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Investment Finance and Financial Sector Development

Shubhomoy Ray
2015 Social Science Research Network  
Abstract Investment in infrastructure for increasing trade and connectivity in South Asia and Southeast Asia has been impacted by a reduction in commercial bank participation in project financing, which  ...  Using the most recent data from sources including the World Bank, ADB, and other financing and research institutions, barriers in financing cross-border projects are explored and analyzed with the help  ...  Later, it became an initiative for the development of regional economic corridors and infrastructure and transportation networks among the participating nations for better investment and trade facilitation  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2595065 fatcat:sdqeqdk5rjdrbpvecfaaa5lvqm

An Assessment of the Singapore Skills Development System: Does it Constitute a Viable Model for Other Developing Countries?

Sarosh Kuruvilla, Christopher L Erickson, Alvin Hwang
2002 World Development  
We outline several useful principles that other nations might use in organizing their own skills development systems. Keywords  ...  In this paper, we briefly describe the institutional background to Singapore's successful national skills development model.  ...  Acknowledgements: We thank Stephen Frenkel, George Boyer and Rodney Chua for comments on a previous version.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0305-750x(02)00046-3 fatcat:yep2kvw24vdphczsluxogejrcu

Finance & Development, March 1972

IMF. External Relations Dept.
1972 Finance & Development  
Distribution of net income In October the Fund distributed net income for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1971, in an amount equivalent to about $12.5 million to 39 members.  ...  During the quarter, the Fund's General Account received SDR 16.7 million from 17 participants that used special drawing rights in repurchases in the General Account and SDR 10.6 million from 24 participants  ...  to learn from him.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781616353063.022 fatcat:s4rehpqoxnfp3jvrzdzhr3d5mu

Estimating the constraints to trade of developing countries [chapter]

2013 Succeeding with Trade Reforms  
Acknowledgements The report benefitted from discussions and comments at the September 2012 OECD joint meeting on Aid for Trade of the Development Assistance Committee and the Working Party of the Trade  ...  Committee, as well as at the November 2012 meeting of the OECD joint Working Party on Agriculture and Trade.  ...  constraints, developing countries which managed to harness agricultural growth and trade to reduce poverty, seem to have benefited in particular from an improvement of the country's general macroeconomic  ... 
doi:10.1787/9789264201200-5-en fatcat:hjjxu3yk7fgyldceso557sojwm

Translating Workforce Development Policy Interventions for Community Health Workers

Erika B. Fulmer, Colleen Barbero, Siobhan Gilchrist, Sharada S. Shantharam, Aunima R. Bhuiya, Lauren N. Taylor, Christopher D. Jones
2020 Journal of Public Health Management and Practice  
There is a need for knowledge translation to advance health equity in the prevention and control of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.  ...  knowledge translation of CHW workforce development policy interventions in the United States.  ...  Groves is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine.  ... 
doi:10.1097/phh.0000000000001123 pmid:32004218 fatcat:4nbsug5fardcxmuqw7fniyhh2y

Opportunities for Carbon Dioxide Removal Within the United States Department of Agriculture

Rory Jacobson, Daniel L. Sanchez
2019 Frontiers in Climate  
Hezir of the Energy Futures Initiative for their contributions and support in developing this report. The authors would also like to thank Dr. David Babson and Dr.  ...  Ian Rowe for their intellectual contributions to the report.  ...  The Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI), originally established through the Biomass Research and Development Act in 2000, is an interagency collaboration between USDA and DOE, facilitated  ... 
doi:10.3389/fclim.2019.00002 fatcat:b2ymb7f4ujajbjhzml33o3atbi

The Promise of Comprehensive Community Development: Ten Years of Chicago's New Communities Program

David M. Greenberg, Sonya Williams, Mikael Karlstrrm, M. Victoria Quiroz-Becerra, Marcia Festen Festen
2014 Social Science Research Network  
and collaboration over time. • It was rare for interorganizational relationships to promote collaborative, coordinated programming across the many projects supported by NCP, and it was rare for NCP networks  ...  For its part, LISC Chicago wanted to help local agencies learn to work together to resolve long-standing antagonisms when they existed and to facilitate implementation of diverse community improvement  ...  See also Fiester (2011) on the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Making Connections initiative.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2477870 fatcat:jzp76nl2rvfbxdo3r7yi6pbjve

Integrity Reform in Developing Countries

Melea Jane Lewis, Arthur Shacklock, Carmel Majella Connors, Charles Sampford
2013 Public Integrity  
A need for an expansion of educational and practical programmes in electronic information gathering and dissemination; e.  ...  -Lessons form the United Kingdom', in P. Bishop, C. Connors, and C. Sampford (Eds.)  ...  The United States Agency for International Development (The USAID) 6. The Eurasia Foundation 7. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (The OSCE) 8.  ... 
doi:10.2753/pin1099-9922150302 fatcat:3igzz2wamvf55pymvf7gh3nn4i

Information, communication and social networks: the innovative role of telecentres in rural Nepal

Atma Ram Ghimire
2013 Innovation and Development  
Acknowledgements I am indebted to many people for their inspiration, support and guidance without which this research was not possible at this late stage of my career.  ...  I would like to acknowledge their valuable contribution in completing this research. First of all, I would like to offer my heartfelt thanks to my supervisors Prof. Tim Turpin  ...  government giving an example of e-Voting in Brazil.  ... 
doi:10.1080/2157930x.2012.721530 fatcat:fy362jimy5dj7cfkm2sanhinny

Preparing for the Apocalypse: a Multi-Prong Proposal to Develop Countermeasures for Biological, Chemical, Radiological, and Nuclear Threats

Constance E. Bagley, Anat Alon-Beck
2018 Social Science Research Network  
The false alarm of an Hawaiian nuclear attack in January 2018 is an example of the lack of U.S. preparedness for attacks using nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction.  ...  , private industry, and academia to develop countermeasures for health threats posed by chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear ("CBRN") attacks.  ...  However, in today's global economy, such collaborations are necessary and even inevitable. 259 Therefore, international firms should be able to participate (as partners of American firms) unless their  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3146442 fatcat:7ssived5sve6jch5ju2udvapki

Front Matter

1989 Economic development and cultural change  
-based or supported organizations were able to collaborate in a uniquely beneficial partnership for developing an effec- tive national research system.  ...  relevant lessons for managing the development of na- tional agricultural research systems in other developing nations.  ... 
doi:10.1086/edcc.37.2.1153828 fatcat:gu43fharhfaatco5tv5h4254im

Fintech, Racial Equity, and an Inclusive Financial System

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Community Development
2021 Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Community Development Innovation Review Series  
technology, community development, economic inclusion, regulation, and investment—to contextualize gaps in the financial system and consider ways to address them.  ...  Edited in partnership with the SF Fed's Fintech Team and Aspen Institute's Financial Security Program, this issue brings together a broad set of voices from people working in various roles—including in  ...  He served as an advisor to the Indian government and as a collaborator on efforts to develop a new digital, public-good infrastructure in that country.  ... 
doi:10.24148/cdir2021-02 fatcat:yb3uviwcv5dodmlregxirvgm7i

Chinese Foreign Aid and Financing: An Example of New Development Assistance? [chapter]

Denghua Zhang
2019 Governing China in the 21st Century  
The number of scientific explorations of China's political and social development, as well as contributions to international literature from Chinese scholars living and researching in Mainland China, has  ...  Since 1978, China's political and social systems have transformed significantly to accommodate the world's largest population and second largest economy.  ...  The double-bind is that "giving no assistance would also have an impact-often negative [as one report plaintively noted]" (Collaborate Learning Projects, 2004, p. 1) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-13-7232-2_10 fatcat:dvgbtayh5rbednkjrkpytfv46q

The Future of Ocean Governance and Capacity Development [chapter]

Dirk Werle, Paul R. Boudreau, Mary R. Brooks, Michael J.A. Butler, Anthony Charles, Scott Coffen-Smout, David Griffiths, Ian McAllister, L.McConnell Moira, Ian Porter, Susan J. Rolston, Peter G. Wells
2019 The Future of Ocean Governance and Capacity Development  
was created in 2003 to provide an effective interagency mechanism for sharing information as well as workload.  ...  There is a need to rethink how digital technology can be harnessed in training for ocean leadership and ocean governance.  ...  , from fisheries, aquaculture practices and the aquarium trade.  ... 
doi:10.1163/9789004380271_002 fatcat:4pbbmqnu7ng6dmqau67vu4h5dm

Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
2019 Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Community Development Innovation Review Series  
knowledge they learned from the project and also for structuring the shared accountability for next steps of implementation.  ...  They can act in concert with relevant private sector actors and other levels of government to develop and implement projects that build a climate-sensitive financial system.  ...  Raising awareness is a two-way information exchange, where an engagement facilitator may solicit information from or may share information with the community.  ... 
doi:10.24148/cdir2019-01 fatcat:j6fs2mfrvzetpcnjhbm4x4qmki
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