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Research Brief
How Can Aid Help Agriculture Become More Resilient to Climate Change?

Review shows that global agricultural production must be increased by about 70 per cent by 2050 in order to provide sufficient nourishment for the world’s growing population...

Agriculture Climate change Public expenditures
Working Paper
Advancing Small Area Estimation

The poverty mapping methodology for estimating welfare rankings from small areas has proven to be useful in guiding allocation of government funds, regional planning, and general policy formulation...

Econometric models (Economic development) Public expenditures Methodology (Poverty)
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (April 2013)

30 April 2013 Tony Addison As April closes, our thoughts turn to UNU-WIDER’s spring/summer programme. And it’s a busy one...

Economic development Conflict management Economic assistance and foreign aid
Working Paper
Financing Sustainable Agriculture Under Climate Change with a Specific Focus on Foreign Aid

Agricultural development is facing great challenges in meeting global food security and is expected to face even greater difficulties under climate change...

Agriculture Climate change Public expenditures
Working Paper
Infrastructure and Climate Change: Impacts and Adaptations for the Zambezi River Valley

The African Development Bank has called for US$40 billion per year over the coming decades to be provided to African countries to address development issues directly related to climate change...

Climate change Econometric models (Economic development) Public expenditures
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (March 2013)

Tony Addison This month saw UNU-WIDER in Stockholm for the ReCom results meeting on ‘aid and the social sectors’, which took place at Sida on 13 March...

Decision making (Finance, Public) Econometric models (Economic development) Agriculture
Research Brief
What is the Effect of Aid on Primary Enrolment and Quality of Education?

An increase of education aid by one per cent increases the rate of primary education enrolment by 0.06 percentage points. The most robust effect on primary enrolment is obtained by aid to the category ‘education facilities and training’...

Econometric models (Economic development) Economic assistance and foreign aid Education
Working Paper
Making Aid Work for Education in Developing Countries: an Analysis of Aid Effectiveness for Primary Education Coverage and Quality

This paper examines the effect of education aid on primary enrollment and education quality...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Economic development) Education
Working Paper
The Political Economy of Food Price Policy: the Case of Bangladesh

Global food price hikes during 2007 and 2008 resulted in a sharp rise in staple food prices in Bangladesh. The poor and marginalized households were particularly vulnerable to such an adverse situation as their real purchasing power eroded...

Agriculture Public expenditures Food security
Research Brief
How to Spend It?

A donor dilemma: aid effectiveness in fragile states. Donors are often faced with the dilemma that those countries most in need of aid are often those least likely to spend it effectively...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Public expenditures Public welfare
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (January 2012)

Tony Addison January saw the snow arrive in Helsinki. As I look out across the harbour, the scene is one of various shades of white and grey. The temperature is well below zero (minus 20 o c)...

Commercial policy Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Working Paper
How To Spend It: The Organization of Public Spending and Aid Effectiveness

As aid diminishes in importance, donors need a capacity that enables governments to improve the quality of their public spending...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Public expenditures Public welfare
Book Chapter
Aid and Dutch Disease in the South Pacific and in Other Small Island States

From the book: Understanding Small-Island Developing States

Economic assistance and foreign aid Public expenditures Foreign exchange
Journal Article
Aid and Dutch Disease in the South Pacific and in Other Small Island States

Part of Journal Special Issue Fragility and Development in Small Island Developing States

Economic assistance and foreign aid Public expenditures Foreign exchange
Book Chapter
Practical and Theoretical Implications of the Joint Evaluation of General Budget Support

From the book: Foreign Aid for Development

Budget Economic assistance and foreign aid Public expenditures
Working Paper
Lessons from the Transition Economies: Putting the Success Stories of the Postcommunist World into a Broader Perspective

Why many transition economies succeeded by pursuing policies that are so different from the radical economic liberalization (shock therapy) that is normally credited for the economic success of central European countries?...

Communist Comparative economics Economic development
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