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Trade liberalization and the skill composition of migrant flows: the case of morocco
F. Karam / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Several recent studies have investigated the relation between trade liberalisation and emigration in Morocco, without looking at the impact of trade liberalisation on skilled and unskilled migration. This paper investigates the effect...
Where next for social protection?
S. Devereux; K. Roelen; M. Ulrichs / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
The rapid ascendancy of social protection up the development policy agenda in the past ten to 15 years raises questions about whether its current prominence will be sustained, or whether it will turn out to be just another development...
Commodity price volatility and the sources of growth
T.V.D.V. Cavalcanti; K. Mohaddes; M. Raissi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Countries specialised in the export of just a few primary products are usually exposed to substantial commodity price volatility and suffer from a high degree of macroeconomic instability. The central message of this paper is that the...
Economic governance: African Women's Engagement in Trade Agreements
FEMNET false 2012
How are trade agreements formulated, and who exactly is involved in the negotiation processes? These are the questions addressed in this short documentary, produced by FEMNET with support from Trust Africa. It highlights some of the c...
Developing new technologies to address neglected diseases: the role of Product Development Partnerships and Advanced Market Commitments - Developing-new-technologies-to-address-neglected-diseases.pdf
C. Grace / Department for International Development Health Resource Centre (HRC), 2006
This paper focuses on the complementary roles of Product Development Partnerships (PDPs) and Advanced Market Commitments (AMCs), as mechanisms to incentivise industry towards the development of health technologies for neglected diseas...
Helpdesk Report: Evidence on outcomes of skills development /TVET programmes
S. Baxter / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
Education lifts people out of poverty, but the quality and relevance of that education affect levels of progress. There is a large pool of evidence available that aims to analyse the economic benefits but what evidence is available on...
Helpdesk Report: best practices for vocational skills training in Africa
L. Bolton / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
The literature on vocational training discusses practices in both the formal and informal sectors and from both government and non-government providers. One best practice common to all of these emerges. It is fundamental that the obje...
The imprecision of volatility indexes
R. Grover; A. Shah / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
The volatility index (vix) is a measure of market's expectation of volatility. The usefulness of the forward-looking vix, over volatility forecasts based on historical data, has been explored extensively in literature. This has led to...
A Review of build-operate-transfer for infrastructure development
2001
The Philippines has used the Build-operate-transfer (BOT) Law as amended to motivate private sector provision of infrastructure. After a brief period of success in using the BOT approach to provide infrastructure, the country faces a ...
Economic crisis...once more
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001
This book is a collection of 15 exhaustive studies on the recent East Asian financial crisis. This volume attempts to understand the nature and causes of the crisis, examines its impact on the domestic economy and recommends some meas...
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Trade liberalization and the skill composition of migrant flows: the case of morocco
F. Karam / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Several recent studies have investigated the relation between trade liberalisation and emigration in Morocco, without looking at the impact of trade liberalisation on skilled and unskilled migration. This paper investigates the effect...
Where next for social protection?
S. Devereux; K. Roelen; M. Ulrichs / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
The rapid ascendancy of social protection up the development policy agenda in the past ten to 15 years raises questions about whether its current prominence will be sustained, or whether it will turn out to be just another development...
Commodity price volatility and the sources of growth
T.V.D.V. Cavalcanti; K. Mohaddes; M. Raissi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Countries specialised in the export of just a few primary products are usually exposed to substantial commodity price volatility and suffer from a high degree of macroeconomic instability. The central message of this paper is that the...
Economic governance: African Women's Engagement in Trade Agreements
FEMNET false 2012
How are trade agreements formulated, and who exactly is involved in the negotiation processes? These are the questions addressed in this short documentary, produced by FEMNET with support from Trust Africa. It highlights some of the c...
Developing new technologies to address neglected diseases: the role of Product Development Partnerships and Advanced Market Commitments - Developing-new-technologies-to-address-neglected-diseases.pdf
C. Grace / Department for International Development Health Resource Centre (HRC), 2006
This paper focuses on the complementary roles of Product Development Partnerships (PDPs) and Advanced Market Commitments (AMCs), as mechanisms to incentivise industry towards the development of health technologies for neglected diseas...
Helpdesk Report: Evidence on outcomes of skills development /TVET programmes
S. Baxter / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
Education lifts people out of poverty, but the quality and relevance of that education affect levels of progress. There is a large pool of evidence available that aims to analyse the economic benefits but what evidence is available on...
Helpdesk Report: best practices for vocational skills training in Africa
L. Bolton / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
The literature on vocational training discusses practices in both the formal and informal sectors and from both government and non-government providers. One best practice common to all of these emerges. It is fundamental that the obje...
The imprecision of volatility indexes
R. Grover; A. Shah / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
The volatility index (vix) is a measure of market's expectation of volatility. The usefulness of the forward-looking vix, over volatility forecasts based on historical data, has been explored extensively in literature. This has led to...
A Review of build-operate-transfer for infrastructure development
2001
The Philippines has used the Build-operate-transfer (BOT) Law as amended to motivate private sector provision of infrastructure. After a brief period of success in using the BOT approach to provide infrastructure, the country faces a ...
Economic crisis...once more
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001
This book is a collection of 15 exhaustive studies on the recent East Asian financial crisis. This volume attempts to understand the nature and causes of the crisis, examines its impact on the domestic economy and recommends some meas...
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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...
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.
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