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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 ...
Monitoring and evaluation of policy influence and advocacy
J. Tsui; S. Hearn; J. Young / Overseas Development Institute, 2014
This report tackles the thorny area of monitoring and evaluating policy influence and advocacy projects. It reviews key debates in the area, including the tension between establishing contribution and attribution and different&nb...
The R&D scenario in Indian pharmaceutical industry
R.K Joseph / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2011
A set of policy reforms have been introduced in the Indian pharmaceutical sector since mid-1990s, aimed at incentivizing the private sector research and development (R&D). Patent reforms was the most significant policy reform. An ...
Nanotechnology development in India: an overview
A Kumar / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
Nanotechnology has been heralded as a revolutionary technology by many scholars worldwide. Being an enabling technology, it has the potential to open up new vistas in the field of Research and Development (R&D) in various multiple...
Language acquisition and power: a theoretical framework
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1999
Language acquisition refers to both learning and teaching a language. It might be argued that both learning and teaching are two sides of the same coin; that a teacher teaches a language while a learner learns it. Indeed, it wa...
Land tenure: issues in housing reconstruction and income poverty case study of earthquake-affected areas in Hazara
K Bengali / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2010
There are many commendable successes with respect to relief, recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation to assist the earthquake affected districts of North West Frontier Province3 and Azad Kashmir. The same, however, cannot be said ...
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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 ...
Monitoring and evaluation of policy influence and advocacy
J. Tsui; S. Hearn; J. Young / Overseas Development Institute, 2014
This report tackles the thorny area of monitoring and evaluating policy influence and advocacy projects. It reviews key debates in the area, including the tension between establishing contribution and attribution and different&nb...
The R&D scenario in Indian pharmaceutical industry
R.K Joseph / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2011
A set of policy reforms have been introduced in the Indian pharmaceutical sector since mid-1990s, aimed at incentivizing the private sector research and development (R&D). Patent reforms was the most significant policy reform. An ...
Nanotechnology development in India: an overview
A Kumar / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
Nanotechnology has been heralded as a revolutionary technology by many scholars worldwide. Being an enabling technology, it has the potential to open up new vistas in the field of Research and Development (R&D) in various multiple...
Language acquisition and power: a theoretical framework
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1999
Language acquisition refers to both learning and teaching a language. It might be argued that both learning and teaching are two sides of the same coin; that a teacher teaches a language while a learner learns it. Indeed, it wa...
Land tenure: issues in housing reconstruction and income poverty case study of earthquake-affected areas in Hazara
K Bengali / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2010
There are many commendable successes with respect to relief, recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation to assist the earthquake affected districts of North West Frontier Province3 and Azad Kashmir. The same, however, cannot be said ...
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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...
The Alliance for Useful Evidence
The Alliance for Useful Evidence champions the use of evidence in social policy and practice in the UK. It is an open–access network of more than 1,400 individuals from across government, universities, charities, business and local authorities in the UK and internationally.
Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group (GRADE)
The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group began in the year 2000 as an informal collaboration of people with an interest in addressing the shortcomings of present grading systems in health care. The working group has developed a common, sensible and transparent approach to grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations. The...
Research Excellence Framework (REF)
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). It will replace the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and will be completed in 2014. The REF will be undertaken by the four UK higher education funding bodies. The exercise will be managed by the REF team based at HEFCE and overseen by the REF Stee...
Evidence Informed Policy Network EVIPNet (EVIPNet)
EVIPNet is a network working to support evidence-informed health systems. EVIPNet takes the form of linked, but distinct country-based and regional networks. Africa, Asia and the Americas each host regional networks, which together work in 25 countries.  At the regional level EVIPNet is supported by the WHO regional offices and by small regional secretariats responsible for promoti...
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