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Detailed breakdown of the impact of various economic reforms on different sectors of society
S. Wangwe / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1997
The aim of the study was to identify and analyse the impacts of economic reform programmes and policies on poverty alleviation. In particular it examined how economic reforms impinge on poverty alleviation (directly or indirectly) in Tanzan...
Firm-level clustering: a means to improve operational competitiveness?
J. Barnes; M. Morris / School of Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa 2000
The Industrial Restructuring Project (IRP) aims at supporting industrial policy in South Africa at the national, provincial and local levels. Important features: Focuses on critical issues that are impacting on t...
Process of integration must not be too ambitious too early
S.M. Wangwe / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1995
Examination of the impact of economic integration on a broad range of distinct sectors. Includes: agriculture; mining; wildlife; transport; health; education; construction; tourism and labour markets. Provides recommendations f...
Moderation of inequitable integration caused by WTO requires formal democratic representation
S.P. Shukla / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2000
The aim of this paper is to analyse the evolution of the international trading system from its inception as GATT in 1947 to its latest incarnation as WTO. The study focuses on the adequacy or inadequacy of the system as it evolved and...
Why poor infra-structure is the main impediment for intra-Africa trade
R. Longo; K. Sekkat / OECD Development Centre 2001
Analyses the determinants of intra-African trade (IAT) to assess the potential obstacles to greater sub-regional trade. Finds that infrastructure, particularly poor telecommunication networks and weak transport c...
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...
Alternatives to IPR
Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration formerly RAFI 2000
Paper argues that public research institutes have not thought through their context, or their choices. They have taken the path of least resistance and followed the IP trail. There are at least 28 specific policy initiatives they shou...
Public health sensitive options for LDCs in formulating their national legislation to conform with the provisions of TRIPs
C. Correa / South Centre 2000
This document presents options for the design and implementation of public-health-sensitive patent policies in developing countries. It examines approaches to selected issues in patent law that may help to strike a balance between the...
How government policy can impact on food security
C. Stevens / Institute of Development Studies UK 2001
The link between multilateral rules and the food security of individuals is often indirect, and the data required to forecast the effects of change are often lacking. This Briefing provides a road map from the deliberations in Geneva ...
IPR literature review
G. Dutfield / Department for International Development, UK 2000
The references are arranged by the following subject areas: general texts agricultural development and food security biodiversity and the environment IPRs and biotechnology IPRs, medi...
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IBCIM economic corridor: facilitating sub-regional development
R. Iyer / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India 2017
The Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation’s (BCIM) Economic Corridor (EC) initiative, a complex entanglement between security, economic and national interest, exemplifies Foreign Secretary Jaishank...
Trade in high technology products trends and policy imperatives for BRICS
S. Chaturvedi; S. Saha; P. Shaw / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2017
The rise and relevance of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) cannot be overstated. BRICS constitutes  the  most  prominent  emerging economies with substantial influence on world affairs – b...
Afghanistan’s cross-border trade with Pakistan and Iran and the responsibility for conflict-sensitive employment
E. Grawert; R. Nusrat; Z. Ali Shah / Bonn International Center for Conversion 2017
Border areas are sites of intensive interaction between states and inter-regional business. Political tensions and armed conflicts have a particularlystrong impact on trade flows. In fragile and conflict-affected settings (FCA...
The impact of a global value chain in South India on the rural areas in its vicinity
Judith Heyer / University of Sussex, UK 2010
The expansion of garment manufacturing in Tiruppur has transformed the surrounding countryside as well as the town, both as garment manufacturing has spread into the countryside and through the knock-on effects of having a dynamic and...
Labouring for global markets: CSR lessons from a South Indian textile export cluster, Global Insights Briefing, School of Global Studies, University of Sussex.
Grace Carswell; G. De Neve / University of Sussex, UK 2010
This briefing explores the ways in which Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policies affect labour regimes and the lives of workers at manufacturing sites in the Global South. It describes workers’ reactions to these policies,...
A practical agenda to reducing technical barriers to trade in SADC
C. Wood / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2017
Technical regulations refer to product and process specifications, whether voluntary (standards) or legally required (compulsory specifications). This policy brief provides context for technical regulation in the Southern Afric...
South Africa's trade and investment relationship with the United States post-AGOA
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2016
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has been recognised as the  cornerstone of America’s engagement with Sub-Saharan Africa for the past 14 years. It is therefore central to an  understanding of the South Afri...
Food price differences across Indian states: patterns and determinants
A. Melchior / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs 2016
The paper examines food price differences across Indian states during 2004-2014 using food consumer prices from household surveys and wholesale/retail prices for selected goods. At the individual product level there are large price di...
China’s African infrastructure projects: a tool in reshaping global norms
R. du Plessis / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The resilience of China’s investments in African infrastructure has been called into question in the light of its own economic slowdown. The substantial reduction in Chinese demand for African commodities has resulted in ...
Costs of non-cooperation in South Asia: an illustration and way forward
R.U. Das / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
The South Asian economic integration has remained afflicted with a narrative that is more often than not a negative one. As a part of this, the arguments put forth include the assertion that the region lacks in trade complemen...
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Wharton Financial Institutions Center (FIC)
Wharton Financial Institutions Center is an independently managed site at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The Center sponsors and directs primary research on financial institutions and their interface with financial markets.
The World trade institute (WTI)
The World Trade Institute (WTI) is an academic institution dedicated to studying and teaching on the subject of international trade regulation and investment. As a centre of excellence at the University of Bern with an international, interdisciplinary focus, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science.
The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)
MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China that Stiftung Mercator set up as a central forum for engagement with China in Germany, thereby laying the foundations for people – especially decision-makers in Germany and Europe – to better judge questions and issues relating to China.
CUTS Centre for Competition, Investment and Economic Regulation (CUTS C-CIER)
CUTS CCIER has the following programmatic areas:   Competition Policy and Law Economic Regulationï Consumer Protection Investment Climate Objectives: The main objectives of the centre are:...
BRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform
BRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform (also refered to as BRICS Portal) is the authoritative platform of BRICS-related information jointly developed by the Center for BRICS Studies of Fudan University (Shanghai, China) and the BRICS Business Council.
Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) (IESE)
IESE is an independent Mozambican nonprofit organisation, which conducts and promotes interdisciplinary scientific research on problems of social and economic development in Mozambique and Southern Africa. Website is in Portuguese.
The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA)
The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) was founded by presidential order on September 20, 2010. This foundation involved the merger of two previously existing academies: The Academy of National Economy (ANE), which was established in 1977, and the Russian Academy of Public Administration (RAPA), established in 1991. The merger also brought togeth...
Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento / Brazilian Centre of Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP)
Cebrap is a globalized research center, with long-term international partnerships with research institutes, universities, funding agencies, and civil associations, mainly in the United States and Europe, but also from India, Africa, China, and Latin America. Currently, Cebrap conducts ongoing research on citizenship, elections, political institutions, participation, governance, social mov...
K-Developedia
K-Developedia is an open access repository that contains more than 35,000 resources on Korean development experience. Key features: K-Developedia allows users to free access to 35,000 full texts, photos, and videos on Korea’s development experience Resources include Korea’s policy document, development cases, comparative studies and developme...
Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR)
The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) is a Think-Tank whose mandate is to conduct research and analysis primarily, but not exclusively for policy formulation, implementation and monitoring. The Institute supports the Government, the Private Sector, Civil Society and other stakeholders in Zambia on evidence-based policy advice through conducting research and poli...
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