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Researchers often lack the tools, skills and concepts needed to inquire into complex settings involving multiple stakeholders and knowledge systems. The Social Analysis Systems (SAS2) project addressed this issue by developing a practical and theoretically-informed approach to people- and...

The paper examines whether innovation performed by small and medium enterprises (SMEs) enhances their exporting likelihood in the context of the developing country of Vietnam. Using a uniquely rich Vietnamese SMEs database, findings indicate that innovation as measured directly by ''new products...

This document reports on past trends, the current situation, and possible future scenarios in terms of regional population and demographic dynamics, to provide information towards policy to the governments of the region''s countries. As part of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the...

While extractive industries, diamonds and oil, account for 99 percent of Angolan exports and 57 percent of GDP, they employ only 1 percent of the workforce. Chinese investment in Angola is located in the telecommunications infrastructure and extractive industry sectors, particularly oil....

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