Niek De Jong

Niek De Jong
Erasmus University Rotterdam | EUR · Erasmus Research & Business Support (ERBS) - Erasmus School of Economics

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Introduction
Niek de Jong currently works at Erasmus Research & Business Support (ERBS) - Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam. He does research in development economics. His most recent publications include evaluations of a 'Business with Impact' programme, of a Development-Relevant Infrastructure Development programme, and of the Intelligent Water Management project in the Colombian coffee sector.

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The aim of the 'Omzet met Impact' programme is to stimulate sustainable trade and investment between the Netherlands and emerging and developing countries. The final evaluation assessed the programme's effectiveness, impact, sustainability, relevance, additionality and leverage. Separate case study reports were made of six projects that were a part...
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The Mid-Term Review of the “Governance of inclusive green growth in cities (DEALS) programme was conducted on behalf of the International Cooperation department of the Netherlands Association of Municipalities. It covered the implementation of the DEALS programme in the following four cities: Kumasi (in Ghana), Pathein (in Myanmar), Pereira (in Col...
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This synthesis report is based on the reports of the evaluation of five projects that were co-financed by the Sustainable Water Fund (or FDW, for its Dutch abbreviation): two projects in Ethiopia, two in Ghana and one in Colombia. These evaluations were conducted by researchers of the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the University of Bayreuth and RWI...
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The external evaluation of the ORIO programme assessed its achievements so far. Its main objectives were:  to determine the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, additionality and policy coherence of the ORIO programme;  to learn from the assessment of the functioning and effects of the ORIO programme and the use of resources, in order to genera...
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This report was commissioned by the Department of Inclusive Green Growth of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and analyzes the sustainability of the Intelligent Water Management project implemented in the Colombian coffee sector in the period 2014-2018. That project was co-financed by the Sustainable Water Fund of the Ministry of F...
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This external evaluation commissioned by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency reflected on, and provided input for adjustment of, the approach of CBI - the centre for the promotion of imports from developing countries. Its main purpose was therefore to determine a series of lessons and recommendations for the future. It covered three regional Integrat...
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This report was commissioned by the Department of Inclusive Green Growth of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and presents the evaluation of the Intelligent Water Management project implemented in the Colombian coffee sector in the period 2014-2018. That project was co-financed by the Sustainable Water Fund of the Ministry of Forei...
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This independent evaluation study commissioned by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The evaluation assessed the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the PUM programme, as well as the improvement of it's monitoring and evaluation system and the adequacy of available management information for monitoring and evaluation purposes. PUM...
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In 1997, Guyana started to receive debt relief under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative. In 2001, to qualify for the Enhanced HIPC Initiative, Guyana developed a Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) that committed the country to a reorientation of its economic and social policies towards the objectives of the PRS and the achievement...
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Honduras prepared its Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) or Estrategia para la Reducción de Pobreza (ERP) in 2000-2001, as a prerequisite for receiving interim debt service relief in the context of the 1999 Enhanced HIPC Initiative. Debt relief became final in April 2005 when the country reached the Completion Point. As this is the fifth and final st...
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Strategies aimed at poverty reduction need to identify factors that are strongly associated with poverty and that are amenable to modification by policy. This article uses household level data collected in 1994 to examine probable determinants of poverty status, employing both binomial and polychotomous logit models. The study shows that poverty st...
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Cross-country analysis of the aggregate growth-poverty link is likely to miss important country-specific detail and possible offsetting forces in the underlying labour market adjustment process. This paper combines a CGE model analysis with a microsimulations approach to analyse the effects of trade liberalization on poverty and income distribution...
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Suriname is a rather extreme case of a small open economy well endowed with natural resources, highly dependent on international markets and vulnerable to external shocks. As compared to most other countries the economy of Suriname and its society at large have been shaped to a high degree by external forces and this process has continued throughou...
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This paper provides a primer on the distribution of income in Panama based on the first household survey of living conditions conducted in the country. It provides a decomposition of the sources of income inequality in a context known to have one of the most unequal income distributions in the world.
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Extending economic accounts with sets of social and environmental indicators is a first step towards a more integrated analysis of aspects of sustainability problems. In this article, therefore, a proposal is made to nest social and environmental indicators into an existing economic accounting framework. The Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) is taken...
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This allowed for a reduction of unemployment and an increase of wage employment in the formal sector of the economy. Both these labour market outcomes were conducive of a reduction in urban poverty and inequality between 1991 and 1994. Growth slowed down and poverty stabilized during the period of economic reforms implemented between 1994 and 1998,...
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Ecuador started to liberalise its trade in goods and services in 1990 and opened up its capital account in a short period of time. Simultaneously, between 1992 and 1995, a credible macroeconomic stabilisation programme was implemented alongside. This led initially to a modest recovery of economic growth and price stabilisation. However, a string of...
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The Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the OECD has set target rates of poverty incidence and levels of a number of human development indicators as goals to be met with the aid of development assistance by the years 2005 and 2015. In this paper we assess the likelihood that these goals will be met. We estimate future levels of poverty and hu...
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What will the level of poverty and human development in the world's developing regions be in the next century? We present projections of poverty and selected human development indicators for the year 2015 for three policy variants - pro-poor policy, neutral policy and anti-poor policy - and four growth scenarios. The projections show poverty will r...
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Summaries With the introduction of Structural Adjustment Programmes, the objectives of programme aid shifted from relief of foreign exchange constraints to supporting policy reforms. The appraisal criteria for providing programme aid were modified accordingly, but the evaluation criteria did not change. A review of evaluation studies of Dutch progr...
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Regional Blocs or Global Markets? A World Accounting Approach to Analyze Trade and Financial Linkages. —Do we live in a world of globalized capital and commodity markets or do regional networks dominate trade and financial linkages between economies? This paper addresses the question, using an integrated and consistent data system of trade and fina...
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How accurately do we measure the external deficit of the United States or the surplus of Japan? If checked at the global level, statistics on international trade and finance show large discrepancies. Such global statistical discrepancies hamper the analysis and understanding of world economic developments. An accounting framework--labelled World Ac...

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