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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Public policy, community ownership and clean energy

Robert Pollin.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Economics; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Development Planning and Policy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10682 words.

This paper considers policies for promoting productive investments in the USA, especially as regards the project of building a clean energy economy. The four main policies examined are (i)...

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The Effect of Female Education on Adolescent Fertility and Early Marriage: Evidence from Free Compulsory Universal Basic Education in Ghana

Emmanuel Adu Boahen and Chikako Yamauchi.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10110 words.

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This paper uses the implementation of Ghana’s Free Compulsory Universal Basic Education (FCUBE) in 1996 as a natural experiment to investigate the...

The Government Response to Informed Citizens: New Evidence on Media Access and the Distribution of Public Health Benefits in Africa

Philip Keefer and Stuti Khemani.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health. 15625 words.

We use a “natural experiment” in media markets in Benin to examine the impact of community radio on government responsiveness to citizens. Contrary to prior research on the impact of mass...

Can Parental Migration Reduce Petty Corruption in Education?

Lisa Sofie Höckel, Manuel Santos Silva and Tobias Stöhr.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Education and Research Institutions; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 9348 words.

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The income generated from parental migration can increase funds available for children’s education. In countries where informal payments to teachers...

Short- and Long-Term Effects of United Nations Peace Operations

Nicholas Sambanis.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Finance; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10230 words.

In an earlier study Doyle and Sambanis (2000) [Doyle, Michael W., and Nicholas Sambanis. 2000. “International Peacebuilding: A Theoretical and Quantitative Analysis.” American Political...

Decentralised Beneficiary Targeting in Large-Scale Development Programmes: Insights from the Malawi Farm Input Subsidy Programme

Talip Kilic, Edward Whitney and Paul Winters.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Development Planning and Policy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 13017 words.

This paper contributes to the long-standing debate on the merits of decentralised beneficiary targeting in the administration of development programmes, focussing on the large-scale Malawi...