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Innovative Approaches for the Management of Labor Migration in Asia

Asian Development Bank Institute : 2020

The biggest driver of migration flows in Asia is the search for greater job opportunities and better income. This report analyzes labor migration in Asia and puts it in the context of demographic and policy trends. It examines different approaches to effective labor migration management, including the imposition and regulation of fees and costs, and reviews the relevant policies in Asia and...

Source: Asian Development Bank Institute

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/561211/adbi-innovative-approaches-management-labor-migration-asia.pdf

Tags: Migration

Constitutional Performance Assessment of the 1987 Philippine Constitution

Maria Ela L. Atienza and Amanda Cats-Baril (Eds.) : 2020

Despite the Constitution’s clear intent to institutionalize democracy, equality and grounds for decentralization and economic growth, the Philippines continues to suffer from unequal development, with most economic and political activity focused in Metro Manila. This performance assessment report supports evidence-based constitution-building with a clear scope, in which different options for...

Source: IDEA and University of the Philippines Center for Integrative and Development Studies

Link: https://www.idea.int/sites/default/files/publications/constitutional-performance-assessment-1987-philippine-constitution.pdf

Tags: Institutional Reform

Re-imagining "Action Research" as a tool for Social Innovation and Public Entrepreneurship

Stefaan G. Verhulst : 2020

To tackle today’s challenges, we need not only new solutions but new ways of arriving at solutions. In particular, we need fresh research methodologies that can provide actionable insights on 21st century conditions. This essay explains the potential of action research for social innovation using updated practice and theory. It argues that in order for action research to remain relevant and...

Source: GOVLAB

Link: http://thegovlab.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Re-imagining-Action-Research-as-a-Tool-for-Social-Innovation-and-Public-Entrepreneurship-1.pdf

Tags: Policymaking

World Development Report 2020 : Trading for Development in the Age of Global Value Chains

World Bank : 2020

Global value chains (GVCs) powered the surge of international trade after 1990 and now account for almost half of all trade. This shift enabled an unprecedented economic convergence: poor countries grew rapidly and began to catch up with richer countries. This book examines whether there is still a path to development through GVCs and trade. It argues that GVCs can continue to boost growth,...

Source: World Bank

Link: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/32437/9781464814570.pdf?sequence=63&isAllowed=y

Tags: Economic Empowerment

From Principles to Practice:Strengthening Accountability for Gender Equality in International Development

Megan O’Donnell : 2020

This year offers a unique opportunity to advance global gender equality by strengthening accountability as it is the 25th anniversary celebration of the Fourth World Conference on Women and the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in 1995. This policy note seeks to contribute strengthening accountability for global gender equality more broadly, by grappling with three...

Source: Centre for Global Development

Link: https://www.cgdev.org/sites/default/files/from-priciples-practice-gender-equality.pdf

Tags: Gender

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