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Africa economic brief - aging population challenges in Africa
A. Nabalamba; M. Chikoko / African Development Bank 2016
This brief describes trends in population ageing in Africa relative to those in economically advanced countries. It highlights the key drivers of the phenomenon, both globally and in the African context more specifically. T...
School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University
The School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM) of Tsinghua University was founded in 2000. As the first graduate school of public administration in China, the School’s mission is to become a world-class institution that actively engages in teaching, research, and consulting in global public affairs.
Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC)
Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC) is an inter-disciplinary and multifunctional institution of social science research and a consultative body directly under the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of China. Its undertakings cover research, information consultancy, publishing, education and training.
School of Social Development and Public Policy (SSDPP)
The School of Social Development and Public Policy (SSDPP) at the Beijing Normal University (BNU) integrates knowledge and academic strength from various disciplines among the social sciences, with a focus on empirical research and the implications of public policy, and pursues collaboration with the public sector, including governmental as well as academic exchange wi...
The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) is an academic organization and research center of the People’s Republic of China in the fields of philosophy and social sciences. CASS is now made up of 31 research institutes and 45 research centers, which carry out research activities covering nearly 300 sub-disciplines. At present, CASS has more than 4,200 s...
Development Research Center of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (DRC)
The Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC) is a policy research and consulting institution directly under the State Council, the central government of the People's Republic of China. Its major function is to conduct advanced research on the overall, comprehensive, strategic and long-term issues in the economic and social development, as well as relevant key and hot problems rela...
Research Center for International Development at China Agricultural University (RCID)
The Research Center for International Development (RCID) was built on the formative constructs cultivated through a long period of engagement in international development intervention in China and abroad by the Center for Integrated Agriculture Development (CIAD), and later the COHD. The RCID’s mission is to generate and disseminate knowledge, as well as to inspire and inform policy makers of p...
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA)
Economic Research Southern Africa is a research programme which is being funded by the National Treasury of South Africa.   The primary objectives of this research programme are:  To provide for the management of a research progr...
Child Underweight, Land Productivity and Public Services: A District-Level Analysis for India
S.S. Vepa; B. Viswanathan; R. Parasar; R.V. Bhavani / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
Though India’s rank has improved in the Global Hunger Index, contributed largely by the fall in the underweight rates for children, concerns of high level of undernutrition in predominantly agricultural pockets remain. This study...
Digital Commons@UM Carey Law
The Digital Commons@UM Carey Law is a service of the Thurgood Marshall Law Library. It showcases the research and scholarship of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. The Digital Commons provides open access to cutting-edge topics at the intersection of law and policy. In addition to scholarly articles and publications, it contains program newsletters, conference proceedi...
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Africa economic brief - aging population challenges in Africa
A. Nabalamba; M. Chikoko / African Development Bank 2016
This brief describes trends in population ageing in Africa relative to those in economically advanced countries. It highlights the key drivers of the phenomenon, both globally and in the African context more specifically. T...
Child Underweight, Land Productivity and Public Services: A District-Level Analysis for India
S.S. Vepa; B. Viswanathan; R. Parasar; R.V. Bhavani / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
Though India’s rank has improved in the Global Hunger Index, contributed largely by the fall in the underweight rates for children, concerns of high level of undernutrition in predominantly agricultural pockets remain. This study...
2016 Aid tansparency index
Publish What You Fund 2016
2015 was an important year for international development, with governments agreeing to the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the next fifteen years. It was also a critical year for aid transparency. Back in 2011, le...
Social protection and women's empowerment
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
Many social protection programmes, including cash transfers, safety-net oriented public works programmes and asset transfers, target women as main beneficiaries. As such, extending social protection to rural populations has great pote...
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...
Research on rural women's economic empowerment and social protection The impacts of Rwanda's Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation s has started a policy-oriented research programme on Social Protection and Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment which aims to: gain a better und...
Do dreams come true? Aspirations and educational attainments of Ethiopian boys and girls
Young Lives 2016
Most economic decisions that individuals take are forward-looking and are therefore shaped by the desire or ambition to achieve a goal. And yet, little is known about how aspirations shape decision-making. This paper partially address...
Income changes and their determinants over the lifecycle
Institute for Fiscal Studies, London 2016
What explains the variation in how income changes as people age? Using household panel data, the authors investigate the contribution of different time-varying factors in explaining variation in income changes over prime working-age l...
Progressive universalism? The impact of targeted coverage on healthcare access and expenditures in Peru
S. Neelsen; O. O'Donnell / Tinbergen Institute 2016
Like other countries seeking a progressive path to universalism, Peru has attempted to reduce inequalities in access to healthcare by granting the poor entitlement to tax-financed basic care without charge. The authors identify the im...
Sub-Saharan Africa’s growing population of older persons
United Nations Population Division 2016
The growing number of older persons in sub-Saharan Africa is a legacy of the high fertility that produced increasingly large birth cohorts during the twentieth century, as well as improving rates of survival to older ages. In 2015 the...
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School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University
The School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM) of Tsinghua University was founded in 2000. As the first graduate school of public administration in China, the School’s mission is to become a world-class institution that actively engages in teaching, research, and consulting in global public affairs.
Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC)
Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC) is an inter-disciplinary and multifunctional institution of social science research and a consultative body directly under the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of China. Its undertakings cover research, information consultancy, publishing, education and training.
School of Social Development and Public Policy (SSDPP)
The School of Social Development and Public Policy (SSDPP) at the Beijing Normal University (BNU) integrates knowledge and academic strength from various disciplines among the social sciences, with a focus on empirical research and the implications of public policy, and pursues collaboration with the public sector, including governmental as well as academic exchange wi...
The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) is an academic organization and research center of the People’s Republic of China in the fields of philosophy and social sciences. CASS is now made up of 31 research institutes and 45 research centers, which carry out research activities covering nearly 300 sub-disciplines. At present, CASS has more than 4,200 s...
Development Research Center of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (DRC)
The Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC) is a policy research and consulting institution directly under the State Council, the central government of the People's Republic of China. Its major function is to conduct advanced research on the overall, comprehensive, strategic and long-term issues in the economic and social development, as well as relevant key and hot problems rela...
Research Center for International Development at China Agricultural University (RCID)
The Research Center for International Development (RCID) was built on the formative constructs cultivated through a long period of engagement in international development intervention in China and abroad by the Center for Integrated Agriculture Development (CIAD), and later the COHD. The RCID’s mission is to generate and disseminate knowledge, as well as to inspire and inform policy makers of p...
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA)
Economic Research Southern Africa is a research programme which is being funded by the National Treasury of South Africa.   The primary objectives of this research programme are:  To provide for the management of a research progr...
Digital Commons@UM Carey Law
The Digital Commons@UM Carey Law is a service of the Thurgood Marshall Law Library. It showcases the research and scholarship of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. The Digital Commons provides open access to cutting-edge topics at the intersection of law and policy. In addition to scholarly articles and publications, it contains program newsletters, conference proceedi...
K-Developedia
K-Developedia is an open access repository that contains more than 35,000 resources on Korean development experience. Key features: K-Developedia allows users to free access to 35,000 full texts, photos, and videos on Korea’s development experience Resources include Korea’s policy document, development cases, comparative studies and developme...
Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR)
The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) is a Think-Tank whose mandate is to conduct research and analysis primarily, but not exclusively for policy formulation, implementation and monitoring. The Institute supports the Government, the Private Sector, Civil Society and other stakeholders in Zambia on evidence-based policy advice through conducting research and poli...
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