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Social stability
Book Chapter
The Danish Model and the Globalizing Learning Economy

From the book: Development Success

Economic development Social stability Technological innovations
Blog
Climate Change Adds to Risks in North Africa
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Imed Drine The climate change threat North Africa is going through a turbulent year...

Agriculture Climatic changes Economic development
Working Paper
Climate Change Compounding Risks in North Africa

The impact of climate change on agriculture and poor groups’ livelihoods are one of the greatest potential threats to development and a key challenge in climate change agenda...

Agriculture Climatic changes Economic development
Blog
Surprises Ahead?

Tony Addison With six months remaining till the end of 2011, it’s time to take a peek into the near future. What can we expect? John Kenneth Galbraith once said that economic forecasting was invented to make astrology look respectable...

Agriculture Climatic changes Debts, Public
Book Chapter
Foreign Direct Investment and Trade in the Southern African Development Community

From the book: Southern Engines of Global Growth

International trade Investments, Foreign Social stability
Working Paper
The Danish Model and the Globalizing Learning Economy: Lessons for Developing Countries

Although Denmark shares with the other four Nordic countries certain attributes, such as pragmatic protestant religion, small and homogenous population, strong social democratic parties and ambitious welfare states, it also has its own characteristic...

Economic development Economic growth Economic policy
Working Paper
Foreign Direct Investment and Trade in the Southern African Development Community

We use a modified gravity model to estimate the relationship between trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Southern African Development Community (SADC)...

International trade Investments, Foreign Social stability
Book Chapter
Czech Republic

From the book: Inequality and Social Structure During the Transition

Equality and inequality Income distribution Privatization
Blog
Elusive Prosperity, Volatile Politics and International Migration

by Andrés Solimano At the turn of the twentieth century, a large number of Europeans—mainly Italians and Spaniards—left their homelands and headed to the distant southern shores of Argentina responding to the good economic opportun...

Economic growth Labor mobility Macroeconomics
Book Chapter
Stabilization Programmes, Social Costs, Violence, and Humanitarian Emergencies

From the book: War, Hunger, and Displacement

Institutional economics Microeconomics Social conflict
Book Chapter
From Humanitarianism to Reconstruction: Towards an Alternative Approach to Economic and Social Recovery from War

From the book: Global Insecurity

Conflict management Economic development Humanitarian assistance
Working Paper
Communist and Transitory Income Distribution and Social Structure in the Czech Republic

Statistical and sociological evidence is gathered to display changes in social structure of the Czech society before and after 1989, with a special focus on economic inequalities...

Equality and inequality Income distribution Privatization
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