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Decision making (Finance, Public)
Book Chapter
A Cacophony of Policy Responses: Evidence from Fourteen Countries During the 2007/08 Food Price Crisis

From the book: Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability

Agriculture Decision making (Finance, Public) Food security
Working Paper
The Rise and Fall of Decentralization in Contemporary Uganda

There has long been an emphasis on the importance of decentralization in providing better quality public services in the developing world...

Decision making (Finance, Public) Local government Public goods
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (March 2013)

Tony Addison This month saw UNU-WIDER in Stockholm for the ReCom results meeting on ‘aid and the social sectors’, which took place at Sida on 13 March...

Decision making (Finance, Public) Econometric models (Economic development) Agriculture
Working Paper
A Cacophony of Policy Responses: Evidence from Fourteen Countries During the 2007/08 Food Price Crisis

Phenomenal increases in food prices in 2007 and 2008 caused governments around the globe to panic...

Agriculture Decision making (Finance, Public) Food security
Book Chapter
Is it Possible to Reform a Customs Administration?: The Role of the Customs Elite on the Reform Process in Cameroon

From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Decision making (Finance, Public) Corruption Public administration
Book Chapter
Measurement and Explanation of Inequality in Health and Healthcare in Low-Income Settings

From the book: Health Inequality and Development

Equality and inequality Decision making (Finance, Public) Health
Working Paper
Is it Possible to Reform a Customs Administration?: The Role of the Customs Elite on the Reform Process in Cameroon

An ethnographic approach is applied to Cameroon customs in order to explore the role and the capacity of the bureaucratic elites to reform their institution...

Decision making (Finance, Public) Corruption Public administration
Book Chapter
China's Economic Growth: Trajectories and Evolving Institutions

From the book: Southern Engines of Global Growth

Economic development Decision making (Finance, Public) Institutional economics
Working Paper
China’s Economic Growth: Trajectories and Evolving Institutions

This paper investigates the institutional reason underlying the change in the trajectory of economic growth in post-reform China, and argues that the trajectory of growth was much more normal during the period of 1978-89 than in the post-1989 era...

Economic development Decision making (Finance, Public) Institutional economics
Working Paper
Measurement and Explanation of Inequality in Health and Health Care in Low-Income Settings

This paper describes approaches to the measurement and explanation of income-related inequality and inequity in health care financing, health care utilization and health and considers the applicability and the feasibility of these methods in low-inco...

Equality and inequality Decision making (Finance, Public) Health
Working Paper
Transaction Cost Politics, Institutions for Commitment and Rent Seeking

In developing countries, particularly in those countries that have experienced declining growth rates, institutional failure (bad policies) is closely related to development failure and growth collapses...

Decision making (Finance, Public) Game theory Transaction costs
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