An Evaluation of Domestic and Trade Policies in Building Environmental Services Capacity in Asia: Balancing Diverse Interests and Priorities

This paper provides an overview of the state of the environmental services sector in Asia, by focusing on the most significant segments of infrastructural services namely, water, sanitation and munici...

Institute: International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development

by Aparna Sawhney | On 03 Mar 2006

India-Pakistan Trade: Perspectives from the Automobile Sector in Pakistan

This paper proposes a way forward whereby the commerce ministries of India and Pakistan can address the concerns of Pakistan’s auto sector and create a win-win milieu.

Institute: The Sustainable Development Policy Institute

by indu sundar | On 01 Jan 2015

Elasticity and Buoyancy of Taxation in Nepal: A Revisit of the Empirical Evidence

In this paper, we use autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) approach to cointegration developed by Pesaran et al. (1999) to estimate the elasticity and buoyancy coefficients of various revenue heads.

Institute: Nepal Rastra Bank

by Subhrendu Pattanayak | On 01 Apr 2017

Women in Politics and the Subject of Reservations

This paper, however, demonstrates that the effective history of thinking about political representation in the form of reservations for women is as old as the women’s movement itself. Feminist enga...

Institute: Centre for Women's Development Studies

by kitkupar pdahsiej | On 01 Aug 2017

Gandhian Economic Thought and Modern Economic Development

The report says that a fresh wave of globalisation since the early 1990s has created both hope and despair.

Institute: Centre for Social Studies

by Sudarshan Iyengar | On 01 May 2005

Negotiating Placeness: Tribal Communities in Western Ghats

By way of this contact, communities have re-constituted their relation with the forest, their identity and relations with others.

Institute: Centre for Social Studies

by M. Suresh | On 01 Sep 2009

Financial Soundness Indicators for Financial Sector Stability in Viet Nam

The results of this study can be used to strengthen the institutional and statistical capacities of Viet Nam to routinely collect, compile, analyze, and disseminate internationally comparable FSIs tha...

Institute: Asian Development Bank Institute

by Asian Development Bank Institute | On 01 Sep 2015

Timor-Leste: Development Effectiveness Brief

The report narrates that the related technical assistance has focused on infrastructure management, financial and private sector development, preparations for regional economic integration, and region...

Institute: Asian Development Bank Institute

by Asian Development Bank Institute | On 01 Dec 2015

Toward Mainstreaming and Sustaining CDD in Indonesia: Understanding Local Initiatives and the Transition from PNPM-Rural to the Villlage Law

The report summarizes important lessons learned and policy implications from the first year of Village Law implementation.

Institute: Asian Development Bank Institute

by Asian Development Bank Institute | On 01 Jan 2016

Enhancing Community-Driven Development through Convergence: A Case Study of Household- and Community-Based Initiatives in Philippine Villages

The study examines the Philippine government’s convergence initiative, and how it relates to community-driven development (CDD) that can impact rural communities in the Philippines.

Institute: Asian Development Bank Institute

by Asian Development Bank Institute | On 01 May 2016