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- 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.DocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1998This article explores the current indebtedness of LDCs, policies leading to this situation, current economic difficulties arising in LDCs and policy recommendations to deal with this issue.In the mid-1980s the deteriorating financial situation in a number of LDCs reached its climax. The ability of the LDCs to service their debts weakened and most of them failed to honour their outstandings.DocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1996This article addresses the challenges posed by the new realities which underpin development aid and assistance, such as decline in aid flows and emphasis on the optimal use of aid.Policy recommendations within this context:Put in place policies and incentives to encourage mobilisation and utilisation of domestic resources (human and capital)Promote self-reliance and encourageDocumentInstitute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000This article discusses the incomplete nature of liberalisation of the petroleum industry in Kenya.Concludes that: The shortages in petroleum products that was common before the period of price decontrols are now non existentThe liberalization process has however been incomplete leaving the National Oil Corporation Of Kenya (NOCK) as both national regulator and active participant inDocumentInstitute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000This article discusses issues surrounding land reform in Kenya. As the nature of land reforms is as yet undecided, disparate suggestions and proposals are being considered. These include:Land Ownership Ceilings. There are vast inequalities in land ownership.DocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1998Synopsis of lecture by SIDA's Sten Rylander detailing the new Swedish policy toward Africa in the context of globalisation trends.DocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1995Examination of the impact of economic integration on a broad range of distinct sectors.DocumentGlobal Development Network, 2000This paper addresses the transnationalisation of think tank activity and the manner in which these organisations respond to emerging sources of demand in global and regional arenas. The article makes two main observations:Think tank transnationalisation is illustrative of the evolution, diversification and consolidation of civil society organisations generally in global and regional forDocumentGlobal Development Network, 2000This article looks at the relationship between think tanks and governments, and particularly at the influence that think tanks can have on government policy. Much of the articles's regional focus is on Central and Eastern Europe.DocumentGlobal Development Network, 2000This article reflects on the role and performance of the independent policy institutes in Central and Eastern Europe. This article suggests that post-communist think tanks have entered the process of re-inventing themselves. The conditions that made them the fashion of the day are no longer present.