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Wages and inequality in the Egyptian labor market in an era of financial crisis and revolution
M. Said / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This paper investigates the pattern of wages and wage inequality in Egypt over the period 1988-2012, a time of substantial economic and political changes, including the recent global financial crises and the January 25th 2011 revoluti...
A role for innovation prizes to support adaptation to climate change?
M. Marshall; L.O. Naess / Ideas to Impact, 2015
The aim of this paper is to examine the role of innovation prizes in supporting adaptation to climate change in the context of development, in view of two parallel trends: First, a growing interest in applying innovation prizes to int...
Stimulating solutions to energy access through the use of innovation prizes
S. Collings / Ideas to Impact, 2015
Ideas to Impact is a DFID-funded programme which is experimenting with the use of innovation prizes to solve development challenges. The programme covers three broad thematic areas: water and sanitation, energy access and climate adap...
Can innovation prizes help address water and sanitation challenges?
S. Tremolet / Ideas to Impact, 2015
This paper helps identify whether innovation prizes can be used to address intractable issues in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector and makes recommendations for potential innovation prizes across a number of problem area...
Innovation prizes: a guide for use in a developing country context
J. Ward; C. Dixon / Ideas to Impact, 2015
This report presents an analytical guide to assessing whether and why it is appropriate to use an innovation prize – defined as a financial incentive that induces change through competition – to solve a specific and pre-de...
"Lived poverty" can inform Swazi anti-poverty efforts
S. Kunene / Afrobarometer, 2015
Poverty continues to be a major challenge in Swaziland, exacerbated by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Almost two-thirds (63%) of the Swazi population were living in severe poverty in 2012. The Afrobarometer survey, which was conducted for the...
The welfare state of Mauritius: a critical appraisal
E. Phaahla / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2014
The subject of the welfare state remains a thorny subject. There is no unanimous agreement on the extent to which the state should go in alleviating the negative effects of the market on segmen ts of the population. The models of welf...
Political Economy Constraints for Urban Development
B. Carter (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Political economy constraints for urban development: What are the principal political economy constraints to promoting more functional, inclusive and economically viable urban area...
Pro-poor National Budgets
B. Carter (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Pro-poor national budgets: What national budget expenditure (especially in Africa and specifically Nigeria) has the most impact on poverty reduction and pro poor growth? ...
Children in Barbados and the eastern Caribbean: child rights - the unfinished agenda
United Nations Children's Fund, 2009
This report provides profile overviews of the socio-economic situation and main issues situation of children in ten Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean. The 10 SIDS are characterised by notable political stab...
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Wages and inequality in the Egyptian labor market in an era of financial crisis and revolution
M. Said / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This paper investigates the pattern of wages and wage inequality in Egypt over the period 1988-2012, a time of substantial economic and political changes, including the recent global financial crises and the January 25th 2011 revoluti...
A role for innovation prizes to support adaptation to climate change?
M. Marshall; L.O. Naess / Ideas to Impact, 2015
The aim of this paper is to examine the role of innovation prizes in supporting adaptation to climate change in the context of development, in view of two parallel trends: First, a growing interest in applying innovation prizes to int...
Stimulating solutions to energy access through the use of innovation prizes
S. Collings / Ideas to Impact, 2015
Ideas to Impact is a DFID-funded programme which is experimenting with the use of innovation prizes to solve development challenges. The programme covers three broad thematic areas: water and sanitation, energy access and climate adap...
Can innovation prizes help address water and sanitation challenges?
S. Tremolet / Ideas to Impact, 2015
This paper helps identify whether innovation prizes can be used to address intractable issues in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector and makes recommendations for potential innovation prizes across a number of problem area...
Innovation prizes: a guide for use in a developing country context
J. Ward; C. Dixon / Ideas to Impact, 2015
This report presents an analytical guide to assessing whether and why it is appropriate to use an innovation prize – defined as a financial incentive that induces change through competition – to solve a specific and pre-de...
"Lived poverty" can inform Swazi anti-poverty efforts
S. Kunene / Afrobarometer, 2015
Poverty continues to be a major challenge in Swaziland, exacerbated by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Almost two-thirds (63%) of the Swazi population were living in severe poverty in 2012. The Afrobarometer survey, which was conducted for the...
The welfare state of Mauritius: a critical appraisal
E. Phaahla / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2014
The subject of the welfare state remains a thorny subject. There is no unanimous agreement on the extent to which the state should go in alleviating the negative effects of the market on segmen ts of the population. The models of welf...
Political Economy Constraints for Urban Development
B. Carter (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Political economy constraints for urban development: What are the principal political economy constraints to promoting more functional, inclusive and economically viable urban area...
Pro-poor National Budgets
B. Carter (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Pro-poor national budgets: What national budget expenditure (especially in Africa and specifically Nigeria) has the most impact on poverty reduction and pro poor growth? ...
Children in Barbados and the eastern Caribbean: child rights - the unfinished agenda
United Nations Children's Fund, 2009
This report provides profile overviews of the socio-economic situation and main issues situation of children in ten Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean. The 10 SIDS are characterised by notable political stab...
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Africa Portal
The Africa Portal is an online resource that seeks to broaden the availability, accessibility and use of policy research on issues critical to the future of Africa. It is a collaborative project between the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). The Africa Portal offers a range of features including a Digit...
World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre)
The World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) was established as a legacy of the Rio+20 Conference to keep the commitment to inclusive and sustainable development alive. The RIO+ Centre works with governments, civil society and the private sector to inspire and inform policies and practices that lead to greater social, environmental and economic justice. As a global centre based in th...
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
KOICA was founded in1991, with a mission to fight against global poverty and has the goal of being Korea’s dedicated grant aid agency.
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) is the think tank of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research and analysis on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
Institute of Economic Growth, India (IEG)
The Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) is an autonomous, multidisciplinary Centre for advanced research and training. IEG's research falls into the following broad themes: agriculture and rural development environment and resource economics globalization and trade industry, labour and welfare macro-economic policy and mo...
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID)
The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID) research is investigating the political drivers of inclusive development, particularly how state capacity and elite commitment can emerge and be sustained, as well as how to support these processes. There will be a central focus on the role of power relations and dominant ideas in defining interests and shaping developmental for...
Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) unites Australia’s non-government aid and international development organisations to strengthen their collective impact against poverty.
Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA)
The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) is a global alliance and an initiative of the European Union (EU), launched in 2007 and coordinated by the European Commission (EC), aimed at strengthening dialogue and cooperation on climate change with developing countries most vulnerable to climate change and supporting their efforts to develop and implement adaptation and mitigation responses. It fo...
Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
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