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    IFPRI and the abolition of the wheat flour ration shops in Pakistan: a case-study on policymaking and the use and impact of research

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 1998
    Assesses the impact of research on the decision to abolish a long-term corrupt system of wheat rationing in Pakistan.Lessons learned include:"Useful " research exhibits certain key characteristics: research dealt with a high priority issue; research conformed to policymakers' expectations; research findings were consistent with previous research; research provided needed quantitative
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    Health and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1999
    Poverty and ill health are intimately linked, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa where public health services are severely strained.
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    Multinational versus expatriate FDI: a comparative analysis of the Chinese and Indian experiences

    Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2000
    This 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 larg
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    Linkages between government spending, growth, and poverty in Rural India

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 1999
    Investigates the causes of the decline in rural poverty in India and particularly to determine the specific role that government investments have played. The re search aims to quantify the effectiveness of different types of government expenditures in contributing to poverty alleviation. Such in formation can assist policymakers in targeting their investments more effectively to reduce poverty.
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    Managing assistance in support of political and electoral processes

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000
    Practical manual aiming to help development agency field officers anticipate and effectively deal with the myriad issues and challenges that arise as they design and manage election assistance programs in transitional environments.
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    Social funds in stabilization and adjustment programmes

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1999
    Social Funds (SFs) have proven to be no panacea.
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    Poverty, inequality and growth in Zambia during the 1990s

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2000
    Paper reanalyses the household survey data from three out of four surveys carried out in Zambia in the 1990s, in order to chart the evolution of poverty and inequality during that decade.
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    Power crisis: beyond blame and blunder

    Institute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000
    Report on a forum held in response to the power crisis in Kenya. Rationing started in September 1999, intensified in May 2000 and rain failure for the second year led to an announcement in June 2000 of a more pronounced regime of power rationing for the whole country.
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    Budgeting for the nation [Kenya]

    Institute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000
    Looks at Kenya's budget practice and process and the new budgeting approach, the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF).Finds that:as an instrument for stimulating or inducing growth Kenya's budgetary process has been a serious failurethis is due to the inappropriate institutional and legal arrangements that govern the processat all stages of the budgeting - formulation, enact
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    First quarter analysis of the 1999/2000 budget

    Institute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000
    Analysis of first quarter allocation and expenditure trends in seven ministries - all considered critical to poverty eradication.

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