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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...
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...
Transformations for sustainable development: promoting environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2016
Asia and the Pacific is a dynamic region. Regional megatrends, such as urbanization, economic and trade integration and rising incomes and changing consumption patterns, are transforming its societies and economies while multiplying t...
Rapid fragility and migration assessment for Ethiopia
B. Carter; B. Rohwerder / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre 2016
This report is based on 24 days of desk-based research and provides a short synthesis of the literature on fragility and migration in relation to Ethiopia. It is difficult to obtain an accurate picture of the migration situatio...
South-South cooperation: mapping new frontiers
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
Ideological solidarity apart, what has imparted an added traction and resonance to South-South Cooperation is a marked increase in intra-South trade, investment and developmental cooperation. The 2008 global economic slowdown, by defa...
Universal social pension: feasibility in the Philippines
HelpAge International 2016
Levels of poverty, vulnerability and inequality remain high in the Philippines despite positive economic growth in recent years. Social protection is a critical tool for ensuring that growth is in-clusive, yet existing policies in the...
The Philippine social pension at four years: insights and recommendations
HelpAge International 2016
Despite relatively sustained economic growth in recent years, levels of poverty and inequality in the Philippines have remained stagnant. This brings into focus the role of the social protection system to provide stronger protection a...
Collaborating for women’s economic, social and political empowerment: India and Africa
Knowledge Partnership Programme 2015
Over one third of the world’s poor reside in Africa and though over the last century African countries have made significant strides in promoting gender equity, the equality in society in terms of access and control over family,...
Gender at work: a companion to the World Deveopment Report on jobs
World Bank 2013
Globally, fewer than half of women have jobs, compared with almost four-fifths of men. Girls and women still learn less, earn less, and have far fewer assets and opportunities. They farm smaller plots, work in less profitable sectors,...
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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...
Transformations for sustainable development: promoting environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2016
Asia and the Pacific is a dynamic region. Regional megatrends, such as urbanization, economic and trade integration and rising incomes and changing consumption patterns, are transforming its societies and economies while multiplying t...
Rapid fragility and migration assessment for Ethiopia
B. Carter; B. Rohwerder / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre 2016
This report is based on 24 days of desk-based research and provides a short synthesis of the literature on fragility and migration in relation to Ethiopia. It is difficult to obtain an accurate picture of the migration situatio...
South-South cooperation: mapping new frontiers
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
Ideological solidarity apart, what has imparted an added traction and resonance to South-South Cooperation is a marked increase in intra-South trade, investment and developmental cooperation. The 2008 global economic slowdown, by defa...
Universal social pension: feasibility in the Philippines
HelpAge International 2016
Levels of poverty, vulnerability and inequality remain high in the Philippines despite positive economic growth in recent years. Social protection is a critical tool for ensuring that growth is in-clusive, yet existing policies in the...
The Philippine social pension at four years: insights and recommendations
HelpAge International 2016
Despite relatively sustained economic growth in recent years, levels of poverty and inequality in the Philippines have remained stagnant. This brings into focus the role of the social protection system to provide stronger protection a...
Collaborating for women’s economic, social and political empowerment: India and Africa
Knowledge Partnership Programme 2015
Over one third of the world’s poor reside in Africa and though over the last century African countries have made significant strides in promoting gender equity, the equality in society in terms of access and control over family,...
Gender at work: a companion to the World Deveopment Report on jobs
World Bank 2013
Globally, fewer than half of women have jobs, compared with almost four-fifths of men. Girls and women still learn less, earn less, and have far fewer assets and opportunities. They farm smaller plots, work in less profitable sectors,...
Sharing of social sectors experiences in IBSA: assessment of initiatives and way forward
B. Pandey / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
The establishment of the India-Brazil-South Africa Trilateral Cooperation Forum (IBSA), formalised by the Brasilia Declaration in 2003 is a distinctive international trilateral development initiative to promote South- South cooperatio...
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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...
Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP)
The Center for Economic Research in Pakistan’s strategic objective is to help catalyse international quality economic research on Pakistan and inform policy and practice in the country. To achieve these goals, the organisation facilitates theoretical and empirical research relevant to Pakistan by domestic and global academia and bring together academic findings, policy advice, and focused debate....
Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF)
Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) aims to provide quality skills and vocational training opportunities to the poor and vulnerable populations of the fourteen target districts of Punjab in order to improve livelihood prospects for them. PSDF initiated its operations for the residents of four districts of southern Punjab i.e Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Muzaffargarh and Lodhran. In 2013, PSDF’s geo...
POPPOV / Population and Poverty Research Network
The PopPov network is a group of academic researchers, funders, and other stakeholders from around the globe that is interested in how population dynamics (population growth, decline, aging, etc.,) impact economic outcomes. The network is most interested in how population policies can be used for poverty reduction at the household level and economic growth at the country/state level. Th...
Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP)
The Institute for Economics and Peace is a think tank dedicated to developing metrics to analyse peace and to quantify its economic value. It does this by developing global and national indices, calculating the economic cost of violence, analysing country level risk and understanding positive peace.
Data Revolution Group
Data Revolution Group is the United Nations Secretary General's Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development, set up to offer inputs to shape “an ambitious and achievable vision” for a future development agenda beyond 2015 to succeed the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Their culminating report is: A World That Coun...
Centre for Equity Studies
CES was founded in August 2000 as an independent organisation engaged in research and advocacy on a range of social and economic justice issues in India. We examine the nature and causes of social injustice and inequity that befall the poorest sections of India to find ways to move towards a more equitable, humane and peaceful society. CES therefore seeks to influence and shape public...
KidsRights Foundation
KidsRights promotes the wellbeing of very vulnerable children across the world and advocates the realisation of their rights.
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