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View Resource ID21: Communicating Development Research

ID21 (or Information for Development in the 21st Century) is a new Development Research reporting service sponsored by the UK Department for International Development. The goal of ID21 is to link development research and researchers directly to policymakers and development practitioners around the world. The core of the site is a searchable online collection of one-page digests "of the latest...
View Resource Center for Research in Security Prices Working Paper Series

The Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) was founded in 1960 by James H. Lorie and Lawrence Fisher, Professors at the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business to "advance research in operations of security markets." CRSP compiles standard and derived security data concerning the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ stock markets, and maintains a list of current staff working papers for...
View Resource IMF Staff Papers

The quarterly journal IMF Staff Papers "makes available to a wider audience research papers prepared by the members of the IMF staff." The March 1999 issue looks at skilled and unskilled workers in Spain, deindustrialization in advanced economies, and the story of exchange rate deviations from purchasing power parity in two monetary unions.
View Resource Economic and Social Science Research Council

With its prestigious record of research and service to the broader public sector, the Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC) is the UK's prime research funding and training agency that actively addresses both economic and social concerns. As the website notes, the council seeks "to provide high quality research on issues of importance to business, the public sector, and government."...
View Resource Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Founded in 1982 by the noted statesman George Schultz, the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) is a nonpartisan economic policy research organization that brings "economists together with leaders in business, technology, and government to analyze, discuss, and debate economic topics". From the homepage, visitors can learn about the Institute's three primary research centers...
View Resource The Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy

Created in 1982, The Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE) is an interdisciplinary research project that focuses on �"international economic competition and the development and application of advanced technologies". Moving between the worlds of the private sector to interactions with fellow scholars and policymakers, BRIE has created a number of thought-provoking documents for...
View Resource Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (last reviewed for May 6, 2005 Scout Report)

The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) has a rather distinguished pedigree, as one of the prime instigators who lobbied for its creation was noted statesman and economist George Schultz. He, along with others, wished to create a center at Stanford where economic scholars could come together to discuss their research, and in 1982, SIEPR was born. While economists will certainly...
View Resource Vox

Online portals that take on policy issues in different parts of the world are increasing in popularity and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) recently created just such a portal. Working in tandem with a number of existing sites, the Vox site is designed to feature "research-based policy analysis and commentary from Europe's leading economists." As such, the site consists of original...
View Resource The Economics of Early Childhood Policy

What, pray tell, might the so-called "dismal science" of economics have to say about public investment in early childhood programs? Quite a bit, as it turns out. This report from the RAND Corporation takes an economic perspective on such investments, and its intent is to provide policymakers with a primer about "how economic analysis can help set agendas for early childhood policy and identify the...
View Resource The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

Founded in 1986, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College was started in order to "serve the wider policymaking community in the United States and the rest of the world by enabling scholars and leaders in business, labor, and government to work together on problems of common interest." To accomplish this mission, the Institute works to disseminate its various findings via publications,...
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