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- DocumentCentre d'études prospectives et d'informations internationales, 2002The paper analyses China’s rise in international trade in the context of globalisation, in the sense of the reorganisation of production on a worldwide basis. Production processes have become internationally fragmented, as firms located in different countries take part in the production of a commodity but at different stages of the value-added chain.DocumentInternational Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2002As part of its effort to increase the knowledge base on child labour, the ILO has prepared new global estimates on the overall magnitude and distribution of working children.DocumentInternational Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, 2001Guide written for practitioners who are working with different models of individual and institutional knowledge collaboration.DocumentZed Books Limited, 1999Continued economic crisis and structural adjustment programme are undermining efforts toward the realisation of gender equality in primary schools. The reintroduction of school fees has affected parents' ability to meet the costs of education, but this has hit girls' participation more than boys' through the practice of male-preference.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2002This bibliography gives annotations of 52 texts on gender and economic globalisation. The texts are divided into three main sections: the impact of globalisation; trade agreements, policy and financial institutions; and responses to globalisation. The overview featured at the beginning of the bibliography provides a guide to the annotated texts.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2001One of the important features of the Turkish labor market is that public employment traditionally constitutes a large share of total employment. This share was 33 percent in 1990 and declined to 28 percent in 1996.Public administration employment constituted about 17 percent of the non-agricultural employment and about 10 percent of total employment in 1998.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2001The large amount of imports to GCC countries mean that domestic prices are more sensitive to changes in import prices than to domestic economic conditions.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2001In Lebanon, the labour implications of privatising the telecom sector have not yet been fully addressed. Job losses have been forecasted. This paper explores the issues.The report suggests that privatising the telecoms sector is very profitable for both the seller and the buyer. The big winner should be the economy as a whole, more specifically the Lebanese consumer.Document
Perceptions of the central and local governments engagement in corruptive activities: the case of TurkeyEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2001This paper aims to provide a general assessment of public administrative systems in Turkey both at local and central government levels.It takes a critical stance with regard to the integrity of the governance system in Turkey.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2001Rural farmers in northern Iran are considered to be one of the poorest groups in the country. To explore the factors that affect rural poverty, the report compares different socio-economic indicators with farmers income.