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Early relief and recovery operations for floods could focus on targeting households with a higher gender ratio in order to be most effective. Developing valuation methods that incorporate ''household work'' into the primary activities of a household would be a good starting point for further...

This thesis has advanced understanding of the relationships between dissolved organic matter (DOM) quality and its indirect and direct effects on aquatic organisms, and points to new directions for future work. DOM in natural waters is a heterogeneous mixture of organic molecules with direct and...

Much of the research conducted in the North has typically engaged with communities as subjects of research rather than as partners to it. Current understanding of adaptation is derived mostly from local studies in small communities that focus on traditional activities. However, larger regional...

This thesis consists of three chapters employing quantitative open economy models to study international trade transmission, the economic impacts of climate change, and remittance transfers. The first chapter examines the role of production sharing and trade in the transmission of the 2008-2009...

This HASOW Discussion Paper considers how demographic and socioeconomic factors correlate with homicidal violence in the context of Mexico´s "war on drugs". We draw on Ciudad Juarez as a case study and social disorganization theory as an organizing framework. Social disorganization is expected...

Researchers and institutions across Canada have identified a need for consolidation and commitment to ensure long‐term development and capacity in the field of Ecohealth. As such, a main activity of the Community of Practice in Ecosystem Approaches to Health (CoPEH‐Can) is to collectively...

The main indicator the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) measures is Total Entrepreneurial Activity (TEA), that is, the percentage of the adult population aged 18-64 actively involved in the establishment and/or managing of a business which has been paying salaries for less than 42 months....

The research surveys explored global impact of learning/volunteer abroad programs for Canadians and as well, for host communities. Global citizenship is most often understood in the context of what Canadians can learn about and do for other people in far off places rather than as an increased...

This paper proposes a simple small-country model to explain the asymmetric treatment between import tariffs and export subsidies in WTO. In the model, the anticipation of protection creates inefficient investment. A government may choose to commit to a tariff prohibition agreement and/or export...

Created in 2005 with IDRC support, the UbuntuNet Alliance has helped propel many of southern and eastern Africa’s academic institutions into the Internet age. It has done this by promoting policies and practices that have...

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