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Alliances towards a common goal: the role of public-private partnerships in rural development In Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014
In Latin America, public-private partnerships have proven to be a successful tool for promoting rural development. Adequate coordination and involvement of stakeholders at the local level has been fundamental in achieving positive res...
Harnessing the potential of the nonfarm economy for smallholders in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014
Latin American countries have implemented a range of strategies to boost the rural nonfarm economy, with positive impacts on local economic growth and poverty reduction. While the rural nonfarm economy has been long neglected b...
Health in an ageing world - what do we know?
R. Suzman; J.R. Beard; T. Boerma / The Lancet, 2015
The ageing of populations is poised to become the next global public health challenge. During the next 5 years, for the first time in history, people aged 65 years and older in the world will outnumber children aged younger than 5 yea...
International Remittances and Family Expenditure Patterns: The Philippines’ Case
A. D. Tabuga / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2008
This paper examines the influence of overseas remittances to patterns of family expenditures in the Philippines using a matched dataset of the Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) and the Labor Force Survey (LFS). The objective...
Avoiding Anomalies of Gross Domestic Product in Constant Prices by Conversion to Chained Prices
J. C. Dumagan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2008
Changing the base year (1985) of Philippine gross domestic product (GDP) in constant prices could change the growth rate and the shares of components even when there is no change in production volume, implying that the changes in grow...
Toward Measuring Household Vulnerability to Income Poverty in the Philippines
J. R. G. Albert; L. V. Elloso; A. P. Ramos / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2008
The measurement of vulnerability, as in the probability that a household becomes poor, is concomitant to the analysis of poverty. To estimate households' vulnerability to income poverty, this study used a modified probit model that co...
Benefit Incidence of Public Spending on Education in the Philippines
R. G. Manasan; J. S. Cuenca; E. C. Villanueva-Ruiz / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
Government education spending is expected to improve the well-being of beneficiaries and enhance their capability to earn income in the future. In this sense, directing education expenditures to the poor holds a promise for breaking t...
A Simple Poverty Scorecard for the Philippines
M. Schreiner / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
How poor are participants of development projects in the Philippines? This paper uses the 2002 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey to construct an easy-to-use objective poverty scorecard that estimates the likelihood that a participant h...
Econometric Analysis of the Export-led Growth Hypothesis: Evidence for BIMP-EAGA Countries
F. Furuoka / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
This paper employs several econometric methods to test the validity of the "export-led growth" hypothesis in three BIMP-EAGA countries, i.e., the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Firstly, the study uses Johansen cointegration tes...
A Cautionary Note on the Interpretation of Unit Labor Costs as an Indicator of Competitivenes, with Reference to the Philippines
J. Felipe / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
This note shows that unit labor costs, the most widely used measure of competitiveness, are equivalent to the labor share in output multiplied by a price-adjustment factor. This has three main implications. First, unit labor costs are...
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Alliances towards a common goal: the role of public-private partnerships in rural development In Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014
In Latin America, public-private partnerships have proven to be a successful tool for promoting rural development. Adequate coordination and involvement of stakeholders at the local level has been fundamental in achieving positive res...
Harnessing the potential of the nonfarm economy for smallholders in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014
Latin American countries have implemented a range of strategies to boost the rural nonfarm economy, with positive impacts on local economic growth and poverty reduction. While the rural nonfarm economy has been long neglected b...
Health in an ageing world - what do we know?
R. Suzman; J.R. Beard; T. Boerma / The Lancet, 2015
The ageing of populations is poised to become the next global public health challenge. During the next 5 years, for the first time in history, people aged 65 years and older in the world will outnumber children aged younger than 5 yea...
International Remittances and Family Expenditure Patterns: The Philippines’ Case
A. D. Tabuga / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2008
This paper examines the influence of overseas remittances to patterns of family expenditures in the Philippines using a matched dataset of the Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) and the Labor Force Survey (LFS). The objective...
Avoiding Anomalies of Gross Domestic Product in Constant Prices by Conversion to Chained Prices
J. C. Dumagan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2008
Changing the base year (1985) of Philippine gross domestic product (GDP) in constant prices could change the growth rate and the shares of components even when there is no change in production volume, implying that the changes in grow...
Toward Measuring Household Vulnerability to Income Poverty in the Philippines
J. R. G. Albert; L. V. Elloso; A. P. Ramos / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2008
The measurement of vulnerability, as in the probability that a household becomes poor, is concomitant to the analysis of poverty. To estimate households' vulnerability to income poverty, this study used a modified probit model that co...
Benefit Incidence of Public Spending on Education in the Philippines
R. G. Manasan; J. S. Cuenca; E. C. Villanueva-Ruiz / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
Government education spending is expected to improve the well-being of beneficiaries and enhance their capability to earn income in the future. In this sense, directing education expenditures to the poor holds a promise for breaking t...
A Simple Poverty Scorecard for the Philippines
M. Schreiner / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
How poor are participants of development projects in the Philippines? This paper uses the 2002 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey to construct an easy-to-use objective poverty scorecard that estimates the likelihood that a participant h...
Econometric Analysis of the Export-led Growth Hypothesis: Evidence for BIMP-EAGA Countries
F. Furuoka / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
This paper employs several econometric methods to test the validity of the "export-led growth" hypothesis in three BIMP-EAGA countries, i.e., the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Firstly, the study uses Johansen cointegration tes...
A Cautionary Note on the Interpretation of Unit Labor Costs as an Indicator of Competitivenes, with Reference to the Philippines
J. Felipe / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
This note shows that unit labor costs, the most widely used measure of competitiveness, are equivalent to the labor share in output multiplied by a price-adjustment factor. This has three main implications. First, unit labor costs are...
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Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
KOICA was founded in1991, with a mission to fight against global poverty and has the goal of being Korea’s dedicated grant aid agency.
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) is the think tank of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research and analysis on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
Institute of Economic Growth, India (IEG)
The Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) is an autonomous, multidisciplinary Centre for advanced research and training. IEG's research falls into the following broad themes: agriculture and rural development environment and resource economics globalization and trade industry, labour and welfare macro-economic policy and mo...
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID)
The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID) research is investigating the political drivers of inclusive development, particularly how state capacity and elite commitment can emerge and be sustained, as well as how to support these processes. There will be a central focus on the role of power relations and dominant ideas in defining interests and shaping developmental for...
Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) unites Australia’s non-government aid and international development organisations to strengthen their collective impact against poverty.
Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA)
The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) is a global alliance and an initiative of the European Union (EU), launched in 2007 and coordinated by the European Commission (EC), aimed at strengthening dialogue and cooperation on climate change with developing countries most vulnerable to climate change and supporting their efforts to develop and implement adaptation and mitigation responses. It fo...
Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
Development Ideas
Development Ideas is a space for thinkers and practitioners to learn, share and debate about international development—its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve. The group have published an essential reference book for scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy-makers: International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects  in...
Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
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