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Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
Will the BRICS provide the global public goods the world needs?
Z. Hou; J. Keane; D.W. te Velde / Overseas Development Institute, 2014
The demand for global economic governance is increasing in a globalising and increasingly interlinked economy. Yet global governance, a global public good, is currently undersupplied – and this (e.g. lack of global rules on trad...
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
Brazil has emerged as a globally significant economic power in the last decade, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. This achievement is globally recognised – nowhere more so than among the emerging economies in Africa. This DFID-funded research programme, based at the University of Manchester brings together an international team of researchers, exami...
BRICS in the World Trade Organization: comparative trade policies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
In the light of the great uncertainties surrounding the current global political and economic situation, the role of emerging countries has been the focus of growing academic interest. From 2006 onwards, the BRICS countries - Brazil, ...
Ethiopia and BRICS: a bilateral trade analysis
South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Ethiopia is currently the 70th largest economy in the world. With an average gross domestic product (GDP) growth of about 9.9% between 2004 and 2011, it is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. This paper exami...
The way forward for the Southern African Development Community Economic Partnership Agreement
C. Wood / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Negotiations on economic partnership agreements (EPAs) between the European Union (EU) and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries will end on 1 October 2014. After long and acrimonious talks, concessions must now be made. In t...
BRICS, mega-regional FTAs and South Africa’s trade strategy
F.A. Kornegay, Jr. / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Global trade strategy does not seem to be an overriding imperative motivating the Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) grouping. More attention is paid to issues of local currency internationalisation interacting with ac...
South-south technology transfer: criteria for evaluation of public policies in the BRICS countries
BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2013
This Policy Brief reviews the existing literature concerned with analytical and conceptual models to evaluate technology transfer (TT) practices in cooperation projects, aiming at contributing to the formulation of effective public po...
Hosting the 2010 World Cup: what have we learned? Some South African reflections
BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2012
This policy brief provides a brief glimpse into the complexities and contradictions that often emerge in the run-up to, and the hosting of, mega-events in ‘rising powers’ of the South. The focus is on South Africa’s ...
China's engagement in Africa: responding to growing tensions and contradictions
BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2013
China’s involvement in Africa goes back more than fifty years. However, over the past decade or so its presence on the continent has been growing at a remarkable rate. Since 2000, China-Africa trade has increased twenty-fold, an...
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Will the BRICS provide the global public goods the world needs?
Z. Hou; J. Keane; D.W. te Velde / Overseas Development Institute, 2014
The demand for global economic governance is increasing in a globalising and increasingly interlinked economy. Yet global governance, a global public good, is currently undersupplied – and this (e.g. lack of global rules on trad...
BRICS in the World Trade Organization: comparative trade policies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
In the light of the great uncertainties surrounding the current global political and economic situation, the role of emerging countries has been the focus of growing academic interest. From 2006 onwards, the BRICS countries - Brazil, ...
Ethiopia and BRICS: a bilateral trade analysis
South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Ethiopia is currently the 70th largest economy in the world. With an average gross domestic product (GDP) growth of about 9.9% between 2004 and 2011, it is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. This paper exami...
The way forward for the Southern African Development Community Economic Partnership Agreement
C. Wood / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Negotiations on economic partnership agreements (EPAs) between the European Union (EU) and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries will end on 1 October 2014. After long and acrimonious talks, concessions must now be made. In t...
BRICS, mega-regional FTAs and South Africa’s trade strategy
F.A. Kornegay, Jr. / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Global trade strategy does not seem to be an overriding imperative motivating the Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) grouping. More attention is paid to issues of local currency internationalisation interacting with ac...
South-south technology transfer: criteria for evaluation of public policies in the BRICS countries
BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2013
This Policy Brief reviews the existing literature concerned with analytical and conceptual models to evaluate technology transfer (TT) practices in cooperation projects, aiming at contributing to the formulation of effective public po...
Hosting the 2010 World Cup: what have we learned? Some South African reflections
BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2012
This policy brief provides a brief glimpse into the complexities and contradictions that often emerge in the run-up to, and the hosting of, mega-events in ‘rising powers’ of the South. The focus is on South Africa’s ...
China's engagement in Africa: responding to growing tensions and contradictions
BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2013
China’s involvement in Africa goes back more than fifty years. However, over the past decade or so its presence on the continent has been growing at a remarkable rate. Since 2000, China-Africa trade has increased twenty-fold, an...
Solidarity among brothers? Brazil in Africa: trade, investment and cooperation
BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2014
South-South cooperation (SSC) emerged as a key Brazilian foreign policy instrument in the beginning of Lula’s presidency in 2003 and has generally been sustained by the government of President Dilma Rousseff. From the beginning,...
What you need to know about the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
2014
Produced by the Secretariat for Social Communication (SECOM) of the Office of the Presidency of Brazil, this document offers a brief overiew of the current and expected benefits that Brazil will receive from hosting the 2014 Foot...
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Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
Brazil has emerged as a globally significant economic power in the last decade, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. This achievement is globally recognised – nowhere more so than among the emerging economies in Africa. This DFID-funded research programme, based at the University of Manchester brings together an international team of researchers, exami...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
African Center for Economic Transformation (ACEF)
The African Center for Economic Transformation is an economic policy institute supporting Africa’s long-term growth through transformation. Their vision is that by 2025 all African countries will drive their own growth and transformation agendas, led by the private sector and supported by capable states with strong institutions and good policies. They work toward this vision through analysis, advi...
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC)
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the United States Congress in October 2000 with the legislative mandate to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, and to provide recommendations, where...
Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)
Think Tank aiming to promote India's relations with other countries through study, research, discussions, lectures, exchange of ideas and information with other organisations within and outside India engaged in similar activities.
Grail Research
Market research organisation. Grail Research has offices in Massachusetts, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Noida, a satellite town adjoining the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Norwegian Agricultural Economics Research Institute (NILF)
Norsk institutt for landbruksøkonomisk forskning (NILF) is an independent research institute under the Ministry of Agriculture. NILF provides background material for general agricultural economics descisions, economic development and decisions on farms and rural development.
International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD)
ICTD is a global policy research network dealing with the political economy of taxation policies and practices in relation to the poorer parts of the world.
Department of Economics, Strathclyde University
University department. Research interests in the Department are wide-ranging, with particular emphasis on Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Regional Economics and Energy Economics.
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