Download E-books Development as Process: Concepts and Methods for Working with Complexity (Routledge Research/ODI Development Policy Studies) PDF

Method" ways to financial and social improvement seem to be extra versatile and supply higher customers of good fortune than conventional "project" methods.
Development as Process addresses the questions raised through different natures of the 2 methods. The authors research improvement tasks via adventure in water assets improvement in India and in organizational studying through a Bangladeshi NGO. Inter-agency contexts are tested within the surroundings of an aquaculture undertaking in Bangladesh and within the surroundings of agriculture and usual assets improvement in Rajisthan, India. ultimately, the function of procedure tracking is defined within the context of coverage reform, with illustrations from forestry in India and land reform in Russia.

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Download E-books Understanding Business Dynamics: An Integrated Data System for America's Future PDF

The U.S. economic system is very dynamic: companies open and shut, employees swap jobs and begin new organizations, and leading edge applied sciences redefine the office and improve productiveness. With globalization markets have additionally develop into extra interconnected. Measuring enterprise job during this quickly evolving setting more and more calls for monitoring advanced interactions between businesses, institutions, employers, and staff. Understanding company Dynamics offers innovations for bettering the accuracy, timeliness, insurance, and integration of knowledge which are utilized in developing combination fiscal facts, in addition to in microlevel analyses of themes starting from activity production and destruction and company access and go out to innovation and productiveness. This e-book bargains concepts which may be enacted by means of federal statistical enterprises to modernize the dimension of commercial dynamics, fairly the construction of data on small and younger organisations that may have a disproportionately huge influence in swiftly increasing financial sectors. It additionally outlines the necessity for potent coordination of current survey and administrative info assets, that is necessary to bettering the intensity and insurance of industrial data.

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Download E-books Multilevel Synthesis: From the Group to the Individual (The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis) PDF

By Daniel Courgeau

This e-book offers a historic landscape of the evolution of demographic inspiration from its eighteenth-century origins as much as the current day. The ebook makes use of this to illustrate how the multilevel strategy can get to the bottom of a number of the contradictions that experience turn into obvious and attain a synthesis of the several ways hired. this can be either a textbook and an review of the multilevel research that broadens the scope of demography with its approach.

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Download E-books Data on Federal Research and Development Investments: A Pathway to Modernization PDF

Two surveys of the nationwide technological know-how Foundation's department of technological know-how assets statistics (SRS) offer essentially the most major information to be had to appreciate study and improvement spending and coverage within the usa. those are the Survey of Federal cash for learn and improvement and the Survey of Federal technological know-how and Engineering aid to Universities, schools, and Nonprofit associations. those surveys support achieve conclusions approximately primary coverage questions, similar to even if a given box of study is satisfactorily funded, no matter if investment is balanced between fields, and even if deficiencies in investment will be contributing to a lack of U.S. medical or financial competitiveness.

even if, the survey info are of inadequate caliber and timeliness to help some of the calls for wear them. moreover the surveys are more and more tough to behavior in occasions of limited assets, and their technological, procedural, and conceptual infrastructure has now not been modernized for technique or content.

Data on Federal study and improvement Investments studies the makes use of and choice of facts on federal cash and federal aid for technological know-how and expertise and recommends destiny instructions for this system in response to an review of those makes use of and the adequacy of the surveys. The ebook additionally considers the category constitution, or taxonomy, for the fields of technology and engineering.

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Download E-books Forecasting International Migration in Europe: A Bayesian View (The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis) PDF

This e-book examines how you can forecast the foreign migration part in a fashion that may be used for inhabitants forecasts utilizing the probabilistic technique. It applies Bayesian statistical the way to an under-researched sector of inhabitants forecasting.

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Download E-books Facing Human Capital Challenges of the 21st Century: Education and Labor Market Initiatives in Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates: Executive Summary PDF

Summarizes the schooling and exertions marketplace projects carried out or below manner in 4 international locations within the Arab sector (Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates) to handle the human source concerns they every one face as they organize their international locations for a spot within the twenty first century international financial system. jointly, those international locations spotlight the range of demanding situations confronted by way of international locations within the sector and responses to these demanding situations.

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Download E-books The Frontiers of Applied Demography PDF

This booklet info state-of-the-art tools and findings which could form the way forward for utilized demography. inside of, readers will detect new insights into the databases, substantial matters, and methodological methods which can aid them to enhance how they use demography in determination making and making plans difficulties in either private and non-private settings.

The issues and views are present in the e-book s 23 chapters, that are prepared into 3 significant sections: (I) Demographic details for Decision-Making: Case stories; (II) facts: concerns and Analyses; and (III) Projection and Estimation equipment: reviews, Examples, and Discussions. insurance comprises chapters on migration, demographic marketplace research, destiny court docket wishes, traits within the wishes of the aged, entry to healthiness care, longitudinal information platforms, census expenses, and new methods to small region estimation and projection equipment. The case reports characterize quite a lot of nations, together with Australia, Canada, China, England, India, Japan, and the us of the US. total, this edited quantity collects papers that have been provided at diverse meetings, together with the eighth overseas convention on inhabitants geographies (University of Queensland, 2015), the 2014 utilized Demography convention (San Antonio, Texas, USA), and the once a year convention of the Canadian inhabitants Society.

Applied demography touches many elements of our lives and its practitioners proceed to push methodological and empirical limitations. This e-book records the regular evolution of this box. It indicates demographers, sociologists, economists, planners, sellers, and others how they could increase the standard and relevance of demographic details now and within the future.

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Download E-books Diversities Old and New: Migration and Socio-Spatial Patterns in New York, Singapore and Johannesburg (Global Diversities) PDF

Diversities outdated and New offers comparative analyses of recent city styles that come up lower than stipulations of quick, migration-driven diversification, together with ameliorations of social different types, social family and public areas. Ethnographic findings in neighbourhoods of recent York, Singapore and Johannesburg are offered.

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Download E-books Listening to Harlem: Gentrification, Community, and Business PDF

By David Maurrasse

Harlem is thriving. Many say a moment Renaissance is occurring above a hundred and twentieth road. Magic Johnson opened a massive theater, invoice Clinton has founded his post-presidential workplaces there, numerous houses were restored to their former glory, and, now not with no controversy, many whites are flocking to the local. yet what is going to this gentrification do to Harlem, and the way will it swap existence for Harlem's longtime residents?

As groups and companies fight with differing motivations and desires, David Maurrasse seems to be at methods they could interact to shape partnerships. Listening to Harlem bargains a thrilling portrait of the struggles confronting one among America's most crucial neighborhoods. This enticing learn will attract somebody with an curiosity in how the local is faring at the present time, in addition to these concerned professionally and socially in city improvement.

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Download E-books The Little Data Book on Gender 2009 (World Development Indicators) PDF

This useful pocket advisor is a brief reference for clients attracted to the gender records. It offers gender-disaggregated info for greater than 2 hundred international locations in a simple country-by-country reference on demography, schooling, health and wellbeing, hard work strength, political participation and the Millennium improvement pursuits. The book's precis pages conceal nearby and source of revenue workforce aggregates.

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