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Living Planet Report 1998
WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature 1998
Presents a quantitative picture of the sate of the world's natural environment and the human pressures upon it. Specifically, it presents WWF's Living Planet Index (LPI), a measure of the change in the health of the world's natural ec...
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...
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Being Poor and Becoming Poor: Poverty Status and Poverty Transitions in Rural Pakistan
B. Baulch; N. McCulloch / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
Conventional poverty profiles and poverty status regressions are often criticised by policy makers for telling them a lot about who the poor are, but very little about what to do to combat poverty. Essentially this is because the corr...
'Putnam in India': is social capital a meaningful and measurable concept at Indian state level?
R. Senna / Institute of Development Studies UK 1999
In a seminal and provocative book, Putnam argues that levels of trust, interest in public affairs and political participation are the most important explanatory features of the differential institutional performance across Italian reg...
Costa Rica: Policies and Conditions for Export Diversification
E. Rodrígues / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 1998
Over the last thirty-five years, Costa Rican exports (in dollars) have grown at an average annual growth rate of 10.8 per cent. In the context of an import substituting industrialization and subregional integration, exports grew at in...
Liberalization, Globalization and Income Distribution
G.A. Cornia / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 1999
Recent mainstream analyses of changes in income distribution over the post World War II period have concluded that income inequality within countries tends to be stable, that there is no strong association between growth and inequalit...
Poverty in India and Indian States: An Update
G. Datt / International Food Policy Research Institute 1998
A complete and updated series on poverty measures for India is presented spanning the period 1951–1994. The series are presented at the all-India level as well as for 15 major states, and for rural and urban sectors separately. K...
Poverty, inequality and growth in Zambia during the 1990s
N. McCulloch; B. Baulch; M. Cherel-Robson / Institute of Development Studies UK 2000
Paper reanalyses the household survey data from three out of four surveys carried out in Zambia in the 1990s, in order to chart the evolution of poverty and inequality during that decade. In addition, the economic policies pursued dur...
Coffee value chain analysis: importers and producers power ratio
R. Fitter; R. Kaplinsky / Institute of Development Studies UK 2001
This paper applies value chain analysis to an agricultural “commodity” which is in the process of significant change in final product markets. By focusing on the capacity of value chain analysis to map input-output relations...
Africa's growth tragedy : a retrospective, 1960 - 89
William Easterly; Ross Levine / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1995
Problems associated with Sub Saharan Africa's slow growth are low school attainment, political instability, poorly developed financial systems, large blackmarket exchange rate premia, large government deficits, and inadequate infrastr...
Annual ranking of national corruption
Transparency International 1999
This annual index is based on seven international surveys of business people, political analysts and the general public and it reflects their perception of corruption in 52 countries. Updated annually
Financial sustainablility for credit programmes: a travel survival guide
P. Kantor; C. Robinson / Sustainable Banking with the Poor ,World Bank 1997
This guide is intended for microcredit program managers and staff with little accounting and financial skills. The guide lays out the essentials of an income statement in a very user-friendly way to enable program officers to understa...
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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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