ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (129)

1. Attracting Capital FDI: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices in attracting foreign business investment?2

2. Attracting FDI: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices among countries receiving the highest amounts of FDI as a percent of GDP?

3. Building Think Tanks: What are the global benchmarks for building think tanks?

4. Business Development Services for the Disabled: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for business development services (BDS) for the disabled?

5. Business Process Outsourcing: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for becoming an offshore destination for business process outsourcing? *

6. Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) in Latin America: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for business process outsourcing in Latin America? *

7. Certification and Rating of Publicly Funded NGOs: What are the global benchmarks and high value creation best practices in certification and rating of publicly funded NGOs?

8. Commerce-friendly Labor Laws: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of commerce-friendly labor laws?

9. Country Branding: What are the benchmarks and best practices for country branding?

10. Country-Specific Investment Funds: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of key metrics for country-specific investment funds?

11. CP Market Size: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for CP market size?

12. CP/University Partnerships: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for Capitalist Philanthropist (CP)/university partnerships? *

13. Creating Long-term Employment for Those with Special Needs: What are GBs and HVA BPs for creating long-term employment for those with special needs? *

14. Cultivating a Successful Entrepreneurial Sector in Islamic Countries/Cultures: What are the TQBs and HVA BPs in cultivating a succesul entrepreneurial sector in Islamic countries/cultures?

15. Cultivating Entrepreneurial Traits in Targeted Socioeconomic Groups: What are the global bechmarks and best practices for cultivating entrepreneurial traits in targeted socioeconomic groups?

16. Developing a Brand: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for developing a brand?

17. Developing a Knowledge-based Economy: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of developing a knowledge-based economy?

18. Developing Demand for Crafts through Electronic Media: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices to develop demand for locally produced crafts through electronic media?

19. Diaspora Philanthropy: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for diaspora philanthropy?

20. Economic Development in Post-Natural Disaster Areas: What are the global benchmarks and the high value-add best practices for economic development in post-natural disaster areas?

21. Economic Growth in Developing Countries: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for economic growth in developing countries?

22. Economic Sustainability of the Media in Developing Economies: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of economic sustainability in developing economies? *

23. Education & Economic Development: What are the global benchmarks and best practices where education reform has been used to promote economic development? *

24. Education & Training in Philanthropy: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for education and training in philanthropy? *

25. Effective Rehabilitation Organizations: What are the global benchmarks and high value-adding best practices for effective rehabilitation organizations?

26. Embracing 10% Annual Giving: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices of embracing a 10% annual giving of time and resources?

27. Employment & Training for the Disabled: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for employment and training for the disabled in developing economies? *

28. Exposing Counterproductive or Ineffective New Tax Strategies: What are the GBs and HVA BPs in exposing counterproductive or ineffective new tax strategies?

29. Facilitating Technological Innovation: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of facilitating technological innovation? *

30. FDI by Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of FDI by developing economies?

31. Food & Drug Safety: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for ensuring food and drug safety in developing economies?

32. For-Profit Philanthropy: What are the benchmarks and best practices of for-profit philanthropy?

33. Framework for Job Creation Analysis: What are the benchmarks and best practices for developing a framework for job creation analysis?

34. Fundraising for NGOs with Headquarters in Developing Countries: What are the fundraising benchmarks and best practices for NGOs with headquarters in developing countries?

35. Global Benchmark Internships: Who are the global benchmark internships? *

36. Global Benchmarks in Country Branding: What are the global benchmarks in country branding, and what are their high value-add best practices?#

37. Global Benchmarks in Diaspora Philanthropy: Who are the global benchmarks in diaspora philanthropy
and what are their high value-add best practices?

38. Global Diaspora Conferences: What are the benchmarks and best practices of global diaspora conferences?

39. Global University Courses in Venture Philanthropy/Social Enterprise: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of global university courses in venture philanthropy/social enterprise? *

40. Government and Venture Capitalist Collaborations: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for government and venture capitalist collaborations?#

41. Government Creating Assset Value Previously Unseen: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for governments creating asset value previously unseen?#

42. Government Cultivating Retail Marketplaces: What are the benchmarks and best practices for government cultivating retail marketplaces?#

43. Government Initiatives in Identifying and Cultivating Innovative, High Impact Leaders: What are the benchmarks and best practices in government initiatives in identifying and cultivating innovative, high impact leaders?

44. Government Procurement : Who are GBs and HVA BPs for government procurement?*#

45. Gulf Cooperation Council Region: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices in collaborative philanthropy with the Gulf Cooperation Council region?

46. Implementing Massive Scale Projects in Large Populations: What are the benchmarks and best practices for implementing massive scale projects in large populations?

47. Improving Services Supply: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for improving the service sector in developing countries?

48. Increasing Economic Contributions of Retirement-Age Populations: Who are the global benchmaks and high value-add best practices for increasing economic contributions of retirement-age populations?

49. Increasing Volunteerism among Seniors: What are the GBs and HVA BPs for increasing volunteerism among seniors?

50. Infrastructure, FDI, and Capital Investment in Emerging Markets: What are the benchmarks and best practices for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) and capital investment in the development of infrastructure?

51. Innovation in Philanthropy: What are the benchmarks and best practices for innovation in philanthropy?

52. Intermediaries Arranging Program Related Investments (PRIs): Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of intermediaries arranging PRIs?

53. International Cooperation at the Local Level: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for establishing “Sister Cities” development and exchange programs?

54. Internship Programs in Developing Countries: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of internship programs in developing countries?

55. Internships for Job Creation: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices to using internships for job creation?

56. Investment Regions: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of establishing investment regions?*

57. Job Creation for Recent College Graduates: What are the benchmarks and bet practices for job creation for recent college graduates?

58. Job Creation in Post-Natural Disaster Areas: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for job creation in post-natural disaster areas?

59. Job Creation Programs: What are the benchmarks and best practices for job creation programs in developing economies?

60. Job Creation Programs in the ME & Africa: What are the benchmarks and best practices for job creation programs in the Middle East and Africa?

61. Knowledge Process Outsourcing: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for knowledge process outsourcing in developing economies? *

62. Labor-Intensive Export Industries: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of labor-intensive export industries? *

63. Limited Life Foundations: What are the benchmarks and best practices of limited life foundations?

64. Major Philanthropic Gifts for Higher Education: What are the benchmarks and best practices for major philanthropic gifts for higher education?

65. Managing Loan Loss Expense: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of managing loan loss expense in microfinance sector? *

66. Managing Think Tanks: What are the global benchmarks for managing think tanks?

67. Maximizing the Elderly's Productivity to the Economy: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices in maximizing the elderly's productivity to the economy?

68. Metrics to Measure Effective Philanthropy: Identify and assess the benchmark quantitative metrics used to evaluate and measure effective philanthropy.

69. Microfinance & Entrepreneurship: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for microfinance institutions promoting entrepreneurship in developing countries? *

70. Minimizing Deposit Runs and Business Liquidation During Economic Crises: What are the GBPs and HVA BPs in minimizing deposit runs and business liquidation during economic crises?

71. Minimizing Negative Intra-country Cartels: What are GBs and HVA BPs in minimizing intra-country cartels? *#

72. Minimizing the Role of Powerful Eonomic Interest Groups in Government Procurement of Healthcare: What are the GBPs and HVA BPs in minimizing the role of powerful economic interest groups in health government procurement? *

73. Mobile Broadband in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of mobile broadband proliferation and applications in developing economies? *

74. Modern Telecommunications: What are the global benchmarks and the best practices for the development of a modern telecommunications system? *

75. Modern Transportation Infrastructure: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for the development of modern transport systems infrastructure?

76. National Economic Development Strategy Programs: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for national economic development strategy programs for developing economies?

77. Natural Resource Partnerships: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for natural resource partnerships? *

78. Non-Resident Ethnic Groups Affecting Economic Development: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of non-resident ethnic groups affecting economic development?

79. Open Access Urban Wireless Hot Spots: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for establishing open access urban wireless hot spots? *

80. Organizational Culture of NGOs: What are the benchmarks and best practices in changing organizational culture of NGOs?

81. Pension Reform: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for pension system reforms in developing countries?

82. Pilot Projects for Transformational Change: What are the Benchmarks and Best Practices in using pilot projects for transformational change?

83. Poverty Alleviation Strategies: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for alleviating poverty?

84. Preparing for Climate Change Impacts: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for preparing for climate change impacts in developing economies?

85. Preparing Skilled Workers: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for preparing skilled workers in developing economies? *

86. Preventing a Country from Becoming a Regressing Economy: What are the GBs and HVA BPs in preventing a country from becoming a regressing economy?#

87. Private Equity Investment in Africa: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for private equity investment in Africa?

88. Private Participation in Infrastructure: Who are the global benchmarks and what are best practices for private participation in infrastructure?

89. Prize Philanthropy: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for prize philanthropy?

90. Procurement and Logistics for Humanitarian Aid: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices in procurement and logistics for humanitarian aid?

91. Program Related Investments: What are the benchmarks and best practices for program related investments in 2011?

92. Promoting Female Entrepreneurship: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for promoting female entrepreneurship?

93. Protection of Intellectual Property Rights: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for protection of intellectual property rights in developing and transitioning countries?

94. Providing Access to Safe Water: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of providing access to safe water in developing economies?

95. Providing Professional Benchmarking Services: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for providing professional benchmarking services?

96. Providing Student Loans for Primary Education to those in Poverty: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices in providing student loans for primary education to those in poverty?*

97. Reaching BOP Consumers: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for reaching BOP (bottom of the pyramid) consumers?

98. Reducing Rent-Seeking Behavior: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for reducing rent-seeking behavior to increase GDP and improve structural balance?*#

99. Reducing Shadow Economy: What are the global benchmarks and the best practices for reducing a shadow economy?*

100. Removing Graffiti: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for removing graffiti?*

101. Resources for Effective Philanthropy: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of resources for effective philanthropy? *

102. Retraining the Middle Aged, Newly Unemployed: What are the GBs and HVA BPs in retraining the middle aged, newly unemployed?

103. Reverse Brain Drain: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of reverse brain drain?

104. Rural Philanthropy: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of rural philanthropy in developing economies?

105. Service Corps Programs: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for service corps programs in developing economies? *

106. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Development: What are the best practices and global benchmarks for developing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?

107. Smart Grids in Developing Economies: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of smart grid technologies in developing economies? *

108. Social Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of social entrepreneurship in developing economies? *

109. Social Marketing: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of social marketing programs in developing economies? *

110. Special Economic Zones: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for Special Economic Zones in developing economies?

111. Sports/Athletics & Economic Development: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for sports and athletics contributing to economic development in developing economies? *

112. Supply Chain Risk Management: What are the benchmarks and best practices of supply chain risk management? *

113. Sustainable Energy Consumption: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for sustainable energy consumption? *

114. Tax Policy for Job Creation: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for establishing a tax policy which promotes the creation of professional jobs?

115. Technological Innovation in Rural Development: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of technological innovation in rural development? *

116. Technological Innovations to Combat Poverty: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of technological innovations that specifically combat poverty? *

117. Think Tanks Analyzing Government Economic Policies: What are GBs and HVA BPs of government economic policies analysis think tanks?

118. Top Quartile Benchmark Capitalist Philanthropists in Asia: Who are the TQ benchmark Capitalist Philanthropists (CPs) in Asia and what are their best practices?

119. Tourism Policies for Growth: What are the benchmarks and best practices for tourism policies to increase economic development in developing economies? *

120. Transitioning Informal to Formal Economy: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of transitioning informal to formal economy? *

121. Transitioning Public to Private Industries: Who are the benchmarks and what are best practices for transitioning public to private industries?

122. University Corporation Collaboration & Market Responsive Pedagogy: What are the benchmarks and best practices for university corporation collaboration and market responsive pedagogy? *

123. Urban Expansion: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for sustainable urban expansion?

124. USAID Funds for Economic Development Projects: What are the benchmarks and best practices for efficient and effective use of USAID funds for economic development projects?

125. Using Reverse Auctions to Reduce Government Procurement Costs: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for using reverse auctions to reduce government procurement costs?#

126. Venture Philanthropy in Developing Economies: What are the global benchmarks and best practices in venture philanthropy in developing economies?

127. Virtual Professional Communities: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for using virtual professional communities? *

128. Winning Approval to Include a Greater % of an Informal Economy into GDP Calculation:What are the Global Benchmarks and High Value-Add Best Practices for winning approval to include a greater % of an informal economy into GDP calculations?#

129. Women & Philanthropy: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for women and philanthropy?

 

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