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Policy-based lending programs in the Philippines
M. Lamberte / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1994
Despite deregulation of the financial markets such as liberalization of foreign bank entry and branching, the government continues to directly intervene in the credit markets through several special credit programs. In the effo...
Decentralization of governance and financing of public roads in the Philippines in the 1990s
J Olsson / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
The main purpose of this paper is to describe and evaluate recent practices in Philippine transport infrastructure policies, with emphasis on market-oriented policies and decentralized governance. The researchers in this paper ...
Judicial activism as a tool for the actualisation of socio-economic rights in Nigeria: comparison with Indian and South African experience
M. B. Tanko 2015
Due to the provisions in the 1999 constitution which gives room for judge’s activism, it is sometimes said that judicial activism is the most viable route for the actualisation of socio-economic rights for Nigerian citizens. Thi...
Benefits (and losses) from rent control in the Philippines: An empirical study of Metro Manila
M.M. Ballesteros / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2001
This study examines benefits of rent control law in Metro Manila. The results show that rent control benefits are conditional to occupying a rent-controlled unit and on tenure. The benefits of rent control are found positive...
The expropriation and compensation system in Korea
Korea Development Institute 2014
For the last 60 years, the Korean economy has achieved an astounding development that is called “the Miracle of the Han River.” Korea was one of the world’s poorest countries at the time of the national liberation in...
Empowering drylands women
Drylands Development Centre, UNDP 2014
The Integrated Drylands Development Programme (IDDP) is a global UNDP initiative to promote sustainable development in the drylands, and advance the implementation of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. This topic brief highl...
Global goals, African realities: building a sustainable future for all
Africa Progress Panel 2015
The Africa Progress Report is the annual flagship publication of the Africa Progress Panel (APP). The report draws on the best research and analysis, and makes policy recommendations for African political leaders and civil society who...
Institutions and water – the vital connections
R.G. Manasan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2010
This policy note looks into the current two-tiered system of water governance in the Philippines. It argues that despite the presence of certain national-local interfaces among the institutions involved in water governance, the multip...
CARP institutional assessment in a Post-2008 transition scenario: implications for Land Administration and Management (LAM)
M. Ballesteros; F. Cortez / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2008
The objective of this paper is to present the land administration and management (LAM) issues on CARP and determine the necessary institutional reforms on LAM in view of CARP expiration in 2008. The paper discussed the adverse effects...
Multimarket modeling of agricultural supply when crop land is a quasi-fixed input: a note
R.M. Briones / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2011
Modeling of crop supply frequently adopts separate treatment of area and yield variables. The advantage of this approach is that it conveniently imposes the property of land being a quasi-fixed factor, at least on the aggregate. Given...
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Policy-based lending programs in the Philippines
M. Lamberte / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1994
Despite deregulation of the financial markets such as liberalization of foreign bank entry and branching, the government continues to directly intervene in the credit markets through several special credit programs. In the effo...
Decentralization of governance and financing of public roads in the Philippines in the 1990s
J Olsson / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
The main purpose of this paper is to describe and evaluate recent practices in Philippine transport infrastructure policies, with emphasis on market-oriented policies and decentralized governance. The researchers in this paper ...
Judicial activism as a tool for the actualisation of socio-economic rights in Nigeria: comparison with Indian and South African experience
M. B. Tanko 2015
Due to the provisions in the 1999 constitution which gives room for judge’s activism, it is sometimes said that judicial activism is the most viable route for the actualisation of socio-economic rights for Nigerian citizens. Thi...
Benefits (and losses) from rent control in the Philippines: An empirical study of Metro Manila
M.M. Ballesteros / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2001
This study examines benefits of rent control law in Metro Manila. The results show that rent control benefits are conditional to occupying a rent-controlled unit and on tenure. The benefits of rent control are found positive...
The expropriation and compensation system in Korea
Korea Development Institute 2014
For the last 60 years, the Korean economy has achieved an astounding development that is called “the Miracle of the Han River.” Korea was one of the world’s poorest countries at the time of the national liberation in...
Empowering drylands women
Drylands Development Centre, UNDP 2014
The Integrated Drylands Development Programme (IDDP) is a global UNDP initiative to promote sustainable development in the drylands, and advance the implementation of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. This topic brief highl...
Global goals, African realities: building a sustainable future for all
Africa Progress Panel 2015
The Africa Progress Report is the annual flagship publication of the Africa Progress Panel (APP). The report draws on the best research and analysis, and makes policy recommendations for African political leaders and civil society who...
Institutions and water – the vital connections
R.G. Manasan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2010
This policy note looks into the current two-tiered system of water governance in the Philippines. It argues that despite the presence of certain national-local interfaces among the institutions involved in water governance, the multip...
CARP institutional assessment in a Post-2008 transition scenario: implications for Land Administration and Management (LAM)
M. Ballesteros; F. Cortez / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2008
The objective of this paper is to present the land administration and management (LAM) issues on CARP and determine the necessary institutional reforms on LAM in view of CARP expiration in 2008. The paper discussed the adverse effects...
Multimarket modeling of agricultural supply when crop land is a quasi-fixed input: a note
R.M. Briones / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2011
Modeling of crop supply frequently adopts separate treatment of area and yield variables. The advantage of this approach is that it conveniently imposes the property of land being a quasi-fixed factor, at least on the aggregate. Given...
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Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIF)
The Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) seeks to integrate the study of national political systems (comparative politics) and the study of international politics (international relations). CIS research and educational activities thus concentrate on the complex interconnections between domestic, international and transnational political processes, structures and institutions. The...
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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