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Researching the politics of service provision: a new conceptual and methodological approach
K. Pruce / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2014
Although politics is seen as critical in shaping the quality of service provision in developing countries, this recognition has yet to be integrated within a conceptual frameworks that shape research. The current paper indicates that ...
Making political analysis useful: adjusting and scaling
P. Yanguas / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2015
It is hard to make political analysis useful for practitioners. This paper demonstrates that political research tends to inject greater uncertainty into what would seem rather straightforward technical problems, but the answer is not ...
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 ...
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 ...
The NGO evidence principles 
British Overseas NGOs for Development 2013
Bond, the UK membership body for NGOs working in overseas development, has evolved a set of evidence principles for assessing the quality of NGO evidence, as part of its effectiveness programme. The principles are designed to ensure t...
A study using computer models to predict effects of climate change on human wellbeing
G. C. Nelson; M. W. Rosegrant; A. Palazzo / International Food Policy Research Institute 2010
This report addresses the potential scale and geography of climate change in order to identify which populations and areas will be most affected and to help policy makers facilitate adaptation. The research uses computer modelling bas...
How research brokers and intermediaries support evidence-based pro-poor policy and practice
Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa 2010
The 'Locating the Power of In-between conference' in Pretoria, South Africa in July 2008 shone a spotlight on the role research brokers and intermediaries play in evidence-based pro-poor policy and practice. This report of that...
Open licenses promise significant value for funders, grantees and for the public good
P. Malone / Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University 2009
This document examines the extent to which charitable foundations are aware of and have begun to use open licenses such as Creative Commons or the GPL.  It highlights examples where foundations have begun to take advantage o...
Greater economic benefits from pooling regional resources in East and Central Africa
J. You; M. Johnson / International Food Policy Research Institute 2008
This paper explains that given that many countries in the East and Central Africa region are small and face similar agro-ecological, climatic, and development challenges, relying on expensive national research and development (R&D...
Items 1 to 10 of 40

Items 1 to 10 of 40

Researching the politics of service provision: a new conceptual and methodological approach
K. Pruce / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2014
Although politics is seen as critical in shaping the quality of service provision in developing countries, this recognition has yet to be integrated within a conceptual frameworks that shape research. The current paper indicates that ...
Making political analysis useful: adjusting and scaling
P. Yanguas / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2015
It is hard to make political analysis useful for practitioners. This paper demonstrates that political research tends to inject greater uncertainty into what would seem rather straightforward technical problems, but the answer is not ...
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 ...
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 ...
The NGO evidence principles 
British Overseas NGOs for Development 2013
Bond, the UK membership body for NGOs working in overseas development, has evolved a set of evidence principles for assessing the quality of NGO evidence, as part of its effectiveness programme. The principles are designed to ensure t...
A study using computer models to predict effects of climate change on human wellbeing
G. C. Nelson; M. W. Rosegrant; A. Palazzo / International Food Policy Research Institute 2010
This report addresses the potential scale and geography of climate change in order to identify which populations and areas will be most affected and to help policy makers facilitate adaptation. The research uses computer modelling bas...
How research brokers and intermediaries support evidence-based pro-poor policy and practice
Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa 2010
The 'Locating the Power of In-between conference' in Pretoria, South Africa in July 2008 shone a spotlight on the role research brokers and intermediaries play in evidence-based pro-poor policy and practice. This report of that...
Open licenses promise significant value for funders, grantees and for the public good
P. Malone / Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University 2009
This document examines the extent to which charitable foundations are aware of and have begun to use open licenses such as Creative Commons or the GPL.  It highlights examples where foundations have begun to take advantage o...
Greater economic benefits from pooling regional resources in East and Central Africa
J. You; M. Johnson / International Food Policy Research Institute 2008
This paper explains that given that many countries in the East and Central Africa region are small and face similar agro-ecological, climatic, and development challenges, relying on expensive national research and development (R&D...
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