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- DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2000DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2000This article argues that the reason for the nation state existing is the ideology of nationalism. The article argues that nationalism is a complex notion which includes the society, the state and the economy. Each individual thus has a complex number of affiliations and multiple loyalties.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001This article aims identify the 'root causes' of complex humanitarian emergencies and means of avoiding such emergencies.What conditions cause such emergencies?DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2000Changes in income distribution in advanced countries are usually attributed either to globalization (usually in the form of trade liberalization with low-wage developing countries), or/and to a skill-biased technology. A growing consensus indicates that this had led to reduced relative demand for unskilled labour and increased demand for skilled workers.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000This paper asks why policy processes in Zimbabwe have consistently reinforced a highly technocratic approach to natural resources management, while excluding alternative perspectives and framings of problems for policy. Political contexts and interests, it is argued, shape policy discourses.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000This paper explores the implications for health policy of the segmentation of society into social groups with very different levels of income and wealth.DocumentIDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2000The study uses a three-stage procedure to estimate the effects of pollution levies on the emissions of environmental pollutants and on production efficiency. The first stage provided estimates of the endogenous factors of production, including those environmental factors targeted by the pollution levy.DocumentIDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2000Analyses both positive and negative impacts of farm pesticide use on rice production and farmer’s health.Document
Forest management systems in the uplands of Vietnam: social, economic and environmental perspectivesIDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2001Report of project aiming to assess and compare various forest management regimes against different socio-economic, environmental and institutional variables.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2001Armed conflict is arguably now the single most important determinant of poverty in Africa; certainly of the concentrated forms of poverty that develop when populations are displaced, livelihoods vanish and safety networks break down.