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Digital Commons@UM Carey Law
The Digital Commons@UM Carey Law is a service of the Thurgood Marshall Law Library. It showcases the research and scholarship of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. The Digital Commons provides open access to cutting-edge topics at the intersection of law and policy. In addition to scholarly articles and publications, it contains program newsletters, conference proceedi...
2016 Aid tansparency index
2016
2015 was an important year for international development, with governments agreeing to the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the next fifteen years. It was also a critical year for aid transparency. Back in 2011, leading do...
Social protection and women's empowerment
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
Many social protection programmes, including cash transfers, safety-net oriented public works programmes and asset transfers, target women as main beneficiaries. As such, extending social protection to rural populations has great pote...
Qualitative research on women's economic empowerment and social protection - a research guide
S. Pavanello; P. Pozarny; A.P. de la O Campos / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
The FAO'??s Social Protection and Rural Womenâ??s Economic Empowerment research programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization of th e United Nations (FAO) falls under FAO'??s Strategic Objective 3 of Reducing Rural Poverty ...
Research on rural women's economic empowerment and social protection The impacts of Rwanda's Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation s has started a policy-oriented research programme on Social Protection and Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment which aims to: gain a better und...
Do dreams come true? Aspirations and educational attainments of Ethiopian boys and girls
Young Lives 2016
Most economic decisions that individuals take are forward-looking and are therefore shaped by the desire or ambition to achieve a goal. And yet, little is known about how aspirations shape decision-making. This paper partially address...
Income changes and their determinants over the lifecycle
Institute for Fiscal Studies, London 2016
What explains the variation in how income changes as people age? Using household panel data, the authors investigate the contribution of different time-varying factors in explaining variation in income changes over prime working-age l...
Progressive universalism? The impact of targeted coverage on healthcare access and expenditures in Peru
S. Neelsen; O. O'Donnell / Tinbergen Institute 2016
Like other countries seeking a progressive path to universalism, Peru has attempted to reduce inequalities in access to healthcare by granting the poor entitlement to tax-financed basic care without charge. The authors identify the im...
Sub-Saharan Africa’s growing population of older persons
United Nations Population Division 2016
The growing number of older persons in sub-Saharan Africa is a legacy of the high fertility that produced increasingly large birth cohorts during the twentieth century, as well as improving rates of survival to older ages. In 2015 the...
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...
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2016 Aid tansparency index
2016
2015 was an important year for international development, with governments agreeing to the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the next fifteen years. It was also a critical year for aid transparency. Back in 2011, leading do...
Social protection and women's empowerment
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
Many social protection programmes, including cash transfers, safety-net oriented public works programmes and asset transfers, target women as main beneficiaries. As such, extending social protection to rural populations has great pote...
Qualitative research on women's economic empowerment and social protection - a research guide
S. Pavanello; P. Pozarny; A.P. de la O Campos / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
The FAO'??s Social Protection and Rural Womenâ??s Economic Empowerment research programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization of th e United Nations (FAO) falls under FAO'??s Strategic Objective 3 of Reducing Rural Poverty ...
Research on rural women's economic empowerment and social protection The impacts of Rwanda's Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation s has started a policy-oriented research programme on Social Protection and Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment which aims to: gain a better und...
Do dreams come true? Aspirations and educational attainments of Ethiopian boys and girls
Young Lives 2016
Most economic decisions that individuals take are forward-looking and are therefore shaped by the desire or ambition to achieve a goal. And yet, little is known about how aspirations shape decision-making. This paper partially address...
Income changes and their determinants over the lifecycle
Institute for Fiscal Studies, London 2016
What explains the variation in how income changes as people age? Using household panel data, the authors investigate the contribution of different time-varying factors in explaining variation in income changes over prime working-age l...
Progressive universalism? The impact of targeted coverage on healthcare access and expenditures in Peru
S. Neelsen; O. O'Donnell / Tinbergen Institute 2016
Like other countries seeking a progressive path to universalism, Peru has attempted to reduce inequalities in access to healthcare by granting the poor entitlement to tax-financed basic care without charge. The authors identify the im...
Sub-Saharan Africa’s growing population of older persons
United Nations Population Division 2016
The growing number of older persons in sub-Saharan Africa is a legacy of the high fertility that produced increasingly large birth cohorts during the twentieth century, as well as improving rates of survival to older ages. In 2015 the...
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...
Rapid fragility and migration assessment for Ethiopia
B. Carter; B. Rohwerder / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre 2016
This report is based on 24 days of desk-based research and provides a short synthesis of the literature on fragility and migration in relation to Ethiopia. It is difficult to obtain an accurate picture of the migration situatio...
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Digital Commons@UM Carey Law
The Digital Commons@UM Carey Law is a service of the Thurgood Marshall Law Library. It showcases the research and scholarship of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. The Digital Commons provides open access to cutting-edge topics at the intersection of law and policy. In addition to scholarly articles and publications, it contains program newsletters, conference proceedi...
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...
Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP)
The Center for Economic Research in Pakistan’s strategic objective is to help catalyse international quality economic research on Pakistan and inform policy and practice in the country. To achieve these goals, the organisation facilitates theoretical and empirical research relevant to Pakistan by domestic and global academia and bring together academic findings, policy advice, and focused debate....
Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF)
Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) aims to provide quality skills and vocational training opportunities to the poor and vulnerable populations of the fourteen target districts of Punjab in order to improve livelihood prospects for them. PSDF initiated its operations for the residents of four districts of southern Punjab i.e Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Muzaffargarh and Lodhran. In 2013, PSDF’s geo...
POPPOV / Population and Poverty Research Network
The PopPov network is a group of academic researchers, funders, and other stakeholders from around the globe that is interested in how population dynamics (population growth, decline, aging, etc.,) impact economic outcomes. The network is most interested in how population policies can be used for poverty reduction at the household level and economic growth at the country/state level. Th...
Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP)
The Institute for Economics and Peace is a think tank dedicated to developing metrics to analyse peace and to quantify its economic value. It does this by developing global and national indices, calculating the economic cost of violence, analysing country level risk and understanding positive peace.
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...
Centre for Equity Studies
CES was founded in August 2000 as an independent organisation engaged in research and advocacy on a range of social and economic justice issues in India. We examine the nature and causes of social injustice and inequity that befall the poorest sections of India to find ways to move towards a more equitable, humane and peaceful society. CES therefore seeks to influence and shape public...
KidsRights Foundation
KidsRights promotes the wellbeing of very vulnerable children across the world and advocates the realisation of their rights.
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