Searching with a thematic focus on Governance, Manuals, Research methods

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    Monitoring demographic indicators for the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): a review of proposed approaches and opportunities

    International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 2015
    This report reviews the indicators proposed by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) for the post-2015 SDG monitoring period that require access to population data or refer to demographic processes. It makes recommendations to strengthen the proposed monitoring framework.
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    Alternative Estimation Methodologies for Macro Model: ECM vs. OLS

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001
    This paper focuses on macroeconometric models and argues that they are a useful tool in analyzing the economy-wide or sector-specific effects of policy measures. Simulations using these models have enabled planners and policymakers to trace through the effects of proposed policy changes or external shocks as well as quantify their impacts.
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    Who are opposed to free trade in the Philippines?

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005
    In a democratic country, economic policies succeed or fail depending on the political support they receive. Open trade policies that were initiated and accepted years ago can be reversed in accordance with the government's free trade conviction and popular pressure. However, popular pressure for or against open trade is affected by other factors.
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    Strategic research into national and local capacity building for DRM: Ethiopia pilot fieldwork report

    Strategic Research into National and Local Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management (2013-2015), 2014
    To date there has been little formal, empirical research that has been conducted on capacity building for disaster risk management (DRM), and as a result international actors lack robust, evidence-based guidance on how capacity for DRM can be effectively generated at national and local levels.
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    Low carbon growth plans: advancing good practice

    This working paper summarises output from Project Catalyst, an initiative of the ClimateWorks Foundation, aimed at providing analytical support for the UNFCCC negotiations on a post-Kyoto international climate agreement. It seeks to show how to spread best practice around the world effectively by learning from and building upon the experiences of first-generation low carbon growth plans (LCGPs).
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    Participatory gender analysis: a tool to promote gender equity within the Union Parishad in Bangladesh

    Intercooperation Bangladesh, 2009
    These guidelines have been prepared as a tool for conducting participatory discussion and analysis on the social position and condition of men and women within the context of the Union Parishad (UP) regional structure in Bangladesh.
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    Manual for the measurement of indicators for children in formal care

    Child Rights Information Network, 2009
    Without data on the situation of children in care, it is difficult for local child welfare authorities and national governments to monitor progress in preventing separation, promoting re-unification and ensuring the provision of appropriate alternative care.
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    Special issue of Emerging Themes in Epidemiology on survey issues

    Emerging Themes in Epidemiology, 2007
    This special issue of Emerging Themes in Epidemiology is entirely devoted to survey methods in certain 'difficult' settings, such as emergencies, remote regions without easily available sampling frames, hidden and vulnerable population groups, urban slums and populations living under strong political pressure.
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    A user's guide to measuring corruption

    UNDP Oslo Governance Centre, 2008
    Over the past few years, a flood of new work has emerged challenging the validity of the traditional measurements of corruption and arguing for new and improved tools for national policy makers, civil society and donors alike. This guide suggests ways of measuring corruption promoting a multiple data sourcing approach and a focus on actionable measurements.
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    Assessing Household Poverty and Wellbeing: A Manual with Examples from Kutai Barat

    Center for International Forestry Research, 2007
    Reflecting the results of a 3-year participatory learning process, this manual aims to provide technical guidelines and background information to poverty assessors at district, sub-district and village level in Kutai Barat, Indonesia.