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Evaluation of downscaling and bias correction techniques to link climate and geo-hydrological impacts models
P. Marcoglian / Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change 2015
This document is the product P93c of GEMINA project that aimed to collect the main results from the application of bias-correction and weather generators techniques to climate simulations to estimate weather-related geo-hydrological i...
C40 Cities report examining the economic and other co-benefits of sustainable city projects.
2015
C40 Cities is a network of the world's mega-cities committed to addressing climate change. In recognition of the fact that the largest cities of the world are the primary contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions, the network ha...
Comparing emissions' mitigation efforts across countries
W. Pizer; J. Aldy; K. Akimoto / Center for Global Development, USA 2015
Metrics to compare climate change actions across countries are increasingly relevant as we transition to a program of periodic, unilateral pledges of domestic actions and policies, within international negotiations. The emergin...
Landmark UNEP report on improving the quality of sustainability reporting by private companies.
H. Thorsteinsdottir / UNEP Finance Initiative 2015
Through the use of resources and the production of waste and pollution, enterprises produce costs that impact long-term human and environmental systems. The scale of the problem is immense; the sectors analysed for this report are est...
Cultivating good practice in designing and implementing national monitoring systems for adaptation to climate change
P. Naswa; S. Traerup / The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) 2015
How can the monitoring and evaluation of climate change adaptation best use today's indicators and data systems to get a common understanding of measurable change? This paper examines the benefits of using data well in the cont...
Data Revolution Group
Data Revolution Group is the United Nations Secretary General's Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development, set up to offer inputs to shape “an ambitious and achievable vision” for a future development agenda beyond 2015 to succeed the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Their culminating report is: A World That Coun...
Who’s asking? Interviewer coethnicity effects in African survey data
Afrobarometer 2015
Face-to-face interviews constitute a social interaction between interviewer and respondent, yet research employing African survey data typically fails to account for the effect of shared ethnicity on survey responses. This paper finds...
Monitoring demographic indicators for the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): a review of proposed approaches and opportunities
S. Helleringer / International Union for the Scientific Study of Population 2015
Based on a review of available data sources and estimation strategies, this paper suggests that low and middle-income countries where complete vital registration systems do not yet exist, or cannot be established in a short time, shou...
Data mapping on ageing in Asia and the Pacific: analytical report
B. Teerawichitchainan; J. Knodel / HelpAge International Asia, Pacific Regional Development Centre 2015
Population ageing is an increasingly important demographic, social, and economic issue for researchers and policy makers throughout developing Asia prompting a need for data to monitor change and formulate evidence-based policies. The...
Data for Development: A Needs Assessment for SDG Monitoring and Statistical Capacity Development
J. Espey / Sustainable Development Solutions Network 2015
The discussion on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has renewed interest in strengthening the quality and availability of statistics for management, program design and monitoring performance. The Financing for Development Summi...
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Comparing emissions' mitigation efforts across countries
W. Pizer; J. Aldy; K. Akimoto / Center for Global Development, USA 2015
Metrics to compare climate change actions across countries are increasingly relevant as we transition to a program of periodic, unilateral pledges of domestic actions and policies, within international negotiations. The emergin...
Landmark UNEP report on improving the quality of sustainability reporting by private companies.
H. Thorsteinsdottir / UNEP Finance Initiative 2015
Through the use of resources and the production of waste and pollution, enterprises produce costs that impact long-term human and environmental systems. The scale of the problem is immense; the sectors analysed for this report are est...
Cultivating good practice in designing and implementing national monitoring systems for adaptation to climate change
P. Naswa; S. Traerup / The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) 2015
How can the monitoring and evaluation of climate change adaptation best use today's indicators and data systems to get a common understanding of measurable change? This paper examines the benefits of using data well in the cont...
Who’s asking? Interviewer coethnicity effects in African survey data
Afrobarometer 2015
Face-to-face interviews constitute a social interaction between interviewer and respondent, yet research employing African survey data typically fails to account for the effect of shared ethnicity on survey responses. This paper finds...
Monitoring demographic indicators for the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): a review of proposed approaches and opportunities
S. Helleringer / International Union for the Scientific Study of Population 2015
Based on a review of available data sources and estimation strategies, this paper suggests that low and middle-income countries where complete vital registration systems do not yet exist, or cannot be established in a short time, shou...
Data mapping on ageing in Asia and the Pacific: analytical report
B. Teerawichitchainan; J. Knodel / HelpAge International Asia, Pacific Regional Development Centre 2015
Population ageing is an increasingly important demographic, social, and economic issue for researchers and policy makers throughout developing Asia prompting a need for data to monitor change and formulate evidence-based policies. The...
Data for Development: A Needs Assessment for SDG Monitoring and Statistical Capacity Development
J. Espey / Sustainable Development Solutions Network 2015
The discussion on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has renewed interest in strengthening the quality and availability of statistics for management, program design and monitoring performance. The Financing for Development Summi...
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...
The data revolution: finding the missing millions
E. Stuart; E. Samman; W. Avis; T. Berliner / Overseas Development Institute 2015
For governments wanting to end poverty, steward sustainable environments and foster healthy, thriving populations one key element is impeding progress: data.  As many as 350 million people worldwide are not co...
Helpdesk Report: availability of school performance data and learning achievement
L. Bolton; J. Wright; T. Veale / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2014
This helpdesk report looks at available literature to answer the following questions: does the availability of school performance data have an effect on learning achievement? why and in what circumstances? ...
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Development Data
Developmentdata.org is a portal containing links to a host of databases and websites which provide in-depth development-related information. The site contains links to developing country data on inequality, trade, aid, education, agriculture, migration, health, FDI, population, governance and debt, and to websites that host and/or catalogue household survey data. The links take you...
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