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    Emerging economies and the changing dynamics of development cooperation

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    Almost two decades have passed since ‘emerging donors’– new providers of development cooperation – began to attract the attention of ‘traditional donors'. Comprehensive comparisons of the various features of different types of donors have thus been elaborated on as their economic and political roles have solidified.
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    In data we trust? An analysis of Indonesian socio-economic survey data

    National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction, 2017
    What if a popular data set that has generated a long stream of literature has been misunderstood and has led to misleading inferences? In this paper, we use the case of household expenditure in the Indonesian National Socio-Economic Survey data, SUSENAS, which started over 50 years ago.
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    A new design for multilateral development banks

    Social Science Research Network, 2016
    Politicians and government officials need to look beyond the traditional development banking model if they hope to make an impact on the scale needed to drag their countries out of poverty (or at least stagnation). Development bank architects should design development banks based on successful role models – like the China Development Bank – instead of proven failures. 
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    Conflict-sensitive cash transfers: Social cohesion

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    The literature suggests that the effects of social protection initiatives such as cash transfers and vouchers on social cohesion are positive, but there is very little empirical evidence to back this. This review found no research comparing cash transfers and vouchers from the perspective of social cohesion.
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    Conflict-sensitive cash transfers: unintended negative consequences

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    There are various risks – notably theft, diversion, corruption, security, targeting, misuse by beneficiaries, inflationary effects - associated with cash transfer programmes in fragile contexts. However, the literature indicates that – while different - these are not any greater than those associated with other forms of aid, e.g. vouchers or in-kind goods, and could even be less.
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    New markets for green bonds: A guide to understanding the building blocks and enablers of a green bond market

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017
    This guide has been developed in response to the interest of developing markets in the potential for capital markets to connect institutional private capital with projec
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    Improving the transparency, inclusivity and impact of participatory budgeting in Indonesian cities

    Kota Kita, 2016
    Decentralisation has provided the opportunity for the participatory model of development planning and budgeting to be applied in Indonesia. Within the participatory planning and budgeting context, known as Musrenbang (Musyawarah Perencanaan Pembangunan), Indonesia attempts to apply a top-down and bottom-up mechanism simultaneously.
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    Participatory budgeting in Indonesia: past, present and future

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Yayasan Kota Kita (Our City Foundation) is an Indonesian civil society organisation of governance practitioners who focus on urban planning and citizen participation in the design and development of cities. Following several years of experience with participatory budgeting in Solo city, in 2016 they carried out research to examine participatory budgeting processes in six Indonesian cities.
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    Climbing the inclusion ladder: artisanal gold mining in Tanzania

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    Tanzania faces significant development challenges. While gross domestic product growth remains relatively impressive, many sectors are growing off a small base. Both the longevity of the acceleration and the quality of the growth are in question. Tanzania’s educational outcomes remain poor, and young people are less likely to find good quality employment.
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    IBCIM economic corridor: facilitating sub-regional development

    Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2017
    The Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation’s (BCIM) Economic Corridor (EC) initiative, a complex entanglement between security, economic and national interest, exemplifies Foreign Secretary Jaishankar's statement.

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