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Roads out of poverty? Assessing the links between aid, public investment, growth and poverty reduction (January 2005)
13th January 2005 This paper develops a macroeconomic framework that captures linkages between aid, public investment, growth and poverty. →
11th January 2005 According to this World Bank report, with almost 70% of the poor people living in rural areas, agricultural sector reforms - in particular global... →
3rd January 2005 This paper provides an overview of the expanded public works programme, with a focus on the infrastructure sector, which is coordinated by the... →
3rd January 2005 This paper gives a critical review of the potential contribution of the expanded public works programme to overcoming under-development and linking... →
3rd January 2005 In the 2002/2003 period, Southern Africa experienced the worst food crises the region has encountered since 1992. Most assessments of this period... →
8th December 2004 According to this International Labour Organisation report, with half the world's workers unable to earn enough to rise above the $2 a day poverty... →
7th December 2004 Studies of the elderly are quite common in First World countries, but little is known about old people and their needs in developing countries.... →
3rd December 2004 This report, by the Global Campaign for Education, indicates that although school enrolments in poverty-stricken Zambia are increasing, the country... →
Stagnation or revival? Israeli disengagement and Palestinian Economic Prospects: Overview (December 2004)
3rd December 2004 This World Bank report asserts that a disengagement plan that is accompanied by a rolling back of Israel's closure policy and a stronger... →
30th November 2004 This part of the World Economic & Social Report addresses international migration. It examines historical and recent surges in migration, policies... →