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Can aid bureaucracies think politically?: the administrative challenges of political economy analysis (PEA) in DFID and the World Bank
P. Yanguas; D. Hulme / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
The basic aim of all forms of political economy analysis (PEA) is to improve rates of project success through better diagnostics of reform challenges and operating environments. However, even though all aid donors have some personnel ...
Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)
NGO in India aiming to empowe marginalised and information-dark communities with digital literacy, access to digital tools and information-rich knowledge society ushered in by the Internet and the digital revolution. Aims: Access & Infrastructure: Providing people access to the Internet and making them digitally literate Governance &...
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
The IUSSP aims to promote the scientific study of population, encourage exchange between researchers around the globe, and stimulate interest in population issues. To further its mission, the IUSSP: organizes seminars and workshops to further scientific knowledge organizes training and distance-learning activities to improve the research cap...
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) was established in July 2004 as an autonomous research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The establishment of ISAS reflects the increasing economic and political importance of South Asia, and the strong historical links between South Asia and Southeast Asia. ISAS is dedicated to research on contemporary South Asia. The I...
Ideas to Impact
Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Ideas to Impact supports research and development in climate technologies for developing countries. Through the design and implementation of five innovation prizes, Ideas to Impact will test whether prizes can be designed to achieve significant benefits for marginalised and impoverished communities. It will do so by attracting and...
What does Brunei teach us about using Human Development Index rankings as a policy tool?
B. Michael (ed) / Social Science Research Network, 2014
The Bruneian Government has set an ambitious target to achieve a top 10 ranking on the UNDP’s Human Development Index (HDI) by 2035. To achieve its objective (described in a national strategy document called the Wawasan 2035), B...
Firm level data in the ERF region: research questions, data requirements and possibilities
I. Atiyas / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
This paper presents an overview of research that is done on the basis of firm-level data, to provide some thoughts on what sort of research questions would be fruitful for the ERF region (Arab countries, Iran and Turkey) to address. ...
Pathways of women's empowerment: building constituencies
Pathways of Women's Empowerment / Pathways of Women's Empowerment RPC, 2015
This thematic portal examines how women engage with policy change, and the building of alliances and coalitions, to bring about accountability. It also contains information on how to create demand for, and dismantle obstacles to, wome...
Employment efficiency and production risk in the Tunisian manufacturing industries
A. Heshmati; I. Haouas / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Tunisia is an importer of capital equipment, and given complementarities between capital and labour, employment is expected to rise. The purpose of this paper is to estimate a Tunisian labour demand function, incorporating the varianc...
An approach of combining empirical mode decomposition and neural network learning for currency crisis forecasting
M. Djennas; M. Benbouziane; M. Djennas / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The sudden currencies’ depreciation experienced by the European Monetary System, Latin America or Asia has prompted many studies seeking to model situations of vulnerability and exchange rate depreciation. This paper presents a ...
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Can aid bureaucracies think politically?: the administrative challenges of political economy analysis (PEA) in DFID and the World Bank
P. Yanguas; D. Hulme / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
The basic aim of all forms of political economy analysis (PEA) is to improve rates of project success through better diagnostics of reform challenges and operating environments. However, even though all aid donors have some personnel ...
What does Brunei teach us about using Human Development Index rankings as a policy tool?
B. Michael (ed) / Social Science Research Network, 2014
The Bruneian Government has set an ambitious target to achieve a top 10 ranking on the UNDP’s Human Development Index (HDI) by 2035. To achieve its objective (described in a national strategy document called the Wawasan 2035), B...
Firm level data in the ERF region: research questions, data requirements and possibilities
I. Atiyas / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
This paper presents an overview of research that is done on the basis of firm-level data, to provide some thoughts on what sort of research questions would be fruitful for the ERF region (Arab countries, Iran and Turkey) to address. ...
Pathways of women's empowerment: building constituencies
Pathways of Women's Empowerment / Pathways of Women's Empowerment RPC, 2015
This thematic portal examines how women engage with policy change, and the building of alliances and coalitions, to bring about accountability. It also contains information on how to create demand for, and dismantle obstacles to, wome...
Employment efficiency and production risk in the Tunisian manufacturing industries
A. Heshmati; I. Haouas / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Tunisia is an importer of capital equipment, and given complementarities between capital and labour, employment is expected to rise. The purpose of this paper is to estimate a Tunisian labour demand function, incorporating the varianc...
An approach of combining empirical mode decomposition and neural network learning for currency crisis forecasting
M. Djennas; M. Benbouziane; M. Djennas / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The sudden currencies’ depreciation experienced by the European Monetary System, Latin America or Asia has prompted many studies seeking to model situations of vulnerability and exchange rate depreciation. This paper presents a ...
How to insitutionalize evaluation?
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2009
Policy-makers are experimenting with billions of people’s lives on a daily basis without informed consent, and without rigorous evidence that what they do works, does not harm, and could not be achieved more efficiently through ...
Caribbean Regional Research Diagnostic: Climate Change and Development Research Capacities and Regional Priorities in the Caribbean
Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, 2012
This report supports the delivery of the Implementation Plan for the ‘Regional Framework for Achieving Development Resilient to Climate Change’ by documenting the knowledge gaps and information required and by providing an...
Health policy and legislation
A Gray; Y Vawda / Health Systems Trust, South Africa, 2013
In 2013, Parliament passed only one Act tabled by the Minister of Health, the National Health Amendment Act (12 of 2013). However, this Act was fundamental to the creation of an independent Office of Health Standards Compliance, a key...
An applied endogenous growth model with human and knowledge capital accumulation for the Turkish economy
E. Voyvoda; E. Yeldan / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
The main objective of this paper is to investigate and assess the interactions between knowledge driven growth, acquisition of human capital, and the role of strategic public policy for the Turkish economy. The paper presents a model ...
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Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)
NGO in India aiming to empowe marginalised and information-dark communities with digital literacy, access to digital tools and information-rich knowledge society ushered in by the Internet and the digital revolution. Aims: Access & Infrastructure: Providing people access to the Internet and making them digitally literate Governance &...
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
The IUSSP aims to promote the scientific study of population, encourage exchange between researchers around the globe, and stimulate interest in population issues. To further its mission, the IUSSP: organizes seminars and workshops to further scientific knowledge organizes training and distance-learning activities to improve the research cap...
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) was established in July 2004 as an autonomous research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The establishment of ISAS reflects the increasing economic and political importance of South Asia, and the strong historical links between South Asia and Southeast Asia. ISAS is dedicated to research on contemporary South Asia. The I...
Ideas to Impact
Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Ideas to Impact supports research and development in climate technologies for developing countries. Through the design and implementation of five innovation prizes, Ideas to Impact will test whether prizes can be designed to achieve significant benefits for marginalised and impoverished communities. It will do so by attracting and...
Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) unites Australia’s non-government aid and international development organisations to strengthen their collective impact against poverty.
Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Agricultural Growth Program (AGP)
The development objective of the Agricultural Growth Program (AGP) in Ethiopia is to increase agricultural productivity and market access for key crop and livestock products (these are those making up the bulk of current agricultural commodities in the selected woredas and including commodities selected for value-chain) with increased participation of women and youth (landless youth).
Development Ideas
Development Ideas is a space for thinkers and practitioners to learn, share and debate about international development—its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve. The group have published an essential reference book for scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy-makers: International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects  in...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)
German policitcal think tank and consulting agency. It operates in three major areas: improving the policy framework and problem-solving within the meaning of the parent foundation's objectives in the countries To this end the foundation representatives organize together with partner organizations or their own programmes and projects tailore...
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