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    Children and Youth [as refugees]

    Forced Migration Review, 1997
    This document contains a collection of articles relating to children and young people in situaions of conflict and migration.
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    The impact of minimum wage legislation in developing countries where coverage is incomplete

    Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1998
    Examines the impact of minimum wage legislation in developing countries where coverage is incomplete.  Using a rich data set from Ghana, it estimates the extent to which a binding minimum wage alters employment in both the formal and informal sectors of the labor market.  The data reveal that Ghana's minimum wage policies during the 1970s and 1980s led to a reduction of formal sector jobs and an i
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    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: procurement opportunities

    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 1999
    Contains procurement policy and rules, standard tender documents and guidelines, procurement notices, project pipeline and contract awards.
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    The political economy of ethnicity

    Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1998
    Paper investigates the effects of ethnic diversity on economic performance and the risk of violent conflict. Diversity has various detrimental microeconomic effects, tending to reduce public sector performance, increase patronage, and lower the level of trust among individuals. However, whether diversity adversely affects overall economic growth depends upon the political environment.
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    Rwanda: the hidden violence

    Amnesty International, 1998
    Report provides an overview of some of the grave human rights abuses carried out in Rwanda from December 1997 to May 1998, with a particular focus on the patterns of "disappearances", extrajudicial executions by members of the Rwandese security forces - particularly by RPA soldiers - and deliberate and arbitrary killings by armed opposition groups.Between December 1997 and May 1998, hundreds
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    The Costs and Benefits of Korean Unification

    Institute for International Economics, USA, 1998
    Existing estimates of the costs of unification are inadequate for a number of reasons. In this paper we use a dynamic computable general equilibrium model to calculate South Korean and total peninsular income streams under a variety of unification (and non-unification) scenarios.
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    Who owns the ecosystem?

    Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999
    Paper is about how human society organizes its proprietary relationship to the biosphere and, in particular, the property implications of ecosystem management. Our premise is that ecosystem management is endangered by its "bigger-is-better" bias, the potential source of public backlash among landowners.
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    Bibliography on Women's Rights in Conflict Situations

    Rights and Democracy, International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development, 1999
    Bibliography contains references on the question of women and conflict situations. It includes documents on the general issue as well as documents on the related aspects: women as participants, women as victims and women in the peace processes. As victims of armed conflicts, women become refugees.
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    The social impact of economic reconstruction in Vietnam: A selected review

    International Institute for Labour Studies, ILO, 1995
    Literature survey attempting to assess the social impact of postwar economic reconstruction in Vietnam.

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