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South Africa in BRICS: a bilateral trade analysis
South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
South Africa’s rich endowment of mineral and natural resources complements Brazil’s specialisation in agriculture and raw materials, Russia’s position as a major player in the commodity market, India’s services...
Nigeria and the BRICS: current and potential trade relations and their Implications for the Nigerian economy
South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) countries have played a progressive role in global economic and political affairs since their recognition as global centres of growth. Based on their similar growth trajectories, ...
Promoting peer review as a compliance mechanism for regional integration
C. Grant Makokera; S. Gruzd / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Multilateral organisations have long used peer review as a means to encourage compliance with commitments made in the pursuit of various socio-economic goals. Africa established the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) as an indigenou...
Chinese Resources-For-Infrastructure (R4I) swaps: an escape from the resource curse?
P. Konijn / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
An R4I swap involves the exchange of natural resources for infrastructure. The revenues from the export of natural resources such as oil or copper are used as collateral for a loan to finance infrastructure development. R4I swaps were...
China and Zimbabwe: the context and contents of a complex relationship
A. Alao / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
China’s extensive relations with African countries continue to attract interest and concern, especially as the category of those expressing disquiet about the possibility of this being another kind of colonialism now seems to be...
Getting down to business: lessons from the African Peer Review Mechanism
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
The Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is an initiative aimed at fostering good governance and development in its participating states. As part of its multi-pronged inquiry, it devotes a great deal of attention to investigating corpo...
‘Good Citizens’: corporate social responsibility in Africa
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a growing consideration for businesses. The Country Review Reports (CRRs) compiled through the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) provide a unique lens through which CSR application in Africa...
The services sector in Africa
R. Sandrey / Trade Law Centre for Southern Africa, 2014
Services are playing an increasingly important role in the modern economy, but while economists and policy makers focus on trade in merchandise goods they tend to spend significantly less time examining the services trade. The lack of...
Barriers to infrastructure service delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
Evidence on Demand, 2014
In Africa, spending on infrastructure falls $30 to $48 billion short of estimates of the spending needed for sustained inclusive economic growth. This spending shortfall is manifest in poor access to services. For example, about two-t...
Developing cross-border production networks between North Eastern region of India, Bangladesh and Myanmar: a preliminary assessment
P. De; M. Majumdar / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
The North Eastern Region (NER) of India is pivotal to India’s growing economic and strategic partnership with Southeast and East Asia. The NER is also central to India’s Look East Policy (LEP), and acts as a land-bridge be...
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South Africa in BRICS: a bilateral trade analysis
South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
South Africa’s rich endowment of mineral and natural resources complements Brazil’s specialisation in agriculture and raw materials, Russia’s position as a major player in the commodity market, India’s services...
Nigeria and the BRICS: current and potential trade relations and their Implications for the Nigerian economy
South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) countries have played a progressive role in global economic and political affairs since their recognition as global centres of growth. Based on their similar growth trajectories, ...
Promoting peer review as a compliance mechanism for regional integration
C. Grant Makokera; S. Gruzd / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Multilateral organisations have long used peer review as a means to encourage compliance with commitments made in the pursuit of various socio-economic goals. Africa established the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) as an indigenou...
Chinese Resources-For-Infrastructure (R4I) swaps: an escape from the resource curse?
P. Konijn / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
An R4I swap involves the exchange of natural resources for infrastructure. The revenues from the export of natural resources such as oil or copper are used as collateral for a loan to finance infrastructure development. R4I swaps were...
China and Zimbabwe: the context and contents of a complex relationship
A. Alao / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
China’s extensive relations with African countries continue to attract interest and concern, especially as the category of those expressing disquiet about the possibility of this being another kind of colonialism now seems to be...
Getting down to business: lessons from the African Peer Review Mechanism
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
The Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is an initiative aimed at fostering good governance and development in its participating states. As part of its multi-pronged inquiry, it devotes a great deal of attention to investigating corpo...
‘Good Citizens’: corporate social responsibility in Africa
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a growing consideration for businesses. The Country Review Reports (CRRs) compiled through the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) provide a unique lens through which CSR application in Africa...
The services sector in Africa
R. Sandrey / Trade Law Centre for Southern Africa, 2014
Services are playing an increasingly important role in the modern economy, but while economists and policy makers focus on trade in merchandise goods they tend to spend significantly less time examining the services trade. The lack of...
Barriers to infrastructure service delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
Evidence on Demand, 2014
In Africa, spending on infrastructure falls $30 to $48 billion short of estimates of the spending needed for sustained inclusive economic growth. This spending shortfall is manifest in poor access to services. For example, about two-t...
Developing cross-border production networks between North Eastern region of India, Bangladesh and Myanmar: a preliminary assessment
P. De; M. Majumdar / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
The North Eastern Region (NER) of India is pivotal to India’s growing economic and strategic partnership with Southeast and East Asia. The NER is also central to India’s Look East Policy (LEP), and acts as a land-bridge be...
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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).
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.
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