“Made in the world”| Measuring Trade in Value Added: An OECD-WTO joint initiative

Global value chains (GVCs) have become a dominant feature of today’s global economy. The proliferation of internationally fragmented production, driven by technological progress, cost, access to resources and markets, and trade policy reforms, challenges our conventional wisdom on how we look at and interpret trade statistics and, in particular, the policies that we develop around… Read More “Made in the world”| Measuring Trade in Value Added: An OECD-WTO joint initiative

Systematic Review Database | 3ie Impact Evaluation

Systematic Review Database. The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) has just launched the first online database of systematic reviews in international development. Funded by the UK Department for International Development, this database contains systematic reviews focusing on development interventions in low and middle income countries. Systematic reviews examine all the existing evidence on a… Read More Systematic Review Database | 3ie Impact Evaluation

Systematic Review Database | 3ie Impact Evaluation

Systematic Review Database. The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) has just launched the first online database of systematic reviews in international development. Funded by the UK Department for International Development, this database contains systematic reviews focusing on development interventions in low and middle income countries. Systematic reviews examine all the existing evidence on a… Read More Systematic Review Database | 3ie Impact Evaluation

ci:grasp

Home | ci:grasp. ci:grasp aims to support decision-makers and climate change adaptation practitioners in developing countries by providing structured and coherent climate information. Information is presented following an impact chain logic, where climate change stimuli lead to climate impacts, which in turn require adaptation measures. Information is currently available for nine focal countries. The platform… Read More ci:grasp

New data shows an increase in tax revenues in Africa

African countries, across all income levels, have gradually increased their level of collected fiscal revenues over the past two decades. However, the crisis is expected to impact negatively on the fiscal revenue performance of African countries in 2009. A complete database of public revenue flows for 50 African governments from 1996 to 2008 is now… Read More New data shows an increase in tax revenues in Africa

EIT needs experts for the Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs)

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) launched a call addressed to individuals for the establishment of a database of independent experts to assist the EIT in the process of the evaluation and implementation of Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs). The database will include profiles from the following areas: Sustainable energy, Climate change adoption… Read More EIT needs experts for the Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs)