led Growth Hypothesis: Evidence for BIMP-EAGA Countries
F. Furuoka / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
This paper employs several econometric methods to test the validity of the "export-led growth" hypothesis in three BIMP-EAGA countries, i.e., the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Firstly, the study uses Johansen cointegration tes...
Inequality and spatial disparities in Tunisia
M. Kriaa; S. Driss; Z. Karray / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The analysis of spatial inequalities in Tunisia has been the subject of several research works but only at a regional level. However, this paper produces a new empirical analysis of spatial disparities at the “délé...
Women's land: reflections on rural women’s access to land in Latin America
Fundación TIERRA, Bolivia, 2011
The human rights of women are not yet fully respected despite the progress made in legislation at global, regional, and national levels. Apart from formal legislation, access to and control of land by women should be part of other mec...
Ethnic identity, informal institutions, and the failure to elect women in indigenous Southern Mexico
M.S. Danielson; T.A. Eisenstadt; J. Yelle 2013
This article argues that the low levels of descriptive representation of women in local political office in Mexico and Latin America is much more than a problem of the purported patriarchal cultures of indigenous and rural communities...
Peru’s deadly environment: the rise in killings of environmental and land defenders
Global Witness, 2014
The world’s attention was be on Peru December 2014, as governments from 195 countries convened in the capital Lima for the UN Climate Conference. As delegates negotiated a global deal aimed at averting catastrophic climate chang...
Land governance in Brazil: a geo-historical review
International Land Coalition, 2012
This paper examines the paradoxes of land governance in Brazil by putting them in their historical context, highlighting in particular the continuing subordination of peasant farmers’ interests to those of large landholders. It ...
Violations of indigenous peoples' territorial rights: the example of Costa Rica
Forest Peoples Programme, 2014
Costa Rica, the subject of this article, is an upper middle income country that is widely regarded as having a generally positive human rights record. It has also avoided the violent conflicts and political instability that have chara...
Integrated paradigm for sustainable development: a panel data study
H. Abou-Ali; Y.M. Abdelfattah / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
In the developing world, there is a clear trade-off between economic growth and environmental security. This paper states that the concept of sustainable development requires countries all over the world to use their natural resources...
Local employment growth in the coastal area of Tunisia: a dynamic spatial panel approach
M. Amara; M. Ayadi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Since the mid-1980s, Tunisia has conducted a structural adjustment program characterised by more privatisation and economic opening, yet this transition has created unequal growth in the employment opportunities between coastal and in...
How Successful Are Government Interventions in Food Markets? Insights from the Philippine Rice Market
R. T. Yao; G. E. Shively; W. A. Masters / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
This paper investigates the Philippine government's price stabilization policy for rice. Seemingly unrelated regressions are used to examine the effectiveness of the program at regional and national levels over a 21-year period (Janua...
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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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