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Democratising Economic Power:The Potential for Meaningful Participation in Economic Governance and Decision-Making

Jodie Thorpe and John Gaventa : 2020

Participation is the act of people engaging in decisions that impact their lives. It has been widely promoted in social, political and civic spheres. However, the question of participation in economic governance is underdeveloped. This paper explores participation in economic decision-making ranging from citizen engagement in economic policy, economic development, or the governance of economic...

Source: IDS Working Paper 535

Link: https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/20.500.12413/15193/Wp535_online.pdf?sequence=5&isAllowed=y

Tags: Economic Empowerment

Addressing the Economic Fallout of COVID-19: Pathways and Policy options for a Gender-Responsive Recovery

Jade Cochran, Bobo Diallo, Seemin Qayum, Anuradha Seth, and Silke Staab (Eds.) : 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women's economic empowerment.This brief presents emerging evidence of the immediate gendered economic impacts, including widening socioeconomic divides and shifting national and international priorities for the allocation of resources, as well as the long-term implications for women’s employment and livelihoods.It makes...

Source: UN Women

Link: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2020/policy-brief-addressing-the-economic-fallout-of-covid-19-en.pdf?la=en&vs=2834

Tags: Gender

Developing More Inclusive Politics Through Sub-national Electoral Processes

William Robert Avis : 2020

In post-conflict environments, the international community plays an important role in supporting successful planning, delivery, and embedding of elections within a wider context of support to political systems and democratisation. This rapid review provides an overview of lessons on developing more inclusive politics through sub-national electoral processes in recent academic, policy, and grey...

Source: K4D

Link: https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/20.500.12413/15388/722_Developing_more_inclusive_politics_through_sub_national_electoral_processes.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Tags: Conflict management

Toward Better Fiscal Governance in Asia and the Pacific

ADB Institute : 2020

Public finance plays an important role in economic development and the protection of people’s livelihoods, especially during times of crisis, such as in the COVID-19 pandemic. This brief shows how a well-functioning fiscal governance system can contribute to mitigating fiscal risks by strengthening efficiency, accountability, and transparency, as well as maintaining fiscal space. Governments...

Source: ADB Institute

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/614696/adbi-pb2020-3.pdf

Tags: Public Finance

V-Dem Democracy Report 2020: Autocratization Surges–Resistance Grow

V-Dem Institute : 2020

Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) produces the largest global dataset on democracy and enables new ways to study the nature, causes, and consequences of democracy embracing its multiple meanings. This 2020 report shows that the third wave of autocratization is truly underway with democracies no longer being in majority. The report details how an increasing number of countries are being affected...

Source: V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg

Link: https://www.v-dem.net/media/filer_public/f0/5d/f05d46d8-626f-4b20-8e4e-53d4b134bfcb/democracy_report_2020_low.pdf

Tags: Human Rights

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