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Macroeconomic adjustment, socio-demographic change, and the evolution of income distribution in Cote d'Ivoire: a decomposition by microsimulationWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001This paper proposes a microeconomic decomposition of the evolution of income inequality in Cote d'Ivoire in the 1990s. This allows for the disentangling of the simultaneous contributions of four types of phenomena to the evolution of the distribution of income.Document
Impact of globalization and liberalization on growth, employment and poverty: a case study of PakistanWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001This paper examines how globalization and liberalization effect economic growth, employment and poverty in Pakistan.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2001Paper addresses the ways in which politics and power affect pro-poor policy.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2001Paper addresses the debate that the gap between local priorities and NGO accountability can be wide. It explores a highly informal line of accountability that emerged between an internationally funded NGO and a village community in southern Thailand.DocumentOxfam, 1999OXFAM (UK & I) Kenya was engaged in relief work in Wajir District from September 1996 until October 1998. These interventions were undertaken in response to a series of natural disasters including both the drought of 1996/97 and the El Nino flood of 1998.Document
Restocking and poverty alleviation: perceptions and realities of livestock-keeping among poor pastoralists in KenyaLivestock Development Studies Group, 2001This article investigates the development of decision support tools for pastoral restocking projects.DocumentIDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2000To assess how much the cleanliness of the Chao Phraya river is worth to the residents of Bangkok, this study estimates the willingness of Bangkok residents to pay for improved water quality by conducting a contingent valuation survey suggests economic instruments to encourage this willingness to pay, such as user fees, property taxes, and other measures.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2001The link between multilateral rules and the food security of individuals is often indirect, and the data required to forecast the effects of change are often lacking. This Briefing provides a road map from the deliberations in Geneva to the potential effects on the ground.DocumentSchool of Continuing Education, University of Nottingham, 1995Mongolia is experiencing severe economic problems which are eroding its education system as well as reducing the living standards of many. Like former Communist countries in Eastern Europe, Mongolia is seeking new ways of meeting urgent needs for education and training with very limited resources. Can distance education play a role?DocumentSchool of Continuing Education, University of Nottingham, 1999The use of open and distance learning for non-formal education is much less represented in the literature than for formal education.