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Over the years, CIPE has actively contributed to policy discussions and thought leadership in the democracy and economic communities.
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The Economic Impact of Insecurity in the Countries of the G5 Sahel

07.07.2020 | Case Studies
Following extensive research, writing, and collaboration, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) is pleased to present this report, spearheaded by Burkina Faso-based Institut FREE Afrik and with valuable contributions from research teams across the G5 Sahel, on the economic impact of...

How-To Guide for Economic Think Tanks

07.07.2020 | Guides & Tools | Kim Eric Bettcher, Anna Kompanek, Adam Sachs, Louisa Tomar
Lessons in Policy Influence & Organizational Vitality This How-To Guide for Economic Think Tanks: Lessons in Policy Influence and Organizational Vitality captures insights from the experience of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and its think tank partners from around the g...

Pakistan: A Struggling Economy Destroyed by COVID-19

07.02.2020 | Articles | Dr. S Akbar Zaidi
Introduction On 12 June, Pakistan’s annual budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 (beginning 1 July) was presented in Parliament, laying out the government’s policies and strategies for the next twelve months.[1] On the same day, Pakistan registered its single highest increase in coronavirus cases i...

Summary Edition – Mitigating Governance Risks From Investment in Southeast Asia

06.03.2020 | Case Studies
A Study of Chinese Capital Flows to Six Countries Economic development and growth are fueling outbound capital flows from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to global destinations. One region in particular has become a prominent recipient of Chinese capital: Southeast Asia. Geographic proximity,...

Association Board Workbook

05.21.2020 | Guides & Tools | Robert C. Harris
Introduction An association or chamber is a group of persons working together to advance a cause or mission. Nonprofit organizations have served the USA for more than 150 years. With 1.5 million nonprofit, exempt organizations, the common traits are a 1) mission statement and 2) a volunteer board of...

Association Rebound Checklist

05.21.2020 | Guides & Tools | Robert C. Harris
Success Formula Author Robert C. Harris analyzed the success of the organizations that were well positioned at the onset of the pandemic. Three principles are obvious: ✓ TECHNOLOGY – They had already invested in technology. They had familiarity with the technology and platforms, allowing seamles...

Leadership, Governance and Pandemic Recovery

05.21.2020 | Guides & Tools | Robert C. Harris
MESSAGE FROM BOB HARRIS,CAE Serving on a board of directors or committee is a rewarding experience. The greatness of America is enhanced by the volunteers who govern the more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations. Board service and trusteeship require significant responsibility and accountability...

Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ethiopia: The Private Sector Experience

05.13.2020 | Articles | CIPE East Africa Regional Office in Addis Ababa
About the Report:  In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) team in Ethiopia set out to examine the actions taken by the Ethiopian private sector to combat the crisis. This report provides an overview of the current economic, social, and pol...

Mitigating Governance Risks From Investment in Southeast Asia

04.08.2020 | Case Studies
A Study of Chinese Capital Flows to Six Countries Chinese outward investments have increased substantially in recent years, especially after 2013’s introduction of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). BRI is the most ambitious infrastructure investment effort in recent history. The effect of BRI in...

A New Invisible Hand: Authoritarian Corrosive Capital and the Repurposing of Democracy

04.01.2020 | Case Studies | Martin Hála
For full publication and background please visit this link  This report explores the issue of corrosive capital—or capital flows from authoritarian regimes that undermine democratic processes and institutions in the receiving countries—and outlines what an interconnected, interdisciplinary re...

Colombia: Making Trade of Essential Goods Simpler, Faster and More Cost-Effective

03.01.2020 | Case Studies
COLOMBIA Introducing a risk management system for Colombia’s National Food and Drug Surveillance Institute  Timeframe: August 2017 – August 2019 Donor funding: USD 157,812 In-kind contribution from business: USD 150,220 CHALLENGE The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation worked with In...

CIPE’s Cost-Benefit Analysis: A Practical Guide for Civil Society Organizations

02.06.2020 | Guides & Tools
Cost-Benefit Analysis: A Practical Guide for Civil Society Organizations is a handbook to assist business associations and civil society organizations in emerging markets and developing countries with conducting cost-benefit analyses of proposed policies or reforms, and to present their findings in...

Samriddhi – Arthalaya

11.11.2019 | Case Studies
Organization:  Samriddhi – The Prosperity Foundation Country: Nepal Name of the Practice/Program: Arthalaya: A School of Economics and Entrepreneurship. Start date: January 2009   1. What is the problem addressed by this practice? Owing to predominant socialist thoughts in the political-econ...

Leading Practice: Instituto Invertir – EmprendeAhora

11.11.2019 | Case Studies
Organization: Instituto Invertir Country: Peru Name of the Practice/Program: EmprendeAhora Start date: February 2008   1. What is the problem addressed by this practice? EmprendeAhora is a training program that was design to change the bad attitudes and wrong concepts that university studen...
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