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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999In a seminal and provocative book, Putnam argues that levels of trust, interest in public affairs and political participation are the most important explanatory features of the differential institutional performance across Italian regions over time.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 1998The UK has long played a leading role in natural resources research - but can it meet the poverty eradication objective of the 1997 White Paper on international development? Drawing on the capital assets framework, this paper examines how agricultural and natural resources research can impact on poverty, and what policy instruments can support pro-poor impacts.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000This summary was produced by id21.Under the command economy all government health workers in China earned similar salaries. Twenty years of transition to a socialist market economy, including liberalisation of the labour market, has led to growing income differences. An Institute of Development Studies working paper explores how this has affected health workers.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 1999This paper investigates the nutrition-learning nexus using a unique longitudinal data set, which follows a large sample of Philippine children from birth until the end of their primary education.Finds that malnourished children perform more poorly in school, even after correcting for the effects of unobserved heterogeneity both across and within households.DocumentFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999Study provides information on program and policy options. The findings and recommendations are based on an extensive review of the literature as well as interviews with researchers, USAID managers and other development and donor organizations.DocumentFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2005This guide was developed to systematise information on monitoring and evaluating impacts of food security and household nutrition project interventions. The guide describes the process and procedures for collecting information to assess the food-intake requirements of a household and a step-by-step analysis of the food consumed.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2000This UNRISD paper assesses the role played by women’s movements in the 1990s in the creation and implementation of international agreements related to reproductive and sexual rights.DocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1997The study sought to provide answers to questions on levels of expenditures on the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS in Tanzania, and to analyze the major determinants of the expenditure pattern and financing levels.Donors, private individuals and government were identified as the main sources of funding for the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2000The first section of this paper considers AIDS in the context of widespread and worsening poverty.DocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1999This article casts doubt on the technical coherence and cogency of the 'Public Management Model' by drawing on vast work that has been undertaken on the British Public Sector in recent years. The article explores two economic models of new public management centred on the economics of regulation and institutional economics on identifying the conflicts vis a vis these models.