Daily List 142

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Monday 25 July 2016

Development

Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh: sustaining poverty reduction.

Directions in development
Corporate Author:
World Bank. Independent Evaluation Group.
Author:
Madhur Gautam

Unprecedented changes in Bangladesh's rural economy have driven poverty reduction since 2000. This analysis of the dynamics of rural growth, especially the role of agriculture and its relationship to the non-farm economy, reveals priorities for accelerating and channeling that dynamism.

  • ISBN: 9781464808760
  • 33.95

Development

Innovation performance review of Tajikistan: the case of inland transport.

Corporate Author:
United Nations. Economic Commission for Europe

This publication contains the outcomes of a policy advisory exercise that drew on the experience accumulated by the UNECE in the identification of good practices and policy lessons in the area of knowledge-based development. It provides a set of recommendations and policy options to stimulate innovation activity, enhance innovation capacity and improve the overall efficiency of the national innovation system.

  • ISBN: 9789211171044
  • 25.50

Social Issues

Taking stock of programs to develop socio-emotional skills: a systematic review of program evidence.

Directions in development (Human development)
Corporate Author:
World Bank
Author:
Maria Laura Sanchez Puerta, Alexandria Valerio, Marcela Gutierrez Bernal

This publication provides an overview of the impacts of socio-emotional skill development programmes in developed and developing countries, including findings from evaluations of early childhood, and in-school and out of school programmes. The findings highlight characteristics and impacts of successful (and less successful) programmes.

  • ISBN: 9781464808722
  • 29.95

Trade

Inclusive global value chains: policy options in trade and contemporary areas for GVC integration by small and medium enterprises and low-income developing countries.

Directions in development (Trade)
Corporate Author:
World Bank
Author:
Daria Taglioni, Ana Paula Cusolito

This report is the first comprehensive framework on how to facilitate SMEs and LIDCs access to and upgrading within global value chains. It identifies policy interventions at the global level needed to support domestic reforms.

  • ISBN: 9781464808425
  • 29.95