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Detailed breakdown of the impact of various economic reforms on different sectors of society
S. Wangwe / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1997
The aim of the study was to identify and analyse the impacts of economic reform programmes and policies on poverty alleviation. In particular it examined how economic reforms impinge on poverty alleviation (directly or indirectly) in Tanzan...
Conceptualising an Islamic approach to poverty alleviation
M. H. Sahibzada / Institute of Policy Studies, Pakistan 1997
Any scheme of poverty alleviation will be judged for its impact on the intended clientele group, in the background of the overall government policies and plans, more particularly at the macro level. It is the macroeconomic and fiscal ...
Globalisation and Income Inequality in Uganda
A. Bigsten / OECD Development Centre 2000
Reviews the evolution of Uganda’s income distribution and poverty since the early 1980s, and assess the role that global factors played in the process.
Globalisation, poverty and inequality in Zambia during the 1990s
N. McCulloch; B. Baulch; M. Cherel-Robson / OECD Development Centre 2000
Zambia has undergone a dramatic transformation of economic policy during the 1990s. The election in 1991 of the Movement for Multi-party Democracy government saw the introduction of a series of major economic reforms designed to trans...
Comparative experience of globalisation in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines
M. Pangestu / OECD Development Centre 2001
The paper focuses on four Southeast Asian economies, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. It looks at the underlying factors explaining the variance between the experience of these countries. The factors considered are i...
Globalization, poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: a political economy appraisal
Y. Tsikata / OECD Development Centre 2001
Paper explores the policies and political context underlying the response of African countries to globalisation, with an emphasis on trade liberalisation. African countries have had mixed experiences with globalisation, with so...
Technological transformation and rural industrialisation: a must in promoting agricultural productivity and non-farm employment
Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 2000
This article suggests that the crucial impetus for promoting agricultural productivity and non-farm employment, in Tanzania, would have to come from a technological transformation of the agricultural sector and rural industrialisation...
The changing face of aid: an historical analysis
K. Matlosa / Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe 1999
The paper examines historical trends and patterns of aid and unravels its interface with development and democracy in Lesotho. It identifies three different periods and considers the characteristics of each. Finds that: 1966-19...
Dealing with the AIDS pandemic: analysis of the current situation and recommendations for future research
J. Collins; B. Rau / United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development 2000
The first section of this paper considers AIDS in the context of widespread and worsening poverty. It identifies two strategies used by people to improve their income that exacerbate the spread of AIDS: firstly migration in search of ...
50% of households can not meet their food requirements from their own sources, nor can they buy the required amount of food.
R.K. Menon; D. Mallick; A.S. Khan; S.K. Bala; G. Jilani; A.A. Rahman; S. Huq / Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies 2000
The study's objectives were: Assessing the availability and quantity of foodgrains in the selected markets in three districts Assessing the temporal and locational variation of prices of foodgrains at different...
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Africa’s youth employment challenge: new perspectives | IDS Bulletin Vol 48, No 3
S. Ayele (ed); S. Khan (ed); J. Sumberg (ed) / Institute of Development Studies UK 2017
Youth and employment concepts are not new to development discourse in sub-Saharan Africa but over the last decade interest has increased dramatically, becoming a much more important focus for policy, intervention and research througho...
Pension funds in Chile: bringing the state back in
A. Ząbkowicz / Institute of Economic Research, Poland / Instytut Badań Gospodarczych 2017
The Chilean reform pioneered a shift in old-age security systems away from public pension schemes on the pay-as-you-go (PAYG) basis towards individual pension schemes on capital basis and found followers in the 1990s, mostly a...
MGNREGA in Tamil Nadu: A Story of Success and Transformation?
Grace Carswell; G. De Neve / Wiley Online Library 2014
Social protection has emerged as a key driver of development policy at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It is widely considered a ‘good thing’ that has the potential not only to alleviate poverty and vulnerability,...
Social protection and wellbeing: Food security in Adivasi communities, Chhattisgarh, India
Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways, University of Bath 2014
Despite economic growth, persistent levels of absolute poverty remain across the world. Social protection is an important response to this, guaranteeing a basic level of income support. The state of Chhattisgarh, India, provides an in...
The education motive for migrant remittances: theory and evidence from India
M. Delpierre; A. Dupuy; M. Tenikue; B. Verheyden / Institute of Labor Economics, Bonn 2017
This paper analyses the impact of anticipated old age support, provided by children to parents, on intra-family transfers and education. The authors highlight an education motive for remittances, according to which migrants ha...
Labouring for global markets: Conceptualising labour agency in global production networks
Grace Carswell; G. De Neve / Elsevier 2017
This article starts with the recognition that labour has received less than its fair share of empirical and analytical attention in scholarship on global production networks. Little is known about how jobs for export markets fit into ...
Explaining low employment rates among older women in urban China
W. Jin / Institute for Fiscal Studies, London 2017
In China, the employment rate among middle-aged and older urban residents is exceptionally low. For example, 27% of 55-64-year-old urban women were in work in 2013, compared to more than 50% in UK, Thailand and Philippines. ...
Transitions in late-life living arrangements and socio-economic conditions of the elderly in Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia
A. Angeli; M. Novelli / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2017
Middle East and North Africa’s demographic trends reveal together a growing ageing population and an exceptional growth of the youth population. Increasing elderly population leads to significant consequences for the cost...
Family support for older persons in Thailand: challenges and opportunities
J. Knodel; B. Teerawichitchainan / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan 2017
Population ageing and the wellbeing of older persons are major emerging challenges for families, communities, and government in Thailand as in much of Asia. Traditionally, support and care for the elderly are met within the fa...
Legal status and deprivation in India’s urban slums: an analysis of two decades of National Sample Survey Data
L.B. Nolan; D.E. Bloom; R. Subbaraman 2017
In India, 52–98 million people live in urban slums, and 59% of slums are “non-notified” or lack legal recognition by the government. In this paper, the authors use data on 2,901 slums from four waves of the Nati...
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