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Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

23 Jan 2017
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United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER); book; Editors: Channing Arndt and Finn Tarp – Details for “Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries”

This book aims to significantly lower the barriers to entry to the conduct of rigorous poverty measurement and increase the participation of analysts from developing countries in their own poverty assessments.

Comparing Structure and Organisation of Development Bureaucracies in Europe: A Pilot Study of European Aid Administrations

17 Jan 2017
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German Development Institute, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE); Discussion Paper 27/2016; Author: Thomas Henökl – Details for “Comparing Structure and Organisation of Development Bureaucracies in Europe: A Pilot Study of European Aid Administrations”

This study analyses the organisational structure, interaction patterns and the particular roles of decision-makers within public administrative bodies to identify and explain goal conflicts, diverging preferences and variation in administrative decision behaviour.

Do Migrants Transfer Productive Knowledge Back to Their Origin Countries? (PDF)

10 Jan 2017
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Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Développement International (CERDI); Études et Documents n° 22; Author: Jérôme Valette – Details for “Do Migrants Transfer Productive Knowledge Back to Their Origin Countries? (PDF)”

This paper analyses whether international migrants contribute to foster innovation in developing countries by inducing a transfer of productive knowledge from destination to the migrants’ home countries.

State-Society Relations and the Dilemmas of the New Developmentalist State

04 Jan 2017
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Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton; IDS Bulletin 47.2A; Author: Evelina Dagnino – Details for “State-Society Relations and the Dilemmas of the New Developmentalist State”

This article argues that the new developmental state has ended up by draining the potential of participatory democracy, which had brought together hopes for inclusive and sustainable development policies and had announced a new alliance between state and society through which rights could be ensured and democracy deepened.

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