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PVO/NGO tools for household and business impact assessment: report of a planning meeting (Edgcomb / AIMS)microLINKS,, 1999Document
Household Economic Portfolios [review of approaches to analysis/modeling of the household as an economic portfolio, and relation to microenterprise development] (Chen / Dunn / AIMS)microLINKS,, 1999Document
Review of methodological approaches to the study of the impact of microenterprise credit programs (Gaile / Foster / AIMS)microLINKS,, 1999DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1992This study examines the potential impact of changes in the public/private sector balance for biotechnology development and diffusion in developing country agriculture. It focuses on biotechnology related to two important developing country crops: rice and cocoa.Document
Structural adjustment and the institutional dimensions of agricultural research and development in Brazil: soybeans, wheat and sugar caneOECD Development Centre, 1992Structural adjustment, liberalisation and the pressures of technological change are having major impact on the institutional organisation of the agro-industrial sector. In industrialised countries, the private sector is positioned to play the vanguard role in the next generation of agricultural technologies.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1997Corruption comes in many varieties. In different countries it has different determining factors, forms and impacts on development. In any given context, effective policy design calls for an accurate understanding of how corruption functions in that context.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1997While the world has been mesmerised by China’s emergence as a major player in international trade, now being one of the world’s top ten traders, and also as an absorber of international capital (second only to the United States), China’s state-owned and other public sector enterprises have been quietly growing in importance as a source of international capital.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1997In principle, the sovereign credit rating industry could help mitigate the congestion externalities common to world capital markets that arise from the failure of market participants to internalise the social cost of external borrowings.DocumentConsultative Group to Assist the Poorest, 1999DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 1996Urban poverty is increasing in the wake of neoliberal restructuring in both North and South, and much of the responsibility for providing basic welfare services is simultaneously being shifted from public to private hands.