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Gender Equality and Inclusive Growth: Economic Policies to Achieve Sustainable Development

UN Women : 2019

This publication shows that economic growth is an inherently gendered process and that gender-based inequalities can, in fact, be barriers to shared prosperity. It argues that, for growth to be gender-equitable and truly inclusive, the pattern of growth must create decent work and productive employment for women and men. This would require policymakers to rethink the role of macro-level...

Source: UN Women

Link: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2019/gender-equality-and-inclusive-growth-en.pdf?la=en&vs=3753

Tags: Gender

Improving Subnational Government Development Finance in Emerging and Developing Economies: Towards a Strategic Approach

Paul Smoke : 2019

This paper reviews the rationale and potential for improving subnational development finance, outlines the overall landscape of institutional arrangements available for this purpose, and considers broad challenges involved. Based on a review of global practice and experience in selected Asian developing countries with a range of special entities and innovations to enhance subnational...

Source: ADB Institute

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/485851/adbi-wp921.pdf

Tags: Fiscal Decentralisation

PEFA, Public Financial Management, and Good Governance

PEFA and World Bank Group : 2019

This book examines the interplay between public financial management (PFM) and other key aspects of governance in low- and middle-income countries, using the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) framework and related data sets to measure the quality of PFM systems. The PEFA framework was developed on the premise that effective PFM institutions and systems play a crucial role...

Source: PEFA and World Bank Group

Link: https://pefa.org/sites/default/files/asset/study_document/9992_PEFA%20and%20Governance_Web%20Jan%2022.pdf

Tags: Public Finance

The Sustainable Development Goals and the Global State of Democracy Indices

IDEA International : 2019

This publication explores the contribution that the Global State of Democracy (GSoD) Indices can make to the review of progress on the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It details how GSoD Indices can be used to provide data on the SDGs for poverty (SDG 1), hunger (2), health and wellbeing (3), education (4), gender equality...

Source: IDEA International

Link: https://www.idea.int/sites/default/files/publications/sustainable-development-goals-and-gsod-indices.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

The Implications of Closing Civic Space for Sustainable Development in Pakistan

Shandana Khan Mohmand : 2019

This working paper presents findings from a case study exploring the prospects for measuring the impacts of restricted civic space on development in Pakistan. It is part of a larger inquiry into the phenomenon of restrictions on civil society activity around the world, including in, but not restricted to, developing countries, most notably in the past decade.

Source: IDS Brighton

Link: https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/123456789/14315/Wp521_OnlineR.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Tags: Human Rights

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