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Monday 27 June 2022

Economy

Private finance for development: wishful thinking or thinking out of the box?.

Departmental paper No. 2021/11.
Corporate Author:
International Monetary Fund. African Department.
Author:
Luc Eyraud
Publisher:
IMF

The COVID-19 pandemic has aggravated the tension between large development needs in infrastructure and scarce public resources. To alleviate this tension and promote a strong and job-rich recovery from the crisis, Africa needs to mobilize more financing from and to the private sector

  • ISBN: 9781513571560
  • 21.50
 

Social Issues

Handbook on census management for population and housing censuses. Revision 2.

Studies in methods 83 rev. 2.
Corporate Author:
United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Statistics Division
Publisher:
UN

The publication is intended to serve as a reference document on management aspects of conducting a population and housing census. The handbook provides guidelines, mainly, for population and housing censuses based on traditional field enumeration. The objectives of the publication, in particular, are to provide guidance to countries on how to: (i) develop a structure able to effectively manage the census planning and operational processes; (ii) plan all the processes that need to be considered in establishing a census; and (iii) design control and monitoring processes. The publication is also useful to those who need to plan surveys given the detailed description of the overall process of collecting, processing, and disseminating the data. The structure of the handbook reflects as closely as possible the census cycle. The initial chapters discuss management aspects concerning the planning and preparatory stages, followed by discussions on the operational stages, i.e.: pre-enumeration activities, field operations, processing, dissemination of census results, evaluation and finally documentation and archiving

  • ISBN: 9789211616224
  • 74.50
 

Trade

State of commodity dependence 2021.

Corporate Author:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Publisher:
UN

This 2021 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains statistical profiles for 195 UNCTAD member States. Comprised of around 30 indicators, it demonstrates the extent of each country's export and import commodity dependence over the last decade, from 2008-2009 to 2018-2019, as well as the key structural and socioeconomic variables related to the commodity dependence phenomenon, such as growth of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and per capita GDP levels, the Human Development Index (HDI), and value added by economic sector. The report also includes a set of technological indicators for each individual country, thus reflecting the research theme of the UNCTAD Commodities and Development Report 2021: Escaping From the Commodity Dependence Trap Through Technology and Innovation

  • ISBN: 9789211130218
  • 74.50