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    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.5 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-03-27)
      This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. This summary covers eight ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.4 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-03-26)
      This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. This summary covers nine ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.3 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-03-23)
      This weekly COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. This summary covers ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.2 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-03-16)
      This weekly COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. This summary covers twelve ...
    • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.1 

      Millington, Kerry (IDS, 2020-03-09)
      This weekly COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary (HES) is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response.The first HES was ...
    • Key Considerations: COVID-19 in Informal Urban Settlements (March 2020) 

      SSHAP (SSHAP, 2020-03)
      This brief sets out key considerations for protecting informal urban settlements from the spread and impacts of COVID-19. There is heightened concern about these settings because of the combination of population density ...
    • Mining Taxation in Africa: What Recent Evolution in 2018? 

      Bouterige, Yannick; de Quatrebarbes, Céline; Laporte, Bertrand (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-03-26)
      The extractive sector is of primary importance to African states. Of the 54 countries on the continent, 20 are considered by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to be rich in natural resources. These are countries whose ...
    • Fuel Subsidy Reform and the Social Contract in Nigeria: a Micro-economic Analysis 

      McCulloch, Neil; Moerenhout, Tom; Yang, Joonseok (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-03-26)
      Fuel subsidies in Nigeria are enormous. At last estimate, the state subsidises gasoline to the tune of USD 3.9 billion — almost double the entire health budget. Subsidies exist because the government fixes the price of ...
    • The Role of Graduation Programming in Promoting Early Childhood Development: an Overview of the Evidence 

      Roelen, Keetie; Sherer, Micah; Himmelstine, Carmen-Leon (2020-03-25)
      It is widely understood that poverty undermines early childhood development (ECD). In turn, poor ECD reinforces intergenerational transmission of poverty. Comprehensive economic strengthening and social protection programmes, ...
    • Taxation of Self-Employed Professionals in Africa: Three Lessons from a Kenyan Case Study 

      Ogembo, Daisy (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-03-25)
      We currently know very little about the taxation of professionals in Africa – scholarly work on this group of taxpayers is scant. The little research that does exist is located within the literature on the taxation of the ...
    • Biodiversity Conservation and Restoration and Poverty Reduction 

      Cooper, Rachel (IDS, 2020-03-18)
      Reconciling the twin goals of biodiversity conservation and restoration, and poverty reduction is difficult. A number of factors seem to influence effectiveness across intervention types including context, intervention ...
    • Privatisation and Tax Reform – Lessons from Georgia and Poland 

      (K4D), Knowledge for Development Programme (IDS, 2020-02-29)
      A number of Eastern European countries have implemented tax and privatisation policies that have led to robust growth and improved economic governance. There is much less evidence of countries effectively dismantling or ...
    • Key Considerations: Online Information, Mis- and Disinformation in the Context of COVID-19 (March 2020) 

      Anthrologica for SSHAP (SSHAP, 2020-03)
      This brief sets out practical considerations relating to flows of information, misinformation and disinformation though online media, particularly social media networks, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. It details ...
    • The Role of Communication Activity in Contributing to the Reduction of Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Richards, Robin (IDS, 2020-03-06)
      This rapid literature review concentrates on the role of communications activity (including communications campaigns and media relations in contributing to the reduction of corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa. The review also ...
    • Shifts in Innovation Power to Brazil and India 

      Lema, Rasmus; Quadros, Ruy; Schmitz, Hubert (IDS, 2012-02)
      Analysts tend to explain the shift in innovation power by concentrating on factors within the rising powers, such as their investment in high-level education, their low labour cost, their big and expanding internal markets ...
    • Who Drives Economic Reform in Vietnam’s Provinces? 

      Schmitz, Hubert; Tuan, Dau Anh; Hang, Pham Thi Thu; McCulloch, Neil (IDS, 2012-06)
      The authors compare two provinces in the North and two in the South, observing how different alignments of interest influence the reform process. The research shows that in those provinces which are making most progress ...
    • PEACH - Methodology 

      Schmitz, Hubert (IDS, 2012-11-28)
      The purpose of this note to make some practical suggestions for carrying out the project Political Economy Analysis of Climate Change Policies – the PEACH project. The central question of the project is who drives/obstructs ...
    • Manual for Value Chain Research on Homeworkers in the Garment Industry 

      McCormick, Dorothy; Schmitz, Hubert (IDS, 2001-11)
      In developed and developing countries, grassroots organisations are trying to improve thelivelihoods of informal producers. Such organisations have been concerned in particular with thehome-based workers who ...
    • How Do World Bank Projects Commit to Citizen Engagement? 

      Nadelman, Rachel (IDS, 2020-03-19)
      The World Bank provides one of the world’s largest sources of international development funding, in 2019 committing US$62.3bn in loans, grants, equity investments, and guarantees to governments and private businesses. The ...