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Democratising trade politics in the Americas: insights from the women's, environmental and labour movements
R. Icaza; P. Newell; M. Saguier / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
This paper explores the extent to which and the ways in which civil society groups are contributing to the democratisation of trade policy and politics in the Americas. It explores the strategies adopted by a range of NGOs and social ...
Energy, jobs and skills: a rapid assessment of potential in Mtwara, Tanzania
W. Samji; K. Nsa-Kaisi,; A. Albee / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2009
Energy development in Mtwara is a fundamental part of the overall national energy strategy which is based on the desire to move away from hydro-dependent power sources, and the opportunity to achieve this through the development of na...
Global crisis, environmental volatility and expansion of the Indian leather industry
A.K. Bhandari / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
The leather industry occupies a place of prominence in the Indian economy in view of its massive potential for employment, growth and exports. However, the on-going global economic slowdown and the wide erratic behaviour of the overal...
Compliance, competitiveness and market access: a study on Indian seafood industry
S. Jayasekhar; C.N. Kumar / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
This study attempts to estimate the effects of the sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures in terms of trade elasticity of regulations and competitiveness of exports. In spite of the generalised acknowledgment of grow...
Financing pattern of Indian corporate sector under liberalisation: with focus on acquiring firms abroad
P.L. Beena / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2011
Indian corporate sector has experienced a paradigm shift over the last two decades with the initiation of certain measures of financial liberalisation. As a result of these policy changes, the ratio of Indian FDI outflows to Indi...
What do regional trade reforms mean for Zambia?
Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research, 2012
Zambia is participating actively in regional integration programmes, but little is know about the impacts of tariff reforms associated with such initiatives. This paper assesses the potential effects for Zambia of the trade reforms im...
The last golden land? Chinese private companies go to Africa
J. Gu / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2012
A new dynamic presence is spreading rapidly and widely across Africa: that of Chinese private enterprises. For these firms, Africa is ‘the last golden land’ of economic opportunity. Based on the most extensive survey to da...
Firm behaviour and the introduction of new exports: evidence from Brazil
X. Cirera; A. Marin; R. Markwald / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2012
One of the main objectives of economic development policy is to achieve export diversification. This paper contributes to understanding the process of export diversification by analysing firm level determinants in Brazil during the pe...
Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR)
The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) is a Think-Tank whose mandate is to conduct research and analysis primarily, but not exclusively for policy formulation, implementation and monitoring. The Institute supports the Government, the Private Sector, Civil Society and other stakeholders in Zambia on evidence-based policy advice through conducting research and poli...
Regionalism and economic integration in Africa: a conceptual and theoretical perspective
D. Sakyi; E.E.O. Opoku / African Capacity Building Foundation, 2014
A well-established strand of the literature on regionalism and economic integration has made clear that economic, geopolitical, and socio-cultural relationships across the globe, for which Africa is no exception, have been changing ra...
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Democratising trade politics in the Americas: insights from the women's, environmental and labour movements
R. Icaza; P. Newell; M. Saguier / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
This paper explores the extent to which and the ways in which civil society groups are contributing to the democratisation of trade policy and politics in the Americas. It explores the strategies adopted by a range of NGOs and social ...
Energy, jobs and skills: a rapid assessment of potential in Mtwara, Tanzania
W. Samji; K. Nsa-Kaisi,; A. Albee / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2009
Energy development in Mtwara is a fundamental part of the overall national energy strategy which is based on the desire to move away from hydro-dependent power sources, and the opportunity to achieve this through the development of na...
Global crisis, environmental volatility and expansion of the Indian leather industry
A.K. Bhandari / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
The leather industry occupies a place of prominence in the Indian economy in view of its massive potential for employment, growth and exports. However, the on-going global economic slowdown and the wide erratic behaviour of the overal...
Compliance, competitiveness and market access: a study on Indian seafood industry
S. Jayasekhar; C.N. Kumar / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
This study attempts to estimate the effects of the sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures in terms of trade elasticity of regulations and competitiveness of exports. In spite of the generalised acknowledgment of grow...
Financing pattern of Indian corporate sector under liberalisation: with focus on acquiring firms abroad
P.L. Beena / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2011
Indian corporate sector has experienced a paradigm shift over the last two decades with the initiation of certain measures of financial liberalisation. As a result of these policy changes, the ratio of Indian FDI outflows to Indi...
What do regional trade reforms mean for Zambia?
Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research, 2012
Zambia is participating actively in regional integration programmes, but little is know about the impacts of tariff reforms associated with such initiatives. This paper assesses the potential effects for Zambia of the trade reforms im...
The last golden land? Chinese private companies go to Africa
J. Gu / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2012
A new dynamic presence is spreading rapidly and widely across Africa: that of Chinese private enterprises. For these firms, Africa is ‘the last golden land’ of economic opportunity. Based on the most extensive survey to da...
Firm behaviour and the introduction of new exports: evidence from Brazil
X. Cirera; A. Marin; R. Markwald / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2012
One of the main objectives of economic development policy is to achieve export diversification. This paper contributes to understanding the process of export diversification by analysing firm level determinants in Brazil during the pe...
Regionalism and economic integration in Africa: a conceptual and theoretical perspective
D. Sakyi; E.E.O. Opoku / African Capacity Building Foundation, 2014
A well-established strand of the literature on regionalism and economic integration has made clear that economic, geopolitical, and socio-cultural relationships across the globe, for which Africa is no exception, have been changing ra...
Measuring the inclusivity of inclusive business
E. Wach / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2012
‘Inclusive Business’ has enormous potential to contribute positively to development outcomes. Working through core business models, the ‘Inclusive Business’ approach requires minimal outside support and can oft...
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Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR)
The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) is a Think-Tank whose mandate is to conduct research and analysis primarily, but not exclusively for policy formulation, implementation and monitoring. The Institute supports the Government, the Private Sector, Civil Society and other stakeholders in Zambia on evidence-based policy advice through conducting research and poli...
The Emerging Markets Symposium
With more than half the world’s people and over 40% of its economy, Brazil, China, India, Russia and other emerging markets in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas are widely expected to be economic and geo-political powers in the 21st century and beyond. But their future progress, relationships with the rest of the world and each other and prospects for growth, social cohesion and politica...
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) was established in July 2004 as an autonomous research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The establishment of ISAS reflects the increasing economic and political importance of South Asia, and the strong historical links between South Asia and Southeast Asia. ISAS is dedicated to research on contemporary South Asia. The I...
Africa Portal
The Africa Portal is an online resource that seeks to broaden the availability, accessibility and use of policy research on issues critical to the future of Africa. It is a collaborative project between the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). The Africa Portal offers a range of features including a Digit...
Forum on China-Africa Cooperation
FOCAC is a multilateral network set up to assist cooperation between China and African countries, and covers various aspects of politics, trade, economy, society and culture.
World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre)
The World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) was established as a legacy of the Rio+20 Conference to keep the commitment to inclusive and sustainable development alive. The RIO+ Centre works with governments, civil society and the private sector to inspire and inform policies and practices that lead to greater social, environmental and economic justice. As a global centre based in th...
SAIS China Africa Research Initiative
The China Africa Research Initiative (CARI) is based at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. It works in promoting research, conducting evidence-based analysis, fostering collaboration, and training future leaders to better understand the economic and political dimensions of China-Africa relations and their implications for human security and global development.
Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP)
The Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP) is an initiative to explore and showcase India's success in meeting development challenges in terms of policy and practice. It supports evidence generation and uptake on global and national policy issues. The aim of the programme is to design, support and supervise the implementation of evidence generation and its uptake thereby meeting the key KPP objecti...
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) is the think tank of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research and analysis on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics & Environment (CUTS CITEE)
CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics & Environment (CUTS CITEE) is a programme centre of CUTS International, a civil society organisation working on public interest issues of Trade, Economic Regulations, Governance and Human Development, with its headquarters in Jaipur, India and presence in Nairobi (Kenya), Lusaka (Zambia), Accra (Ghana), Hanoi (Vietnam) and Geneva (Switzerland).
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