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Indicators on Forest Biological Diversity
Convention on Biological Diversity 1996
Drawing on previous research on biodiversity assessment and experience with criteria of forest quality, this paper suggests some principles for developing forest biodiversity indicators. It is important to place biodiversity assessmen...
Maize research impact in Africa : the obscured revolution: summary report
Elon Gilbert / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1994
Domestic causes of currency crises: policy lessons for crisis avoidance
H. Reisen / OECD Development Centre 1998
The recent currency crises in Latin America and Asia have hit countries with strong macroeconomic fundamentals but weak domestic financial systems. Private capital flows, attracted by disorderly financial liberalisation and exchange r...
Management Information Systems for Microfinance Institutions
Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest 1998
Address common pitfalls in MIS design by targeting the two key audiences involved in an MIS-information users and systems developers. Specifically, the MIS handbook: Defines information needs and flows; Identi...
Cost Allocation For Multi-service Micro-finance Institutions
B.S. Helms / Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest 1998
Presents a series of questions MFI managers should ask themselves about allocating costs and assets among costs centers. Using examples from the field and a hypothetical case called Microfem, the paper explores alternative answers to ...
The East Asian Currency Crisis: A Survey of the Debate on its Causes and Possible Solutions
S. Griffith-Jones; S. Pfaffenzeller / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
This survey looks into various explanations advanced for the international and national causes of the crisis, then looks into different approaches to crisis management and prevention In spite of all the uncertainty surrounding ...
Agricultural Statistics and Environmental Issues
Faostat, FAO 1996
Addresses particular environmental concerns in the context of the agricultural data which the FAO's Statistics Division compiles. Furthermore, it brings out clearly the importance of a strong statistical foundation on which to formula...
Implementing the 20/20 initiative
United Nations Children's Fund 1997
During the first half of the 1990s, goals and targets for infant mortality, child malnutrition, adult literacy and other social indicators were set at landmark world summits and global conferences. The report by the Development Assist...
Globalisation and wage inequalities, 1870-1970
E. Anderson / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
Paper studies the impact of globalisation on wage inequality in eight now-developed countries during the century prior to 1970, using the same dependent variable and methodology as research on the impact of globalisation since 1970. T...
From Lomé to the GSP: Implications for the ACP of Losing Lomé Trade Preferences
J. Kennan; C. Stevens / Institute of Development Studies UK 1997
The EC Commission is proposing that, following the expiry of Lomé IV, those ACP states not classified as least developed be offered the choice of either negotiating a free trade agreement (FTA) with the EU or having their terms...
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Participatory monitoring and evaluation: learning from change
I. Guijt; J. Gaventa / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
Development organisations need to know how effective their efforts have been. But who should make these judgements, and on what basis? Usually it is outside experts who take charge. Participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) i...
Skill, trade, and international inequality
A. Wood; C Ridao-Cano / Institute of Development Studies UK 1996
Heckscher-Ohlin trade theory suggests that greater openness tends to enlarge inter-country differences in stocks of skill (or human capital), which new growth theory suggests would cause inter-country divergence of per-capita incomes....
Poverty and environment: priorities for research and policy
T. Forsyth; M. Leach; I. Scoones / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
Objectives of this study are: (a) to provide an analytical overview of existing research and approaches adopted to address interlinkages between poverty and environment; (b) to identify gaps in understanding and potential conflicts be...
China's Unfinished Open-Economy Reforms: Liberalisation of Services
K Fukasaku; Y Ma; Q Yang / OECD Development Centre 1999
During the 1990s, China has experienced a surge in imports of services, particularly those of communication, insurance and other business services, despite the fact that the authorities have maintained a plethora of restrictive measur...
Participatory Governance: The Missing Link for Poverty Reduction
H. Schneider / OECD Development Centre 1999
Empowerment of the poor is one ingredient in effective poverty reduction. A demand-driven participatory approach enhances effectiveness and efficiency. Accountability is the central lever for participatory governance. Capacity buildin...
Economic Valuation Of Communal Rangelands In Botswana: A Case Study
A. Arntzen / International Institute for Environment and Development 1998
Aims to estimate the annual direct use value of an average hectare of the communal rangeland in Botswana, based on an anlalysis of secondary data. Exercise incorporates the three major direft uses, both marketed and non-marketed, of r...
Sampling Guide
Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project 1999
The purpose of sampling is to reduce the cost of collecting data about a population by gathering information from a subset instead of the entire population. Sample surveys are often the most feasible means of gathering the data requir...
Agricultural Productivity Indicators Measurement Guide
Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project 1999
Series of Title II Generic Indicator Guides has been developed by the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANta) Project and its predecessor projects (IMPACT, LINKAGES), as part of USAID's support of the Cooperating Sponsors in d...
Food Security Indicators and Framework for Use in the Monitoring and Evaluation Food Aid Programs
Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project 1999
Guide to assist in the identification of food security indicators to be used in the monitoring and evaluation of U.S. P.L. 480 Title II food aid programs. Effectively integrating food security indicators into the monitoring and evalua...
Gender, HIV/AIDS transmission and impacts: a review of issues and evidence
S. Baden; H. Wach / BRIDGE 1998
Reviews statistical data on gender specific effects of AIDS, and argues that gender analysis is central to a comprehensive understanding of HIV/AIDS transmission, because of its immediate relevance to sexual behaviour, which is the va...
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The Ministry of Tribal Affairs
The Ministry was set up in 1999 after the bifurcation of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with the objective of providing more focused approach on the integrated socio-economic development of the Scheduled Tribes (STs), the most underprivileged of the Indian Society, in a coordinated and planned manner.
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
The IUSSP aims is 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 knowledgeorganizes training and distance-learning activities to improve the research capacity...
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...
African Development Bank Data Portal
The AFDB Statistical Data Portal has been developed in response to the increasing demand for statistical data and indicators relating to African Countries. The Portal provides multiple customised tools to gather indicators, analyse them, and export them into multiple formats. With the Data Portal, you can visualise Socio-Economic indicators over a period of time, gain access to presentation-ready...
Department of Economics, Strathclyde University
University department. Research interests in the Department are wide-ranging, with particular emphasis on Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Regional Economics and Energy Economics.
Revista de Educação e Pesquisa em Contabilidade (RePEc)
Revista de Educação e Pesquisa em Contabilidade is an open access journal on education and research in accounting published in Brazil.
German Council for Social and Economic Data / Rates für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsdaten (RatSWD)
The German Council for Social and Economic Data (RatSWD) is an independent body of empirical researchers from universities, colleges, and other independent research institutions as well as representatives of important data producers and service centres. Working papers series deal primarily with the organisation of Germany’s official statistical system, government agency research,...
The Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon
The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University provide a range of academic undergraduate, graduate and MBA programmes. The research side of the school spans all of the functional areas of business and economics. The school’s graduate business research centers include: Carnegie Bosch Institute for Applied Studies in International Management...
Gapminder is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels. Gapminder is an operating foundation that provides sevices as defined by the board, s...
Luxembourg Income Study (LIS)
The Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) is a cross-national data archive located in Luxembourg. The LIS archive contains two primary databases. The LIS Database includes income microdata from a large number of countries at multiple points in time. The newer LWS Database includes wealth microdata from a smaller selection of countries. Both databases include labour market and demographic data as wel...
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