[gdnews] Research in Focus Newsletter - Issue #21,


May 16, 2005.  

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abreast of the latest policy research knowledge from the Global south

 

Issue #21, May 2005

 

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CONTENTS

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*** KNOWLEDGE BASE HIGHLIGHTS:

 

1-FEATURED RESEARCH:

 

* Understanding international differences in trade and capital market

integration

*Can economic instruments mitigate carbon emissions? An Indian perspective

* Exchange rates in the new EU accession countries: what have we learned

from the forerunners

 

2-FEATURED RESEARCHERS:

 

* Bustanul Arifin, Associate Professor, University of Lampung (UNILA),

Indonesia

* Fatma Ülkü Selçuk, Instructor, Atilim University, Ankara, Turkey

* Alexander Vasin, Professor, Moscow State University, Russian Federation

 

3-FEATURED ORGANIZATIONS:

 

* The African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies (ACDHRS),

Gambia

* Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

* Users' Perspectives With Agricultural Research and Development (UPWARD),

Philippines

 

4-FUNDING NEWS:

 

* Visiting Experts from Academic and Research Institutions Programme, Food

and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Partnership Programme

* The Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowships

 

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1-Featured Research

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>> Understanding international differences in trade and capital market

integration

Trade and capital market distortions are alternative means for protecting

non-competitive industries

By S. Claro

Produced by: the Institute of Economics, Pontifical Catholic University of

Chile / Instituto de Economia, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

(IEUC), 2005

www.gdnet.org/cf/search/display.cfm

 

 

 

>> Can economic instruments mitigate carbon emissions? An Indian

perspective

Carbon taxes may be a weak instrument for reducing carbon emissions in

India

By Das, S.; Mukhopadhyay, D.; Pohit, S.

Produced by: National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), India,

2005

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>> Exchange rates in the new EU accession countries: what have we learned

from the forerunners

The new accession countries should not join the ERM2 too early

By Bulir, A.; Smidkova, K.

Produced by: Czech National Bank (CNB), Czech Republic, 2004

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For more documents, visit:

www.gdnet.org/knowledge_base/research_papers/

 

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2-Featured Researchers

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>> Bustanul Arifin, Associate Professor, University of Lampung (UNILA),

Indonesia

Research interests: Agricultural and rural development, agro-industry,

poverty alleviation, natural resources management, and environmental

services.

www.gdnet.org/cf/search/display.cfm

 

 

 

>> Fatma Ülkü Selçuk

Instructor, Atilim University, Ankara, Turkey

Research interests: Political science and sociology; state theory,

comparative politics, political structure of Turkey, industrial relations,

labor unions, informal sector, social classes, child labour, gender

www.gdnet.org/cf/search/display.cfm

 

 

>> Alexander Vasin

Professor, Moscow State University, Russian Federation

Research interests: evolutionary models of collective behavior, solutions

of multi-stage and repeated games, theory of imperfect competition, models

of tax evasion and tax inspection organization, models of electorate

behavior.

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For more researchers, visit:

www.gdnet.org/knowledge_base/researchers/

 

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3-Selected Organizations

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>> The African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies (ACDHRS),

Gambia

Research, capacity building, and advocacy Institute

www.gdnet.org/cf/search/display.cfm

 

 

 

>> Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Research institute focusing on economics, law, political science, and

gender studies

www.gdnet.org/cf/search/display.cfm

 

 

>> Users' Perspectives With Agricultural Research and Development

(UPWARD), Philippines

Agricultural participatory research and development network in East Asia

www.gdnet.org/cf/search/display.cfm

 

 

****You can find 1000 more organizational profiles on the Knowledge Base

www.gdnet.org/knowledge_base/

 

 

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4-Funding Opportunities

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>> Visiting Experts from Academic and Research Institutions Programme,

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Partnership Programme

The Visiting Experts from Academic and Research Institutions Programme

supports highly qualified academics and researchers to undertake work in

FAO for a maximum of one year. The programme covers salary costs, monthly

allowances and travel expenses.

Deadline: None specified

www.gdnet.org/online_services/funding_opportunities/funding_news/fao.html

 

 

 

>> The Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowships

Scholars from all disciplines and nationalities, resident outside Germany,

for six to twelve months research to be conducted in Germany.

Deadline: Ongoing

www.gdnet.org/online_services/funding_opportunities/funding_news/humboldt.html

 

 

For more funding, visit:

www.gdnet.org/online_services/funding_opportunities/

 

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