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    An empirical analysis of demand for mobile services in Turkey

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
    This paper investigates the factors influencing the demand for mobile voice services in Turkey using firm level data that spans from January 2009 to December 2013. Competition in the mobile telecommunication market in Turkey has become more intense as a result of the mobile number portability (MNP) service introduced in 2008 and 3G technology introduced in 2009.
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    Climate Change Resilient Development project - Mainstreaming Adaptation for USAID (CCRD)

    Climate Change Resilient Development (CCRD) is a global, four-year project in support of USAID’s Global Climate Change Office.
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    Financing for Gender Equality

    03 Sep 2015: With the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) taking place in Ethiopia from 13-16 July, what is the relevance and importance of gender equality to global development finance debates?
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    Climate resilient infrastructure services: lessons learned

    Climate Change Resilient Development project - Mainstreaming Adaptation for USAID, 2015
    The Climate Resilient Infrastructure Services (CRIS) program was an initiative of USAID’s Climate Change Resilient Development (CCRD) project. CRIS worked to improve the ability of cities in developing countries to provide reliable and sustainable infrastructure services that support smart and lasting development, even in a changing climate.
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    High mountain adaptation partnership: lessons learned in Nepal and Peru

    Climate Change Resilient Development project - Mainstreaming Adaptation for USAID, 2015
    Glacier-dominated mountains play a major role in providing water to large numbers of people. These glacier-dominated areas also pose unique challenges to downstream communities as they adapt to recent and continuing global climate change.
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    Assessing disturbance in Jammu and Kashmir's disturbed areas

    Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
    Janata Party (BJP) and the People's Democratic Party (PDP) resolved to reconcile key points of divergence through a common minimum programme (CMP). Amongst the key issues dividing their constituents was the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).
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    The economic determinants of political Islam: an empirical investigation of the Arab Spring in Egypt

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
    This paper empirically studies the voting outcomes of the first post-revolution presidential elections in Egypt. In light of the strong success of Islamist candidate Mohamed Morsi, it identifies three dimensions which can affect voting outcomes: human capital stock, wealth and employment structure. The author finds that less educated, poorer and more unequal districts support more Islamists.
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    Global Food Security Programme

    A multi-agency programme bringing together the interests of the Research Councils, Executive Agencies and Government Departments.
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    The University of Maine

    The University of Maine offers 90 undergraduate majors and academic programs, 70 master’s degree programs, and 35 doctoral programs.
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    Researching the political economy determinants of economic growth: a new conceptual and methodological approach

    Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
    The large existing literature on the determinants of economic growth has traditionally focused on understanding its proximate determinants, with an increasing interest in the role of institutions. A very recent literature now recognises the political determinants of the character of such institutions.

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