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Monitoring demographic indicators for the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): a review of proposed approaches and opportunities
S. Helleringer / International Union for the Scientific Study of Population 2015
This report reviews the indicators proposed by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) for the post-2015 SDG monitoring period that require access to population data or refer to demographic processes. It makes rec...
China's development finance to Africa: a media based approach to data collection
Center for Global Development, USA 2013
How big is China’s aid to Africa? Does it complement or undermine the efforts of traditional donors? China releases little information, and outside estimates of the size and nature of Chinese aid vary widely. In an effort to over...
Qualitative research on women's economic empowerment and social protection - a research guide
S. Pavanello; P. Pozarny; A.P. de la O Campos / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
The FAO's Social Protection and Rural Women's Economic Empowerment research programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization of th e United Nations (FAO) falls under FAO's Strategic Objective 3 of Reducing Rural Poverty and is deliv...
The time lag between a carbon dioxide emission and maximum warming increases with the size of the emission - India Environment Portal | News, reports, documents, blogs, data, analysis on environment & development
K. Zickfeld; T. Herrington / IOPscience 2015
In a recent letter, Ricke and Caldeira (2014 Environ. Res. Lett. 9 124002) estimated that the timing between an emission and the maximum temperature response is a decade on average. In their analysis, they took into account unc...
Alternative Estimation Methodologies for Macro Model: ECM vs. OLS
S.W. Buenafe; C.M. Reyes / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2001
This paper focuses on macroeconometric models and argues that they are a useful tool in analyzing the economy-wide or sector-specific effects of policy measures. Simulations using these models have enabled planners and policymake...
Who are opposed to free trade in the Philippines?
G. Pasadilla; C. Liao / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
In a democratic country, economic policies succeed or fail depending on the political support they receive. Open trade policies that were initiated and accepted years ago can be reversed in accordance with the government's free trade ...
A Review of Strategic Foresight in International Development
K. Bingley / Institute of Development Studies UK 2014
The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the published and grey literatures relating to the use of foresight-type approaches and techniques in policy-related work in international development. The review is guided by qu...
A House Full of Trap Doors: Identifying barriers to resilient drylands in the toolbox of pastoral development
Saverio Krätli; Brigitte Kaufmann; Hassan Roba; Pierre Hiernaux; Wenjun Li; Marcos Easdale; Christian Hülsebusch / International Institute for Environment and Development 2015
The theoretical framework for the scientific understanding of the drylands is almost the opposite today of what was mainstream in the 1970s, but the methodological infrastructure of analytical tools and practices is still catching up....
Helpdesk Report: availability of school performance data and learning achievement
L. Bolton; J. Wright; T. Veale / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2014
This helpdesk report looks at available literature to answer the following questions: does the availability of school performance data have an effect on learning achievement? why and in what circumstances? ...
How we...uphold editorial quality
L. Daniel; C. Fisher; Y. Kunaratnam / Institute of Development Studies UK 2009
For all knowledge and information intermediaries, the quality of the information they deal with is central to their work. At the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) over the last ten years, we have developed a range of Knowledge Se...
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Monitoring demographic indicators for the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): a review of proposed approaches and opportunities
S. Helleringer / International Union for the Scientific Study of Population 2015
This report reviews the indicators proposed by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) for the post-2015 SDG monitoring period that require access to population data or refer to demographic processes. It makes rec...
China's development finance to Africa: a media based approach to data collection
Center for Global Development, USA 2013
How big is China’s aid to Africa? Does it complement or undermine the efforts of traditional donors? China releases little information, and outside estimates of the size and nature of Chinese aid vary widely. In an effort to over...
Qualitative research on women's economic empowerment and social protection - a research guide
S. Pavanello; P. Pozarny; A.P. de la O Campos / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
The FAO's Social Protection and Rural Women's Economic Empowerment research programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization of th e United Nations (FAO) falls under FAO's Strategic Objective 3 of Reducing Rural Poverty and is deliv...
The time lag between a carbon dioxide emission and maximum warming increases with the size of the emission - India Environment Portal | News, reports, documents, blogs, data, analysis on environment & development
K. Zickfeld; T. Herrington / IOPscience 2015
In a recent letter, Ricke and Caldeira (2014 Environ. Res. Lett. 9 124002) estimated that the timing between an emission and the maximum temperature response is a decade on average. In their analysis, they took into account unc...
Alternative Estimation Methodologies for Macro Model: ECM vs. OLS
S.W. Buenafe; C.M. Reyes / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2001
This paper focuses on macroeconometric models and argues that they are a useful tool in analyzing the economy-wide or sector-specific effects of policy measures. Simulations using these models have enabled planners and policymake...
Who are opposed to free trade in the Philippines?
G. Pasadilla; C. Liao / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
In a democratic country, economic policies succeed or fail depending on the political support they receive. Open trade policies that were initiated and accepted years ago can be reversed in accordance with the government's free trade ...
A Review of Strategic Foresight in International Development
K. Bingley / Institute of Development Studies UK 2014
The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the published and grey literatures relating to the use of foresight-type approaches and techniques in policy-related work in international development. The review is guided by qu...
A House Full of Trap Doors: Identifying barriers to resilient drylands in the toolbox of pastoral development
Saverio Krätli; Brigitte Kaufmann; Hassan Roba; Pierre Hiernaux; Wenjun Li; Marcos Easdale; Christian Hülsebusch / International Institute for Environment and Development 2015
The theoretical framework for the scientific understanding of the drylands is almost the opposite today of what was mainstream in the 1970s, but the methodological infrastructure of analytical tools and practices is still catching up....
Helpdesk Report: availability of school performance data and learning achievement
L. Bolton; J. Wright; T. Veale / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2014
This helpdesk report looks at available literature to answer the following questions: does the availability of school performance data have an effect on learning achievement? why and in what circumstances? ...
How we...uphold editorial quality
L. Daniel; C. Fisher; Y. Kunaratnam / Institute of Development Studies UK 2009
For all knowledge and information intermediaries, the quality of the information they deal with is central to their work. At the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) over the last ten years, we have developed a range of Knowledge Se...
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Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group (GRADE)
The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group began in the year 2000 as an informal collaboration of people with an interest in addressing the shortcomings of present grading systems in health care. The working group has developed a common, sensible and transparent approach to grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations. The...
Research Excellence Framework (REF)
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). It will replace the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and will be completed in 2014. The REF will be undertaken by the four UK higher education funding bodies. The exercise will be managed by the REF team based at HEFCE and overseen by the REF Stee...
Development Data
Developmentdata.org is a portal containing links to a host of databases and websites which provide in-depth development-related information. The site contains links to developing country data on inequality, trade, aid, education, agriculture, migration, health, FDI, population, governance and debt, and to websites that host and/or catalogue household survey data. The links take you...
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