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Working Paper
The role and effectiveness of Special Economic Zones in Tanzania

Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have been successfully used as an industrial policy tool in many countries...

Economic development Industrial policy Nonprofit organizations
Book Chapter
What Do Development NGOs Achieve?

Economic development projects Nonprofit organizations Panel analysis
Working Paper
Unpacking Women’s Health in Public-Private Partnerships: A Return to Instrumentalism in Development Policy and Practice?

There has been a significant increase in funding for health programmes in development over the last two decades, partly due to the formation of public-private partnerships...

Health Nonprofit organizations Qualitative research
Working Paper
Evaluation of Non-Governmental Development Organizations

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are now widely used in development economics. However, their use is often resisted by non-governmental development organizations...

Economic development projects Nonprofit organizations Panel analysis
Working Paper
Determinants of Foreign Aid in Family Planning: How Relevant is the Mexico City Policy?

The Mexico City Policy (MCP) prohibits the United States Agency for International Development from providing aid to international non-governmental organizations that provide abortion-related services...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Economic development) Families
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (September 2013)

24 September 2013 Tony Addison As Helsinki moves into a crisp sunny autumn, Angle brings you news of two big UNU-WIDER events...

Econometric models (Economic development) Children Climatic changes
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (August 2013)

22 August 2013 Tony Addison Angle returns from its Nordic summer break, to bring you more news and results from UNU-WIDER’s programme...

Econometric models (Economic development) Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Working Paper
Non-Traditional Aid and Gender Equity: Evidence from Million Dollar Donations

This paper investigates the role of non-traditional aid in meeting global challenges in improving gender equality and gender-related socioeconomic needs in the twenty-first century...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Econometric models (Economic development)
Blog
Aid to the Social Sectors – Achievements and Mistakes
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22 March 2013 The share of aid to social sectors has grown over the past 20 years. Evidence shows clear links between support to these sectors and poverty reduction, economic growth, and human development. But what works, and why?...

Children Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic growth
Presentation
Social protection in sub-Saharan Africa: Will the green shoots blossom?

Social Protection in the form of conditional cash transfers, non-contributory social pension schemes or targeted workfare programs, have evolved in recent years in an increasing number of developing countries. Impact evaluations show that social...

23 May 2012
Mediterranean Museum Auditorium, Fredsgatan 2, Stockholm, Sweden
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Book Chapter
The Vecino as Citizen: Neighbourhood Organizations in El Alto and the Transformation of Bolivian Citizenship

From the book: Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century

Democratization Nonprofit organizations Urbanization
Book Chapter
Blind Spots on the Map of Aid Allocations: Concentration and Complementarity of International NGO Aid

From the book: Development Aid

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development International agencies
Working Paper
Blind Spots on the Map of Aid Allocations: Concentration and Complementarity of International NGO Aid

The budgets of development NGOs have risen dramatically over the last decades. In stark contrast to bilateral donors, the geographic choices of NGOs remain virtually unexplored...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development International agencies
Book Chapter
The Global Path: Soft Law and Non-sovereigns Formalizing the Potency of the Informal Sector

From the book: Linking the Formal and Informal Economy

Institutional economics International law Nonprofit organizations
Book Chapter
Microinsurance for the Informal Economy Workers in India

From the book: Linking the Formal and Informal Economy

Informal sector (Economics) Insurance Nonprofit organizations
Book Chapter
Foreign Financing of Developing Countries' Private Sectors: Analysis and Description of Structure and Trends

From the book: External Finance for Private Sector Development

Economic assistance and foreign aid International finance Microfinance
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