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Poverty, Employment and Inequality in the SDGs: Heterodox Discourse, Orthodox Policies?

20 Feb 2017
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International Institute of Social Studies (ISS); ISS Working Paper Series / General Series Volume 626; Author: Malte Luebker – Details for “Poverty, Employment and Inequality in the SDGs: Heterodox Discourse, Orthodox Policies?”

This paper uses examples from Asia to analyse SDG 8 ‘Sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth’. It concludes that the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining is important.

Choosing Between Research Rigour or Support for Advocacy Movements, a False Dichotomy?

09 Feb 2017
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Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton; IDS Bulletin 47.6; Authors: Kat Pittore; Dolf J. H. te Lintelo; James Georgalakis; Tumaini Mikindo – Details for “Choosing Between Research Rigour or Support for Advocacy Movements, a False Dichotomy?”

This article discusses the conceptualisation and operationalisation of engaged excellence, exploring the tensions between research and policy advocacy.

Making Waves: Implications of the Irregular Migration and Refugee Situation on Official Development Assistance Spending and Practices in Europe

06 Feb 2017
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Expert Group for Aid Studies (EBA); EBA-Report 2017:01; Authors: Anna Knoll and Andrew Sheriff – Details for “Making Waves: Implications of the Irregular Migration and Refugee Situation on Official Development Assistance Spending and Practices in Europe”

Based on the most recent developments in Europe, this report high-lights a number of key issues concerning the development and migration nexus.

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.

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