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One in six of the rich world’s children is poor
UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre 2000
By comparing data from different countries, the new research asks what can be learned about the causes of child poverty and examines the policies that have contributed to the success of lower rates in some countries. In particular, it...
Policies and strategies for poverty reduction in Norwegian development aid: a review
A. Ofstad; E.N. Tjønneland / Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 1999
Paper provides an overview of Norwegian policiesand strategies for poverty reduction. It assesses Norway’s development aid policy in light of the renewed international donor emphasis on poverty and the ambition of assisting in re...
Will OECD/DAC targets be met? How is this related to economic growth?
L. Hanmer; J. Healey; F. Naschold / Overseas Development Institute 2000
Examines progress towards meeting the international development targets set by OECD/DAC in 1996: to halve the proportion of people living in extreme poverty by 2015. The authors forecast that: In developing count...
Progress of the World's Women 2000
United Nations Development Fund for Women 2000
Examines the progress of the world's women from the mid 1980s to the late 1990s. It concentrates on the economic dimensions of gender equality and women's empowerment in the context of globalization. It assesses women's progress using...
Free trade is good for the poor (mostly)
D. Ben-David; A.L. Winters / World Trade Organization 2000
Report argues that trade liberalization helps poor countries to catch up with rich ones and that this faster economic growth helps to alleviate poverty The report finds that: To alleviate poverty, developing econ...
Does more aid leads to poorer governance?
S. Knack / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2000
Good governance (in the form of institutions that establish predictable, impartial, and consistently enforced rules for investors) is crucial for the sustained and rapid growth of per capita incomes in poor countries. Aid dependence c...
Microenterprise and poverty: evidence from Latin America
M.B. Orlando; M. Pollack 2000
There are many unanswered questions regarding poverty in the microenterprise sector: Are microentrepreneurs and their workers poor? Who are the poor within the sector? Are households with a high dependency upon microenterprise-generat...
African Journals Online (AJOL)
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications 1999
The International Network for Scientific Publications (INASP) launched AJOL in 1998 with only 14 journals. By January 2004 it had over 175 African journals covering most subject areas. Journals included in AJOL are scholarly in...
Asian Development Outlook 2000
Asian Development Bank Institute 2000
Looks at the social challenge facing developing Asia as it enters the new millennium: improving the quality of life of the hundreds of millions who still live in abject poverty. It reviews the record of social progress so far, and ana...
Opportunity, empowerment, and security
World Development Report, World Bank 2000
The report builds on the view that poverty means not only low incomes and low consumption but also lack of education and poor nutrition and health. Based on the testimony of poor people themselves, and changes in thinking about povert...
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What are the causes of changes in income distribution in transitional and former Soviet countries?
O. Ivaschenko / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This article investigates the causes of huge changes in income distribution in the transitional economies of the Eastern Europe and former Soviet Union. The article finds that: there is a normal U-shaped relation...
Poverty trends in Russia: what do they look like?
A. Shorrocks / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This article explores poverty trends in Russia during the transition period. The article indicates that real incomes and growing inequality have characterised much of the reform era in Russia. Both have contributed to a higher level o...
Determinants of income inequality and its effects on economic growth: evidence from African countries
M.O. Odedokun; J.I. Round / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper investigates within an African context, the determinants of income distribution and inequality; the effects of inequality on economic growth, and the channels through which inequality affects growth. The article find...
Policies should consider growth and redistribution simultaneously: the case of Iran
V. Mahmoudi / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper provides a methodology that decomposes the change in poverty into growth and redistribution components. Subsequently the article provides an empirical application of the proposed methodology to recent data on consumption in...
What phenomena contributed to income inequality in Cote d'Ivoire
M. Grimm / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper proposes a microeconomic decomposition of the evolution of income inequality in Cote d'Ivoire in the 1990s. This allows for the disentangling of the simultaneous contributions of four types of phenomena to the evolution of ...
Education should be an essential component of any poverty-reduction strategy
E. Gundlach; J.N. de Pablo; N. Weisert / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper criticises a recent article of Dollar and Kraay which finds that schooling in the form of higher enrolment in primary education does not does not significantly effect the incomes of the poor once other factors are controlle...
How does globalization and liberalization effect economic growth, employment and poverty in Pakistan?
T. Anwar / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper examines how globalization and liberalization effect economic growth, employment and poverty in Pakistan. The article finds that: despite numerous highly attractive incentives offered to foreign investors, th...
Competing ideas about the role states should play in encouraging particular forms of development
C. Johnson; D. Start / Overseas Development Institute 2001
Paper addresses the ways in which politics and power affect pro-poor policy. An important point of departure in this literature, is the assertion that poor people are generally disadvantaged when it comes to influencing policy and are...
Approaches to understanding decision making in public resource allocation: an appreciation of institutional politics
A. Fozzard / Overseas Development Institute 2001
On what basis, and how, are decisions made regarding how public money should be spent? This paper, written by the Centre for Aid and Public Expenditure at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), summarises different budgeting theori...
Making European aid more relevant for the poor in Zambia
J. Carlsson; P. Chibbamullilo; C. Orjuela; O. Saasa / Overseas Development Institute 2000
Paper questions whether the policy and practice of European donors, or more specifically, members of the European Union (EU), is attuned to the fact that poverty reduction is the most pressing human issue in Zambia today. Paper asks: ...
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Vienna Institute of Demography
Advances in Aging Research
Advances in Aging Research (AAR) is an openly accessible journal published bimonthly. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of ageing research.
Infectious Diseases of Poverty
Infectious Diseases of Poverty is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing topic areas and methods that address essential public health questions relating to infectious diseases of poverty. These include various aspects of the biology of pathogens and vectors, diagnosis and detection, treatment and case management, epidemiology and modeling, zoonotic hosts and...
CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG)
Managers and policy makers in the Caribbean require knowledge of the likely impacts and hazards arising from climate change that are specific to their geographical location and that are relevant to their planning time-horizons (e.g. the short term, 2030s, or the longer term, 2080s). However, current climate model projections of the weather are of limited use in this respect due to scale and bia...
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA (MGNREGS)
This Society serves as an additional managerial and technical capacity to the Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the State. The society will: Receive, manage and account for the funds received from the MoRD & State Government. Strengthen the technical/managerial capaci...
The Pacific Community (SPC) (SPC)
The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. It is an international development organisation owned and governed by our 26 country and territory members.
The Ministry of Tribal Affairs
The Ministry was set up in 1999 after the bifurcation of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with the objective of providing more focused approach on the integrated socio-economic development of the Scheduled Tribes (STs), the most underprivileged of the Indian Society, in a coordinated and planned manner.
IPE Global Centre for Knowledge & Development (IPE CKD)
IPE Global Centre for Knowledge & Development (IPE CKD), is a dedicated entity promoted by IPE Global Limited for development research, dialogue, learning and innovation. Its purpose is to seek, develop and share innovative solutions to address the global challenges of development.
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Founded in 1946 as a not-for-profit organisation, AIR’s conducts and applies behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people's lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.
Pension Funds Online
Pension Funds Online, published by Wilmington Publishing & Information, is a source for detailed financial data and contact information on pension funds globally which helps firms working within the pensions industry to achieve their marketing and business objectives. It holds information on over 8,000 pension funds, providing details on key contacts, which asset classes they invest in and...
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