This research will investigate impact of urban-rural return migration on rural economic development in China and how results are transferable to China's neighbouring country, Vietnam.
Impact of urban-rural return migration on rural economic development in China - with implications for Vietnam
China economic-performance economy-diversification financial-and-technology-investment local-job-creation non-migrants return-migration returnees-economic-engagement-on-job-creation-investment-and-economic-diversification-over-time returnees-entrepreneurial-activities-and-decisions role-of-institutions-and-policies rural-development rural-economic-development rural-poor spatial-distribution-of-return-migration Urban-rural-return-migration Vietnam Vietnam-China-partnership
An investigation into the nature and extent of school effectiveness in China, using innovative quantitative methodology and the local application of new evaluation methods to educational policy and practice in rural and urban secondary schools.
A systematic review of research of quantitative analysis of examination performance over 10 years, qualitative analysis of the processes of examination setting, and case studies on student engagement,the impact of classroom support, and teacher assessment.
Improving teacher development and educational quality in China: examining schools as professional learning communities
Explores teachers' professional development in China and the concept of professional learning communities to evaluate and enhance teacher quality and school effectiveness in secondary schools.
Muslim children in India face lower mortality risks than Hindu children.
Achieving Policy Coherence in Challenging Environments: Risk Management and Aid Culture in Sudan and Afghanistan
South Sudan and Afghanistan are case studies for this work that examines the implications in fragile states for comprehensive programming of risk management among UN agencies and international NGOs.
aid-programming bunkerisation coherence conflict-reduction counterinsurgency field-security foreign-policy fragile-states gated-communities group-practices humanitarian-aid humanitarian-assistance insecurity institutional-behaviour international-aid-systems political-stabilisation political-transformation post-conflict-reconstruction Post-conflict-societies poverty-alleviation reconstruction recovery rural-spaces security-measures urban-cantonments violence