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- DocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1999This study, published in April 1999, looks at the role of foreign direct investment in the development of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand. It examines the influence of host country policies towards FDI on the level of foreign investment and, more importantly, the interface between such policies and the benefits to the local economy.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 1997The GAPVU cash transfer program is an important safety net for urban Mozambique. The coverage of the program is impressive within the urban sector, reaching about 16 percent of all urban households. Although the mean transfer amount is just over a dollar per capita per month, it still represents about 13 percent of the beneficiaries' per capita consumption.Document
Systematic Client Consultation in Development: The Case of Food Policy Research in Ghana, India, Kenya, and MaliInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 1998Successful food policy implementation is preceded by a defined policymaking process drawing from a sound information base. Yet too often the knowledge generated through food policy research does not become part of the local body of information and consequently is not used by policymakers.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 1998To what extent do India’s rural poor share in agricultural growth? Combining data from 24 household sample surveys spanning 35 years with other sources, authors estimate a model of the joint determination of consumption-poverty easures, agricultural wages, and food prices. Find that higher farm productivity brought both absolute and relative gains to poor rural households.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999Brief look at value chains from the perspective of economics. It starts by reviewing what economists can learn from other disciplines, and then considers what economics may have to offer to other disciplines, both in understanding value chains and in formulating policies to spread the gains from globalisation.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001The objective of the research that this policy brief reports on is to analyse different mechanisms of access to land for the rural poor in an era when redistribution through expropriative land reform is largely inconsistent with the forces of political economy.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000This paper asks: What are the impact effects of the different routes towards regional integration in Southern Africa, the 'intended' FTA, the CUmin or FT? Does trade creation dominate dominate trade diversion under the 'intended' FTA?DocumentIndian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2000This paper offers estimated econometric models of FDI inflows into both China and India, making a distinction between multinational versus expatriate investments and provides statistics and analysis for both countries.Findings include:FDI inflow into India in 1997-98 totaled $3.2 billion as against the 1997 Chinese aggregate of almost $39 billionin both countries, investment by largDocumentInstitute 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.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1998With more and more opportunities to promote broad-based participation in development, there is increased recognition that monitoring and evaluation should also be participatory.