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Young women’s household bargaining power in marriage and parenthood in Ethiopia
N. Chuta / Young Lives 2017
In Ethiopian government policy, marriage under the age of 18 is considered ‘early marriage’ or ‘child marriage’ and is categorised as a harmful traditional practice. Efforts to tackle harmful traditional pr...
The politics of promoting social protection in Zambia
K. Pruce; S. Hickey / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2017
The rise of the social protection agenda in Zambia over the past few years seems in some ways to fit with mainstream accounts of how welfare states are likely to emergein developing countries, particularly in terms of the links to ele...
Egypt’s new IMF deal comes with a huge price tag for human rights
M. el-Badrawi; A. Corkery / Bretton Woods Project 2017
The government of Egypt has sealed a loan deal with the IMF following four years of negotiations. The impacts of the structural adjustment reforms associated with the loan raise strong human rights concerns, particularly for t...
Population aging in India: facts, issues, and options
Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn 2016
India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes. Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 an...
Eliminating child labour, achieving inclusive economic growth
World Vision 2016
Whilst weak and unequal economic growth can also lead to child labour through its impact on poverty and labour markets, this report seeks to address the issue from a new angle: showing that eliminating child labour can in itse...
The interplay between community, household and child level influences on trajectories to early marriage in Ethiopia
A. Pankhurst; A. Tiumelissan; N. Chuta / Young Lives 2016
Child marriage is a global concern and a priority issue for the African Union; the Ethiopian government has devised a strategy to eliminate the practice by 2025. This paper analyses Young Lives survey and qualit...
Parental background and child human capital development throughout childhood and adolescence: evidence from four low- and middle-income countries
A. Georgiadis / Young Lives 2017
Although there are a vast number of empirical studies documenting a strong positive link between parental socio-economic status (SES) and child outcomes, we do not know whether these associations remain robust when other paren...
Fostering inclusive growth in Malaysia
S. Nixon; H. Asada; V. Koen / Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development 2017
Malaysia has followed a comparatively equitable development path, largely eliminating absolute poverty and greatly reduced ethnic inequality. Income and wealth inequality have gradually declined since the mid-1970s. With the &...
How effective are CCTs in low income settings? A review exploring factors impacting on programme outcomes in Honduras and Nicaragua
S. Diepeveen; C. Van Stolk / RAND Corporation 2012
Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programmes have been evaluated extensively and show by and large an increase of consumption amongst beneficiaries resulting in sometimes substantial reductions in poverty. Nonetheless important question...
Pro-Poor Access to Green Electricity in Kenya
A. Pueyo / Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
Is Kenya on track to follow an electrification strategy that is green and pro-poor? What are the main challenges to following this path? The two questions guiding this study are particularly relevant in a country with exceptional rene...
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Egypt’s new IMF deal comes with a huge price tag for human rights
M. el-Badrawi; A. Corkery / Bretton Woods Project 2017
The government of Egypt has sealed a loan deal with the IMF following four years of negotiations. The impacts of the structural adjustment reforms associated with the loan raise strong human rights concerns, particularly for t...
Population aging in India: facts, issues, and options
Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn 2016
India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes. Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 an...
Eliminating child labour, achieving inclusive economic growth
World Vision 2016
Whilst weak and unequal economic growth can also lead to child labour through its impact on poverty and labour markets, this report seeks to address the issue from a new angle: showing that eliminating child labour can in itse...
The interplay between community, household and child level influences on trajectories to early marriage in Ethiopia
A. Pankhurst; A. Tiumelissan; N. Chuta / Young Lives 2016
Child marriage is a global concern and a priority issue for the African Union; the Ethiopian government has devised a strategy to eliminate the practice by 2025. This paper analyses Young Lives survey and qualit...
Parental background and child human capital development throughout childhood and adolescence: evidence from four low- and middle-income countries
A. Georgiadis / Young Lives 2017
Although there are a vast number of empirical studies documenting a strong positive link between parental socio-economic status (SES) and child outcomes, we do not know whether these associations remain robust when other paren...
Fostering inclusive growth in Malaysia
S. Nixon; H. Asada; V. Koen / Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development 2017
Malaysia has followed a comparatively equitable development path, largely eliminating absolute poverty and greatly reduced ethnic inequality. Income and wealth inequality have gradually declined since the mid-1970s. With the &...
How effective are CCTs in low income settings? A review exploring factors impacting on programme outcomes in Honduras and Nicaragua
S. Diepeveen; C. Van Stolk / RAND Corporation 2012
Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programmes have been evaluated extensively and show by and large an increase of consumption amongst beneficiaries resulting in sometimes substantial reductions in poverty. Nonetheless important question...
Pro-Poor Access to Green Electricity in Kenya
A. Pueyo / Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
Is Kenya on track to follow an electrification strategy that is green and pro-poor? What are the main challenges to following this path? The two questions guiding this study are particularly relevant in a country with exceptional rene...
Water, Megacities and global change: portraits of 15 emblematic cities of the world
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 2016
Numerous studies have explored urban growth and the emergence of the megapolitan phenomenon through increasing growth in the number of cities with over 10 million inhabitants. Similarly, the processes of climate change are also the su...
Averting ‘New Variant Famine’ in Southern Africa: building food-secure rural livelihoods with AIDS-affected young people
N. Ansell / Department for International Development, UK 2009
Southern Africa is experiencing the world’s highest HIV prevalence rates alongside recurrent food crises. This has prompted scholars to hypothesise a 'New Variant Famine' in which inability to access food is driven by the effects...
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Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) (IESE)
IESE is an independent Mozambican nonprofit organisation, which conducts and promotes interdisciplinary scientific research on problems of social and economic development in Mozambique and Southern Africa. Website is in Portuguese.
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
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...
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