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Polar Law Textbook

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Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320566

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Textbook Developed, Polar Law, Legal Studies, Environmental Law, Human Rights Law and Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Polar Law to Pursue Further Studies

The idea for this textbook developed from the recognition of the need to disseminate information about Polar Law as an emerging field of legal studies - an area of study long overdue greater recognition. Developmen...

Vanuatu

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Source: Vanuatu : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/93

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451840582

Keywords: private sector development, growth performance, legal framework, land tenure, property rights

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the reasons for the historically weak performance of Vanuatu. Among the key factors, growth has been hindered by substantial barriers to private sector development. Impediments...

Vanuatu: Selected Issues

Vanuatu: Selected Issues »

Source: Vanuatu : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/93

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451840582

Keywords: private sector development, growth performance, legal framework, land tenure, property rights

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the reasons for the historically weak performance of Vanuatu. Among the key factors, growth has been hindered by substantial barriers to private sector development. Impediments...

What is Driving Women's Financial Inclusion Across Countries?1

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Source: What is Driving Women's Financial Inclusion Across Countries?

Volume/Issue: 2018/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Corinne Delechat , Monique Newiak , Rui Xu , Fan Yang , and Goksu Aslan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484344460

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Gender, Personal finance, Legal rights, Government Policy and Regulation, Economics of Gender

Using a broad set of macroeconomic country characteristics to supplement a new and comprehensive micro-level dataset for 140 countries, we identify structural factors, policies, and individual characteristics that...

The Enforcement of Property Rights and Underdevelopment

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Source: The Enforcement of Property Rights and Underdevelopment

Volume/Issue: 1999/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Scott Freeman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451854961

Keywords: Property rights, multiple equilibria, expropriation, development, economic reform, legal reform, capital punishment

This paper formalizes the role of legal infrastructure in economic development in a general equilibrium model with endogenously determined property rights enforcement. It illustrates the mutual importance of proper...

The Rule of Law and the Pattern of Environment Protection

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Source: The Rule of Law and the Pattern of Environment Protection

Volume/Issue: 2002/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Muthukumara Mani , and Per Fredriksson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451846850

Keywords: Property Rights, Rule of Law, and Environmental Policy, law, environmental policy, environmental tax, environmental stringency, Renewable Resources and Conservation: Government Policy, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections

We develop and test a theory of the rule of law and environmental policy formation. In our model an increase in the degree of rule of law has two opposing partial effects on environmental policy: first, a greater s...

Fair Play:

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Source: Fair Play : More Equal Laws Boost Female Labor Force Participation

Volume/Issue: 2015/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Christian Gonzales , Sonali Jain-Chandra , Kalpana Kochhar , and Monique Newiak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498354424

Keywords: Labor force participation, Gender equality, Women, female labor force participation, gender equity, legal rights, gender, labor force, female labor, Participación en la fuerza laboral;Mujeres;Igualdad de género;Mercados de trabajo;Reformas del mercado laboral;Aspectos económicos de la familia;Análisis entre países

This Staff Discussion Note examines the effect of gender-based legal restrictions and other policy choices and demographic characteristics on female labor force participation. Drawing on a large and novel panel dat...

Vanuatu
			: Selected Issues

Vanuatu : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2007/93

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840582.002

ISBN: 9781451840582

Keywords: private sector development, growth performance, legal framework, land tenure, property rights

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the reasons for the historically weak performance of Vanuatu. Among the key factors, growth has been hindered by substantial barriers to private sector development. Impediments...

What is Driving Women's Financial Inclusion Across Countries?

What is Driving Women's Financial Inclusion Across Countries? »

Volume/Issue: 2018/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Corinne Delechat , Monique Newiak , Rui Xu , Fan Yang , and Goksu Aslan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484344460.001

ISBN: 9781484344460

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Gender, Personal finance, Legal rights, Government Policy and Regulation, Economics of Gender

Using a broad set of macroeconomic country characteristics to supplement a new and comprehensive micro-level dataset for 140 countries, we identify structural factors, policies, and individual characteristics that...

The Enforcement of Property Rights and Underdevelopment

The Enforcement of Property Rights and Underdevelopment »

Volume/Issue: 1999/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Scott Freeman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854961.001

ISBN: 9781451854961

Keywords: Property rights, multiple equilibria, expropriation, development, economic reform, legal reform, capital punishment

This paper formalizes the role of legal infrastructure in economic development in a general equilibrium model with endogenously determined property rights enforcement. It illustrates the mutual importance of proper...