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- DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2000This article initially takes a historical look at international labour migration over the past fifty years and draws a distinction between different categories of labour flows in the contemporary world economy.The article stresses the importance of focusing on structural explanations of migration at a macrolevel, to understand the determinants and patterns of migration.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2000This article discusses, in the wake of the recent financial crisis (which has had a particularly severe effect on developing countries) led to wide ranging debate on international financial reform. The article indicates that this debate has led to the need to confront the implications of the huge growth of international capital movements.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2000DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2000This article argues that the reason for the nation state existing is the ideology of nationalism. The article argues that nationalism is a complex notion which includes the society, the state and the economy. Each individual thus has a complex number of affiliations and multiple loyalties.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001This article aims identify the 'root causes' of complex humanitarian emergencies and means of avoiding such emergencies.What conditions cause such emergencies?DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2000Changes in income distribution in advanced countries are usually attributed either to globalization (usually in the form of trade liberalization with low-wage developing countries), or/and to a skill-biased technology. A growing consensus indicates that this had led to reduced relative demand for unskilled labour and increased demand for skilled workers.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000This paper asks why policy processes in Zimbabwe have consistently reinforced a highly technocratic approach to natural resources management, while excluding alternative perspectives and framings of problems for policy. Political contexts and interests, it is argued, shape policy discourses.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000This paper explores the implications for health policy of the segmentation of society into social groups with very different levels of income and wealth.DocumentIDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2000The study uses a three-stage procedure to estimate the effects of pollution levies on the emissions of environmental pollutants and on production efficiency. The first stage provided estimates of the endogenous factors of production, including those environmental factors targeted by the pollution levy.