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Deconstructing India's position on the Trade in Services Agreement
K. Kaszubska / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2016
Since the advent of the World Trade Organization (WTO) over two decades ago, international trade in services has undergone significant transformation, rendering the current regime obsolete. In light of the long-drawn Doha round of WTO...
Services trade policy and manufacturing productivity: the role of institutions
C. Beverelli; M. Fiorini; B. Hoekman / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Increasing productivity is an essential feature of economic growth and development. A large fraction of productivity growth originates in the manufacturing sector and depends, among others, on the availability of high-quality upstream...
Ghana’s political settlement and constraints to structural transformation
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2016
In Ghana, years after Jerry Rawlings left power in 2000, and with elections becoming competitive, political  patronage and personalisation remain high. Public institutions are weak and there are widespread perceptions of ...
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.
E - Commerce in Bangladesh
A.S. Ishtiaque; A. Sarwar / University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh 2016
Electronic commerce or e-commerce, as it is more popularly referred to, is defined as any form of trade or exchange of goods, services and information using electronic means. Globally, the application of e-commerce has been rapidly ga...
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...
Public stockpiling of rice in Asia Pacific
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies 2016
The public stockpiling of staple grains is one of the earliest strategies used to mitigate food supply instability. After many millennia, it remains an important aspect, if not the cornerstone of many national food policies around the...
To the ends of the earth: Antarctica, the Antarctic Treaty and South Africa
E. Sidiropoulos; T. Wheeler 2016
One of the most effective global governance regimes of the post-World War II period that has received very little attention over the years is the Antarctic Treaty. Driven by Cold War pressures and a failure to regulate multiple and ov...
Resetting India’s engagement in Central Asia: from symbols to substance
B. Dave / S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies 2016
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit in July 2015 to all five Central Asian Republics (CARs), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, followed by his visit to Ufa, Russia, to attend the joi...
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To the ends of the earth: Antarctica, the Antarctic Treaty and South Africa
E. Sidiropoulos; T. Wheeler 2016
One of the most effective global governance regimes of the post-World War II period that has received very little attention over the years is the Antarctic Treaty. Driven by Cold War pressures and a failure to regulate multiple and ov...
Resetting India’s engagement in Central Asia: from symbols to substance
B. Dave / S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies 2016
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit in July 2015 to all five Central Asian Republics (CARs), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, followed by his visit to Ufa, Russia, to attend the joi...
China - Africa factsheet
South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
China-Africa ties have expanded beyond trade and investment in extractive industries to engagement in telecommunications, infrastructure, manufacturing, finance, media, agriculture and peace and security issues. This factsheet provide...
Learning by doing: China–Africa co-operation and state learning
South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The view that ‘Africa should learn from China’s development’ has been expressed throughout Africa, from the chairperson of the AU through senior government officials to analysts, scholars and ordinary citizens. China...
Transformations for sustainable development: promoting environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2016
Asia and the Pacific is a dynamic region. Regional megatrends, such as urbanization, economic and trade integration and rising incomes and changing consumption patterns, are transforming its societies and economies while multiplying t...
Chinese businesses in Africa: perspectives on corporate social responsibility and the role of Chinese government policies
X. Weng; L. Buckley / International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
China’s business engagement in developing countries has grown rapidly in the past decade through direct investment, contract projects and trade. China was the third-largest foreign investor in the world between 2012 and 2014, an...
Diversification of Middle Eastern economies is more a political than an economic challenge
A. Malik / Lebanese Center for Policy Studies 2016
Shifts in the global economy have lead to rapid development across the world, but the Middle East has been largely left behind. The causes of this apparent malaise are a series of interlinked issues comprising economics, politics, and...
Avoiding the resource curse in Lebanon
J. Chaaban / Lebanese Center for Policy Studies 2016
The discovery and extraction of oil and gas off the shores of Lebanon could ultimately translate into a boom in revenues for the government, which in light of current poor fiscal planning could lead to an uncontrolled expansionary bud...
South-South cooperation: mapping new frontiers
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
Ideological solidarity apart, what has imparted an added traction and resonance to South-South Cooperation is a marked increase in intra-South trade, investment and developmental cooperation. The 2008 global economic slowdown, by defa...
How much “mega” in the mega- regional TPP and TTIP: implications for developing countries
K. Elliott / Center for Global Development, USA 2016
The researcher suggests there is no question that the “mega-regional” trade deals in the Pacific and across the Atlantic are big and that if completed and implemented, they will cover a large portion of global trade and in...
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BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS
The BRICS Policy Center (BPC) / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS is a joint initiative of the City of Rio de Janeiro and the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). The Center is dedicated to the study of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) and other middle powers, and it is administered by the Institute of International Relations...
Global Economic Governance Africa (GEGAfrica)
The aims of the GEGAfrica project are to undertake and promote research driven by African needs, to advise policymakers, and stimulate and inform public and media interest on global economic governance. It is a joint initiative of the International Development Law Unit at the University of Pretoria and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). The Global Economic Go...
Secretaría General Iberoamericana (SEGIB)
SEGIB is an Inter-governmental organisation for the provision of institutional and technical support to the Iberoamerican Conference and the Iberoamerican Summit Meeting of Heads of State and Heads of Government. SEGIB has member countries in Latin America and  the Iberian Peninsula - Spain, Portugal and Andorra.
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) is a non-profit business organisation created in June 1999 to establish a functional international framework for trading in greenhouse gas emission reductions. As of April 2011, IETA comprises more than 155 international companies from OECD and non-OECD countries. The organisation’s membership includes international companies...
IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH)
IDH accelerates and upscales sustainable trade by building impact oriented coalitions of front running multinationals, civil society organisations, governments and other stakeholders. Through convening public and private interests, strengths and knowledge, IDH programs help make sustainability the new norm and deliver impact on Millennium Development Goals 1, 7 and 8.
Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE)
The SIRE aims to: develop and sustain a reputation for internationally excellent research in major fields of economics, building around and beyond existing strengths, enabling economics in Scotland to compete effectively in the global academic market place attract high quality graduate students to Scotland, consolidating and enhancing the growing success of...
United Nations Development Policy and Analysis Division (DPAD)
The development policy and analysis division's (DPAD) research aims to contribute to a strengthening of international cooperation for the economic and social development of all countries and to foster their effective integration into the world economy in the context of the UN development agenda. DPAD's core functions include: monitoring and analysing global economic...
Anti-Corruption Research Network (ACRN)
The Anti-Corruption Research Network (ACRN) is an online platform and the global meeting point for a research community that spans a wide range of disciplines and institutions. ACRN is a podium to present innovative findings and approaches in corruption / anti-corruption research, a sounding board to bounce off ideas and questions, a marketplace to announce jobs, events, courses and funding. The p...
Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI)
Bangladesh Enterprise Institute is a non-profit, non-political research centre. Established in October 2000, the Institute has established for itself a reputation for excellence in its research and advocacy work focusing on the growth of private enterprise in Bangladesh. The Institute promotes issues of importance to the private sector and seeks to initiate essential measures and influence policy...
The International Journal of Bahamian Studies
International Journal of Bahamian Studies is a scholarly peer-reviewed research journal published by The College of The Bahamas. The major purposes of the journal are to disseminate products of research and academic activity which are relevant to The College and The Bahamas, and to stimulate participation in such activity by members of The College and the national research community....
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