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A universal preference for equality in health? Reasons to reconsider properties of applied welfare functions
Journal Article | Dec 2012
The literature on how to combine efficiency and equity considerations in the social valuation of health allocations has borrowed extensively from applied ...
Health equity, Social welfare function, Eliciting preferences
Book Chapter | Jan 2014
Rethinking social citizenship: the case of the Finnmark Act Hugo Stokke Juridification and Social C
Event | 6 Nov 2013
Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change. The poor are the most vulnerable to heat waves, sea level rise, the destruction of coastal zones, drought and water shortages. Is fair global interenational climate governance possible, asks Professor Oliver C. Ruppel.
CMI Report | Jan 1997
This study forms part of the output of a consultancy on Social Development Funds in Zimbabwe and Malawi commissioned from Chr. Michelsen Institute by ...
Poverty alleviation, Microcredit, Social aspects, Evaluation, Malawi, Africa: Malawi
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This study analyses the link between social development and foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries. Previous empirical studies conflict ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Social Rights Litigation as Transformation: South African Perspectives Siri Gloppen Democratising D
Social rights, Africa: South Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
Evolutionary game theory provides the tools to analyze which strategies, or patterns of behaviour, emerge over time through a process of adaptation. ...
Evolutionary game theory, Social norms, Classification-JEL: C73
Book Chapter | Jun 2013
In this essay I address how water is memorable as both personal sensory and a social experience. To this end this is a consideration of the relationship ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
There is growing psychological evidence that various processes differently contribute to our propensity to support or challenge the status quo; to embrace ...
From a Temporary Emergency Shelter to an Urbanized Neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2016
Introduction In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency against the ...
Khartoum, El-Fasher, IDP camp, Abu Shoak, camp, Sudan, Darfur
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Courts, Rights and Social Transformation: Concluding Reflections Roberto Gargarella, Pilar Domingo
CMI Report | Jan 2009
The discourse on social exclusion in Nepal is very ideological, with some authors considering basically all Nepalis as socially excluded except for male ...
Social and economic indicators, Statistical analysis, Caste and ethnic identity, Nepal
U4 Brief | Dec 2011
Donor support to social accountability in fragile and conflict-affected states is a relatively new phenomenon. It has emerged with the lessons that ...
Pro-social preferences and self-selection into the public health sector: evidence from an economic experiment
Journal Article | Jul 2012
Motivational crowding-out theory establishes that the effectiveness of financial incentive schemes, like pay-for-performance, crucially depends on the ...
Pro-social preferences, career choice, economic experiments, health workers, Tanzania
Book Chapter | Oct 2019
Outlining historical and contemporary processes of political and economic change in Mozambique’s capital city Maputo, and juxtaposing these with ...
Mozambique, Gender, Urban, Inequality, Poverty
Project | Aug - Dec 2005
This project reviews the Ethiopian portfolio of the Development Fund (DF), a Norwegian NGO, which has evolved from supporting relief work by one Tigrayan ...
Non-gevernmental organisations, Drylands, Partnership, Ethiopia
Event | 30 Apr 2010
Is Obama's foreign policy towards Latin America any different than that of Bush? Is Venezuela's economy going down the drain? What does the development of left-leaning governments in Latin America mean for the future of the continent? And is the US re-militarizing Latin America?
Report in External Series | Jan 1997
This is an evaluation report of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD). The evaluators found that UNRISD's research output ...
Research, United Nations, Global
Coconuts and cultivation in the Philippines. A study of social formation in Candelaria, Quezon Province
CMI Report | Jan 1995
This study gives a detailed account of coconut cultivation and the social formation of coconut cultivations in a specific locality in the Quezon province ...
Agricultural production, Coconuts, Peasantry, Philippines, Asia: Philippines
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Social Consequences of Development in a Human Rights Perspective: Lessons from the World Bank Alf
Human rights, Social aspects, World Bank