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- 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.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 2001Analyses the determinants of intra-African trade (IAT) to assess the potential obstacles to greater sub-regional trade.Finds that infrastructure, particularly poor telecommunication networks and weak transport communications, is a crucial factor hindering intra-Africa trade (IAT)sound economic policies, such as the adoption of Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAP) and good exchange-ratDocumentPovertyNet, World Bank, 2001Contains new estimates of global income poverty in 1998, new income poverty projections for the year 2015, and new information on income poverty and social indicators by region and country.The numbers show little progress in reducing income poverty over the last decade—impressive gains were made in East Asia before the crisis hit, but have been partly reversed, and little if any progress tookDocumentMcGann Associates, 2001The article emphasises the remarkable proliferation of think tanks. This proliferation has been propelled by many factors. These include:Growing demand for information and analysis. In an increasingly complex, interdependent and information-rich world, governments and individual policy makers face the common problem of bringing expert knowledge to bear in governmental decision making.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000Argues that the political underdevelopment that is characteristic of much of the ‘South’ largely results from the ways in which states have been created and political authority shaped through interactions with the wealthier ‘core’ countries in the context of global economic and political systems. Politically underdeveloped states are too independent of their own citizens.DocumentThe Corner House, UK, 2000Deals with the globalisation of corruption. The article suggests that if corruption is growing throughout the world, it is largely a result of the rapid privatisation (and associated practices of contracting-out and concessions) of public enterprises worldwide.