REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Informality and Inclusive Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
Despite relatively high growth rates, improvements in poverty and inequality have been constrained in many developing countries over the last decade, suggesting that economic growth has not been inclusive. In...
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The Deficits in Horizontal Accountability in Argentina: A Tale of two worlds
This paper looks at the executive-legislative relationship and horizontal accountability, with the objective of finding out the determinants of the low performance of horizontal accountability (HA) mechanisms in Latin America,...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Local Content Frameworks in the African Oil and Gas Sector: Lessons from Angola and Chad
The study adopts a comparative case study approach based on experiences in seven African countries (Angola, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda) with aim of understanding the broader...
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Local Content Frameworks in Latin American Oil and Gas sector: Lessons from Ecuador and Colombia
Based on a review of regional experiences, the research aims to identify which types of local content framework produce more positive outcomes in terms of local employment, skills development and...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Informality and Inclusive Growth in Latin America: The Case of Colombia
The purpose of this research is to understand the impact of informality on inclusive growth in Latin America, and particularly in Colombia. The relationship between informality and inclusive growth is...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Beyond Domestic Violence Laws in Latin America: Challenges for Protection Services for Survivors
The feminist and human rights movements in the Latin America Region have made public the discussion of violence against women as a social and multifaceted problem embedded in the private,...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Social Capital, Collective Efficacy and Community Based Crime Prevention in El Salvador
Some of the latest efforts to prevent crime in Latin America propose to strengthen social capital and social cohesion in order to reduce risk factors and fear of crime. That...
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DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER
Local Content Frameworks in Latin American and African oil and gas sector
The limited nature of mineral resources and demands of the extractive sector require policymakers to find mechanisms to maximise the sector’s benefits. One potential mechanism to achieve this is so-called...
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DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER
Determinants of Gaps in Horizontal Accountability of Executive to Legislative Bodies in Latin America and Africa
Accountability expresses the concern for checks and oversight, for surveillance and institutional constraints on the exercise of power. In democracies, Congress (Latin America) or Parliament (Africa) is expected to exercise...
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DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER
Collective Land Access Rights for Enhancing Smallholder Livelihoods
Land liberalisation policies and programmes based on giving individual property rights implemented in the last decades have not produced the expected results in improving rural peasant and/or native livelihoods in...
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