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Mining value chains and green growth in South Africa: A conflictual but intertwined relationship
G. Montmasson - Clair / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2015
The development of mining value chains is conflictual but deeply intertwined with the goal of sustainable development.  The response of mining value chains to the shift to a green economy cannot be business-as-usual and requires ...
How should Uganda grow?
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
Income per capita in Uganda has doubled in the last 20 years. However, economic growth has been concentrated in non-tradable activities and faces challenges, including rapid rural population growth, high dependency ratios and an appro...
Climate change and food systems: Global assessments and implications for food security and trade
A. Elbehri (ed) / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015
This book collects the findings of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past 20 years. The evidence presented describes how glob...
The impact of Arab Spring on hiring and separation rates in the Tunisian labor market
I. Haouas; A. Heshmati / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The Arab Spring rocked Tunisia in 2011 and not only does it symbolise the power of ordinary people, but it also shed light on the structural economic problems afflicting the region. This paper analyses the hiring and separation...
India and its Eastern neighbours: prospects for sub-regional cooperation
S. Ramaswamy / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
South Asia is the fastest growing region in the world. The combined economy of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is the third largest in the world in terms of GDP (PPP), with US and China ahead. SAARC countr...
Climate change and the agri-food trade: perceptions of exporters in Peru and Uganda
A. Kasterine; A. Butt; H. de Beule / International Trade Centre, 2015
The report presents the findings of research on the perceptions of agri-food exporters of climate change, providing insight into the perceived needs of business and exporters in responding to climate change impacts in Uganda and Peru....
India and APEC: an appraisal
V.S. Seshadri / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ( APEC) forum, a premier regional institution promoting trade, investment and other linkages among economies of the Asia-Pacific region, has just celebrated twenty five years of its establishment....
How to achieve efficiency in public procurement auctions
B.K.O. Tas / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This paper empirically investigates the optimal number of bidders to achieve the lowest procurement prices in public procurement auctions. It uses a unique data set provided by the Public Procurement Authority of Turkey that covers al...
Can a nuclear deal help Iran’s young labor force?
F. Roudi / Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2015
Iran is poised to reap a vast “demographic dividend” if the appropriate national and international policies are adopted, including a nuclear deal with the P5+1 (five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germa...
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...
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Mining value chains and green growth in South Africa: A conflictual but intertwined relationship
G. Montmasson - Clair / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2015
The development of mining value chains is conflictual but deeply intertwined with the goal of sustainable development.  The response of mining value chains to the shift to a green economy cannot be business-as-usual and requires ...
How should Uganda grow?
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
Income per capita in Uganda has doubled in the last 20 years. However, economic growth has been concentrated in non-tradable activities and faces challenges, including rapid rural population growth, high dependency ratios and an appro...
Climate change and food systems: Global assessments and implications for food security and trade
A. Elbehri (ed) / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015
This book collects the findings of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past 20 years. The evidence presented describes how glob...
The impact of Arab Spring on hiring and separation rates in the Tunisian labor market
I. Haouas; A. Heshmati / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The Arab Spring rocked Tunisia in 2011 and not only does it symbolise the power of ordinary people, but it also shed light on the structural economic problems afflicting the region. This paper analyses the hiring and separation...
India and its Eastern neighbours: prospects for sub-regional cooperation
S. Ramaswamy / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
South Asia is the fastest growing region in the world. The combined economy of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is the third largest in the world in terms of GDP (PPP), with US and China ahead. SAARC countr...
Climate change and the agri-food trade: perceptions of exporters in Peru and Uganda
A. Kasterine; A. Butt; H. de Beule / International Trade Centre, 2015
The report presents the findings of research on the perceptions of agri-food exporters of climate change, providing insight into the perceived needs of business and exporters in responding to climate change impacts in Uganda and Peru....
India and APEC: an appraisal
V.S. Seshadri / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ( APEC) forum, a premier regional institution promoting trade, investment and other linkages among economies of the Asia-Pacific region, has just celebrated twenty five years of its establishment....
How to achieve efficiency in public procurement auctions
B.K.O. Tas / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This paper empirically investigates the optimal number of bidders to achieve the lowest procurement prices in public procurement auctions. It uses a unique data set provided by the Public Procurement Authority of Turkey that covers al...
Can a nuclear deal help Iran’s young labor force?
F. Roudi / Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2015
Iran is poised to reap a vast “demographic dividend” if the appropriate national and international policies are adopted, including a nuclear deal with the P5+1 (five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germa...
Sustainable, low carbon transport in emerging and developing economies
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, 2012
The overall structure of the transport sector in the developing world is changing because of rapid urbanisation. While Latin America is already highly urbanised, Africa and especially Asia are still undergoing rapid urbanisation. It i...
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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).
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...
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