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    Households and economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 2000
    This paper explores some of the key factors explaining economic growth from the perspective of households. It focuses on fertility decisions and schooling investment.
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    Markets and growth in Latin America

    Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 2000
    This paper explores the role of distortions to capital accumulation in explaining the development experience of Latin America (LA) between 1960 and 1997.This study links to previous research into the sources of economic growth in Latin America (De Gregorio and Lee (1999)).
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    Economic growth in Latin America: sources and prospects

    Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 1999
    This paper examines the growth experience of Latin America and discusses future prospects.
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    Development Cooperation Policy: a time inconsistency approach

    Eldis Document Store, 2000
    The paper considers why development cooperation policy has failed to meet the goals it has set itself. It analyzes cooperation policy based on theories of economic policy, which focus on the problem of time inconsistency and the impact of political decisions on economic choices.
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    Learning lessons, policy transfer and the international diffusion of policy ideas

    Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick, 2000
    With the specific focus on knowledge actors, this paper:Highlights the roles played by non-state actors who act as 'policy entrepreneurs' and interact with officials in government and international organisation in the international spread of ideas and informationSecond, it suggests that transfer is a process that is often facilitated within networks Third, incorporating concepts ab
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    Tanzania's hesitant and disjointed constitutional reform process

    Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe, 2000
    The paper examines the process of constitutional transition that has been taking place in Tanzania since 1989 .The paper argues that the single most important problem in Tanzania today is the lack of a clear and demonstrated commitment to democratization reflected in a deliberately hesitant transition strategy.Written before the October 2000 elections, the paper examines the claims of oppositio
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    Halving world poverty by 2015: economic growth, equity and security

    Department for International Development, UK, 2001
    This paper sets out a framework for poverty reduction. Halving the proportion of people in developing countries living in extreme poverty by 2015 is the focus of this paper.
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    Analysis of Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA) and household survey findings on poverty trends in Uganda

    Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development, Uganda, 2000
    This article results from consultancy work attempting to clarify the picture on poverty trends, identify areas which require further work and any further findings from the analysis which require policy action.
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    Multi-sectoral support of basic and girls' education

    US Agency for International Development, 2000
    The study provides an overview of how and to what extent the religious, business and media sectors have supported girls' education in developing countries in order to understand their role in and potential for supporting girls' education activities. It categorises sector activities into three areas: policy advocacy, opinion-making and service provision.
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    Renewable energy for rural schools

    US Agency for International Development, 2000
    Guide aimed at helping decision-makers in rural areas with the responsibility for schools to accurately assess a school's energy need, evaluate appropriate and cost effective technologies to meet those needs, and to implement an effective infrastructure to install and maintain the hardware.Chapter 1 discusses typical school electrical and heating applications, such as lighting, communicat

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