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- DocumentDevelopment Assistance Committee, OECD, 1999Offers a detailed and systematic assessment of DAC members’ capacities to support two key processes implicit in the concept of Capacity Development in Environment (CDE): integrating environment and development concernspromoting “ownership” at national and local levels by strengthening institutional pluralismReport is based on an assessment of a sample of approximately 70 evaluaDocument
Effects of fiscal, monetary and exchange rate policy on the structure of South African growth and employmentTrade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2000The major thesis of the paper is that the macroeconomic policy environment has favoured financial stability over economic growth and that this has been an important element in the failure of the economy to meet the targets of the government's macroeconomic program: Growth, Employment, and Redistribution (GEAR).DocumentZentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn, 2000Examines the impact on employment growth (total, agriculture, industry), unemployment, real wages, wage inequalities between skilled and unskilled workers, women’s employment and child labour. It also analyses whether labour rigidities have affected the employment growth in South Asian countries.Document
The economics of international agreements for the protection of environmental and agricultural resourcesFAO Hypermedia Collection on Desertification, 1995The purpose of this paper is to review the economics of international environmental agreements (IEAs) and draw Implications for the international issues that are relevant to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Three chapters follow this introduction.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000The HIV/AIDS epidemic today is not simply a health issue. Its spread and impact cuts across all levels of society causing important consequences for human security.DocumentTransparency International, 1999This annual index is based on seven international surveys of business people, political analysts and the general public and it reflects their perception of corruption in 52 countries. Updated annuallyDocumentWorld Bank, 2001This article explores who controls the world's media.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2001Five questions central to public sector reform in East and Southern Africa, and consistent with their proclaimed thrust, are addressed in this paper:Has the size of government employment changed since the mid-1980s?Have government functions become more focused on 'core' activities, such as health and education, during this period?Have real wage levels changed?Has accountabilityDocumentInstitute on Governance, 2001The article looks at the present consensus on Public Sector Reform (PSR), and its effect on development.DocumentProgramme for the Study of Economic Organisation and Public Policy, LSE, 1999Analyzes the role of public and private responsibility in the provision of public goods.The paper emphasizes that a typical public good will require many different inputs which raises the possibility of partnerships to exploit comparative advantages of different parties.