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Working Paper
Absolute poverty lines

Private consumption capabilities form only one facet of comprehensive living standards assessments, but they are an important facet whose measurement should be done well...

Cost effectiveness Poverty Public utilities
Working Paper
South Sudan: The Road from the Paris Declaration to the Reality of Juba, 2005-11

During Sudan’s ‘interim period’ from the end of civil war in January 2005 until South Sudan’s independence in July 2011, foreign development agencies provided extensive support and billions of dollars in aid—for which in...

Cost effectiveness Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Working Paper
Environmental and Climate Finance in a New World: How Past Environmental Aid Allocation Impacts Future Climate Aid

In this paper we update previous work that categorizes foreign aid projects in terms of their likely impact on the natural environment...

Climatic changes Cost effectiveness Economic assistance and foreign aid
Blog
Cost of Capital: The Real Price of Green Energy
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4 July 2013 Carl-Gustav Lindén In recent years the price of green energy technology has come down dramatically. This means that European investments in renewable energy can be very competitive...

Capital Capital market Cost effectiveness
Blog
What Can Experiments Tell Us About How to Improve Governance?

Rachel M. Gisselquist and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa Over the past decade, randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have become a staple of research in development economics...

Cost effectiveness Experimental design Field experiments
Blog
Perspectives for Busan: From ReCom

Tony Addison, Lucy Scott, and Annett Victorero Aid effectiveness was a recurrent theme during the UNU-WIDER conference on ‘Foreign Aid: Research and Communication’ (ReCom), held in October in Helsinki...

Econometric models (Economic development) Cost effectiveness Economic assistance and foreign aid
Journal Article
Financial Liberalization and Banking Sector Efficiency in India: A Fourier Flexible functional form and Stochastic Frontier Approach

The Indian financial sector has undergone a significant structural transformation since the initiation of financial liberalization during 1990’s. It brought significant changes in the financial sector in general and banking in particular...

Banks and banking Cost effectiveness Stochastic processes
Book Chapter
Aid Allocation and Aid Effectiveness: An Empirical Analysis

From the book: Development Aid

Cost effectiveness Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Journal Article
Ownership Reform, Foreign Competition and Efficiency of Chinese Commercial Banks: A Non-parametric Approach

Part of Journal Special Issue The Rise of China and India

Banks and banking Competition Cost effectiveness
Working Paper
Ownership Reform, Foreign Competition, and Efficiency of Chinese Commercial Banks: A Non-Parametric Approach

Since China joined the WTO in 2001, the pressure for bank reforms has mounted as China ought to fully open up its financial market to foreign competition by 2006...

Banks and banking Competition Cost effectiveness
Blog
Increasing Aid Effectiveness by Harmonization Requires Reduced Proliferation
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by Mark McGillivray The international development community, including senior representatives from partner countries, bilateral and multilateral donors, met in Paris in late February and early March 2006 at the High Level Forum on aid effectiveness...

Cost effectiveness Economic assistance and foreign aid Millennium Development Goals
Working Paper
Aid Allocation and Aid Effectiveness: An Empirical Analysis

The paper performs aid allocation analysis using OECD-DAC data covering 20 aid donors and 176 recipients over the period 1980-2003...

Cost effectiveness Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Journal Special Issue
Sustainability of External Development Finance

Cost effectiveness Economic assistance and foreign aid
Journal Article
Quality adjusted measures of services in public schools

This study considers specification and estimation of cost functions in public schools...

Cost effectiveness Public utilities
Book Chapter
The Hidden Side of Group Behaviour: A Gender Analysis of Community Forestry in South Asia

From the book: Group Behaviour and Development

Cost effectiveness Equality and inequality Forests and forestry
Book Chapter
Group Behaviour and Development

From the book: Group Behaviour and Development

Cooperative societies Cost effectiveness Equality and inequality
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