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Ghana’s political settlement and constraints to structural transformation
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2016
In Ghana, years after Jerry Rawlings left power in 2000, and with elections becoming competitive, political  patronage and personalisation remain high. Public institutions are weak and there are widespread perceptions of ...
The political settlement and ‘deals environment’ in Rwanda: Unpacking two decades of economic growth
P. Behuria; T. Goodfellow / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2016
In the two decades since 1994, the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) government has achieved growth rates of over 6 percent every year (with the exception of 2003 and 2013). This has led to praise from diverse groups, ranging from ...
Extending social insurance to informal workers
Overseas Development Institute 2016
Informal workers face high levels of risks yet the majority are not covered by social insurance. Meanwhile, women informal workers face specific and heightened risks, yet more women than men are excluded from insurance schemes...
Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) (IESE)
IESE is an independent Mozambican nonprofit organisation, which conducts and promotes interdisciplinary scientific research on problems of social and economic development in Mozambique and Southern Africa. Website is in Portuguese.
Social Protection for the elderly as a development strategy: a case study of Kenya's old persons cash transfer programme
P. Mathiu; E.K. Mathiu / Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) 2016
Kenya has made progressive investments in social protection forthe ageing, providing lessons and existing opportunities for similar programmes. In Kenya, there has been a paradigm shift from universal social protection schemes...
Population ageing in the Small Island Developing States of Africa: trends and socioeconomic implications
UN Economic Commission for Africa 2016
Ageing of the population poses several profound impacts on every aspect of life. This phenomenon has been visible in the Small Island Developing States of Africa (SIDS) and is expected to continue in the next few decades as the SIDS a...
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
Income security for all Ugandans in old age
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda 2016
Uganda has a rich tradition of care and respect for the elderly. But, as in all societies, this informal system of support – while still functioning for some – is, for many others, beginning to weaken as a result of poverty,...
Relocating China's foreign reserves
Q. Yu / School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University 2016
The present global capitalism based on private property rights, free market competition and rule of law has taken shape shortly after World War II, which led to the first wave of contemporary international economic integration. Yet it...
Development Research Center of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (DRC)
The Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC) is a policy research and consulting institution directly under the State Council, the central government of the People's Republic of China. Its major function is to conduct advanced research on the overall, comprehensive, strategic and long-term issues in the economic and social development, as well as relevant key and hot problems rela...
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Ghana’s political settlement and constraints to structural transformation
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2016
In Ghana, years after Jerry Rawlings left power in 2000, and with elections becoming competitive, political  patronage and personalisation remain high. Public institutions are weak and there are widespread perceptions of ...
The political settlement and ‘deals environment’ in Rwanda: Unpacking two decades of economic growth
P. Behuria; T. Goodfellow / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2016
In the two decades since 1994, the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) government has achieved growth rates of over 6 percent every year (with the exception of 2003 and 2013). This has led to praise from diverse groups, ranging from ...
Extending social insurance to informal workers
Overseas Development Institute 2016
Informal workers face high levels of risks yet the majority are not covered by social insurance. Meanwhile, women informal workers face specific and heightened risks, yet more women than men are excluded from insurance schemes...
Social Protection for the elderly as a development strategy: a case study of Kenya's old persons cash transfer programme
P. Mathiu; E.K. Mathiu / Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) 2016
Kenya has made progressive investments in social protection forthe ageing, providing lessons and existing opportunities for similar programmes. In Kenya, there has been a paradigm shift from universal social protection schemes...
Population ageing in the Small Island Developing States of Africa: trends and socioeconomic implications
UN Economic Commission for Africa 2016
Ageing of the population poses several profound impacts on every aspect of life. This phenomenon has been visible in the Small Island Developing States of Africa (SIDS) and is expected to continue in the next few decades as the SIDS a...
Income security for all Ugandans in old age
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda 2016
Uganda has a rich tradition of care and respect for the elderly. But, as in all societies, this informal system of support – while still functioning for some – is, for many others, beginning to weaken as a result of poverty,...
Relocating China's foreign reserves
Q. Yu / School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University 2016
The present global capitalism based on private property rights, free market competition and rule of law has taken shape shortly after World War II, which led to the first wave of contemporary international economic integration. Yet it...
China's development finance to Africa: a media based approach to data collection
Center for Global Development, USA 2013
How big is China’s aid to Africa? Does it complement or undermine the efforts of traditional donors? China releases little information, and outside estimates of the size and nature of Chinese aid vary widely. In an effort to over...
2016 Aid tansparency index
Publish What You Fund 2016
2015 was an important year for international development, with governments agreeing to the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the next fifteen years. It was also a critical year for aid transparency. Back in 2011, le...
China - Africa factsheet
South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
China-Africa ties have expanded beyond trade and investment in extractive industries to engagement in telecommunications, infrastructure, manufacturing, finance, media, agriculture and peace and security issues. This factsheet provide...
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Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) (IESE)
IESE is an independent Mozambican nonprofit organisation, which conducts and promotes interdisciplinary scientific research on problems of social and economic development in Mozambique and Southern Africa. Website is in Portuguese.
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
Development Research Center of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (DRC)
The Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC) is a policy research and consulting institution directly under the State Council, the central government of the People's Republic of China. Its major function is to conduct advanced research on the overall, comprehensive, strategic and long-term issues in the economic and social development, as well as relevant key and hot problems rela...
SmartLessons / SmartBooks
SmartLessons are brief, 4-page case studies written by International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank staff practitioners about lessons learned in the course of operational projects implemented by the World Bank, IFC, or both organisations jointly.  Produced for the last ten years and only recently made available to the external audiences, SmartLessons are indexed by country, regio...
Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB)
CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB) carries out scientific research aimed at contributing to the economic decision-making process of politicians and policymakers.
K-Developedia
K-Developedia is an open access repository that contains more than 35,000 resources on Korean development experience. Key features: K-Developedia allows users to free access to 35,000 full texts, photos, and videos on Korea’s development experience Resources include Korea’s policy document, development cases, comparative studies and developme...
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 International Relations, Greece (IDIS)
Thnk tank covering Greek/ foreign relations, emerging powers, governance issues.
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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