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Project | Aug - Dec 2003
This case study project is related to an attempt by the World Bank to come up with a set of measurable social indicators. The Bank wishes to: - ...
Malaysia Botswana Social Development Investment, Africa: Botswana., Asia: Malaysia
CMI Report | Jan 2000
The report consists of two parts. Part 1 comprises an assessment and overview of the prevailing macro-economic situation in Bangladesh. With this background, ...
Book Chapter | Dec 2007
Indices of political instability Ivar Kolstad International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Ed
Book | Aug 2013
Nepal is in the process of forming a federal state, where the borders of the provinces is one essential, but disputed, issue. The book discusses underlying ...
Federalism, Poverty, Social indicators, Nepal
Journal Article | Jun 2016
There is sufficient evidence to say that female empowerment affects economic and social outcomes, in particular for girls. There is, however, no unified ...
Intrahousehold, female autonomy, South-Asia, Nepal
CMI Report | Feb 2013
Nepal is in the process of forming a federal state, where the borders of the provinces is one essential, but disputed, issue. The report discusses underlying ...
Federalism, Poverty, Social indicators
Security for Many or Surplus for the Few? Customary Tenure and Social Differentiation in Southern Malawi
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2007
It has been argued that the ambiguities in Malawian customary tenure may aggravate processes of social differentiation and class formation. The ...
Land tenure, Customary land, Social differentiation, Malawi, Poverty
U4 Issue | Dec 2011
Do natural resources reduce social trust? And if so, do natural resources have a direct effect on trust, or is their effect indirect through variables ...
natural resource management, corruption, natural resources, social trust
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This study analyses the link between social development and foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries. Previous empirical studies conflict ...
Journal Article | May 2012
Do natural resources reduce social trust? This paper reviews the literature on natural resources and on trust. The existing theoretical and empirical ...
Natural resources, oil, trust, corruption, Angola
Is it both what you know and who you know? Human capital, social capital and entrepreneurial success
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This paper analyzes the importance of human and social capital for entrepreneurial success, using survey data of 459 urban entrepreneurs in Luanda, Angola. ...
Entrepreneurship, returns to schooling, human capital, social capital, endogeneity, Angola
Report in External Series | Sep 2014
This study provides an overview of the evolution of political parties since the birth of Bangladesh. It analyses and compares the ideology, organisational ...
Political parties, Bangladesh
Project | Jan 2002
This CMI study confirmed that social development issues play a relatively marginal role in influencing the investment climate and the level of foreign ...
Project | Jan 2002 - Dec 2004
The objective of the project is to improve our understanding of the information needs and appropriate institutional structures for fisheries management ...
Natural resource management, fisheries, local knowledge, Africa: Malawi, Mozambique
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Creating a favourable investment climate is crucial for economic development. In this study, we explore the impact of social development variables on ...
Foreign direct investment, Domestic investment, Social development
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Investment is crucial for economic development. A number of empirical studies document a relationship between social development and aggregate foreign ...
Foreign direct investment, Social development
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
In 1996, the World Bank and a network of non-governmental organizations (SAPRIN) started cooperating on an evaluation of 15 years of structural adjustment ...
Structural adjustment programme, Assessment, SAPRIN, World Bank, Ghana, Bangladesh, Ecuador
News | 17 Jun 2014
Nepal consists of more than 100 different castes and ethnic groups. A recent social inclusion survey reveals deep social exclusion, discrimination and immense differences between the different groups. Will Nepal succeed in lifting the poorest castes and ethnic groups in the country out of poverty using inclusive policies?
Security for many or surplus for the few? Customary tenure and social differentiation in Southern Malawi
Journal Article | Mar 2009
It has been argued that the ambiguities in Malawian customary tenure may aggravate processes of social differentiation and class formation. The article ...
U4 Issue | Mar 2012
Corruption indicators have been used in budget support Performance Assessment Frameworks (PAFs) for a variety of purposes, including to control for misappropriation ...
Performance Assessment Framework (PAF), General Budget Support (GBS), , Corruption, Anti-corruption, Indicator Measurement, Monitoring, Evaluation, evaluation measurement