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Journal Article | Jul 2014
This paper assesses rural households’ decision to use improved maize varieties in Malawi and examines its impact on household welfare using a three-year ...
improved maize, , technology adoption, , input subsidy, , food security, , Malawi, , Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 1991
Oscillatory labour migration is shown to predominate in the labour market in Kenya. Workers move periodically between the towns and the rural areas where ...
Labour migration, Remittances, Kenya
Project | Nov 2004 - Feb 2005
The study discusses how trade policies can be redesigned in order to increase their development impact. Alternative principles for trade liberalisation ...
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Policy makers bemoan the lack of research findings to guide urgent decisions, whereas researchers' professional code puts rigor first. This article argues ...
News | 26 Nov 2012
A thwarted industrial policy, poor economic governance and external tensions have brought Iran's industrial class to the brink of extinction. They are trapped in between the revolutionary rhetoric of the Islamic republic and unfulfilled attempts of economic pragmatism.
News | 12 Jun 2014
Poverty is in decline in Nepal. Steady economic growth and labour migration is part of the explanation.
CMI Report | Jan 2006
The report analyses Ethiopia's economic performance and expected future development. The economic growth rate is likely to remain high despite large fluctuations ...
Economic growth, Poverty reduction, Ethiopia
Book Chapter | Jul 2011
INTRODUCTION: Network industries—electricity, gas, road, telecommunications, and private water supply—need regulation in one way or the other. ...
network industries, corruption, governance
Event | 11 May 2012
Rajeev Goel will present a large cross-country dataset on the nexus between economic uncertainty and corruption. prevalence of corruption
Project | Jan 2015 - Dec 2017
What role can industrial policy play to diversify a politically concentrated oil economy? What form would industrial policy have to take to be both economically ...
Project | Mar 2007 - Dec 2008
Knowledge of how the poor obtain and spend their income is important in designing pro-poor policies. Trade policy will affect welfare of the poor through ...
News | 31 May 2012
The transition from a feudal to a modern economy has changed the labour market in Nepal. There are more and better paid jobs available, also outside the agricultural sector. Yet, some Nepalese labourers in rural areas continue to have coercive traditional contracts with landlords. Government programmes can help poor families out of these contracts through access to insurance, credit and social services.
News | 25 Feb 2014
During the Egyptian uprisings against president Mubarak in 2011, people demanded bread, freedom and social justice. Bread is the daily staple for millions of Egyptians, and came to symbolize the demand for a fairer economic system. But does food insecurity necessarily cause social unrest and conflict?
News | 25 Jun 2015
The number of newspapers in Kuwait has skyrocketed, but their owners are all closely affiliated to the political elite. Does this lead to a certain bias in the newspaper’s electoral coverage?
News | 6 Jan 2012
Our faith drives us. We do our work with respect and humility. Our aim is to facilitate the distribution of food for every Egyptian who needs it, without discrimination between women or men, Muslim or Christian."
News | 20 Dec 2012
The streets, shops, metros and buses are congested like a school of mackerel in syrup by people out spending their December wages. It is high-volume Christmas preparations.
News | 15 Aug 2012
Regimet i Sudan har fulgt den arabiske våren med argusøyne. President Omar al-Bashir frykter smitteeffekten. Nå truer en økonomi i fritt fall med å velte regimet. Prisene på drivstoff og forbruksvarer har økt dramatisk. Demonstranter har strømmet ut i gatene. Regimet svarer med tåregass og kuler