United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.), or Britain, is a sovereign country in north-western Europe, off the north-­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north-­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands within the British Isles. Northern Ireland shares a land border with the Republic of Ireland. Otherwise, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the …

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Secondhand Shopping: Understanding Consumer Behavior toward Pre-owned Clothing in India

WRI · 5 October 2021 English

the United States was $65,118 and for the United Kingdom $42,300, whereas for India it was $2,104 (World business model. Whereas the United States and United Kingdom have long had thrift stores, India has had frequently than shoppers in the United States and United Kingdom. However, their average expenditure equals Shopping” segment as compared to 4 percent in the United Kingdom and 14 percent in the United States. Although Redesigning Fashion’s Future. Isle of Wight, United Kingdom: Ellen MacArthur Foundation. https://www.


Increasing Climate Data and Ambition in Indonesia through Enhanced Transparency and Incentive …

WRI · 3 October 2021 English

Full executive summary available in the paper.

taken different approaches in doing so. In the United Kingdom, GHG reporting provisions were folded into


Improving Access to the Green Climate Fund: How the Fund Can Better …

WRI · 3 October 2021 English

Highlights The Green Climate Fund is a globally important source of finance for projects in developing countries that address climate goals. Central to the GCF’s formation is an emphasis on …

Windows (Workstreams II and III).” Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. Murray Access: A Brief History (2009–15). Oxford, United Kingdom: European Capacity Building Initiative. h Sharing Country Lessons from South Asia. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford Policy Management; and London: Overseas


Build Me Up, Level Up: Popular homebuilding while boosting local communities

ASI · 24 September 2021 English

The Adam Smith Institute’s latest paper, co-published with C, T Local and written by Dr Michael Turner, Head of Research (Director) at C, T Group RSR and a Fellow of …

treated with caution. 6INTRODUCTION The United Kingdom has a housing crisis. Put simply, there are DEMOCRACY IS AT RISK Homeownership in the United Kingdom has been in decline for decades, with a substantial


Vietnam - Adapting to an Aging Society (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

World Bank Group · 23 September 2021 English

Vietnam is a young country on the cusp of a dramatic aging of the population that is taking place at a faster pace and at an earlier level of development …

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Climate Modeling for Macroeconomic Policy : A Case Study for Pakistan (English)

World Bank Group · 23 September 2021 English

As the effects of climate change become increasingly evident, the design and implementation of climate-aware policies have assumed a more central role in the macroeconomic policy debate. With this has …

Fund, a trust fund of the Government of the United Kingdom,2 this paper describes how to integrate climate


Proceedings of the workshop on Missing Trader Fraud: definition, effects, prevention and …

EPRS · 23 September 2021 English

The Budgetary Control Committee (CONT) organised the workshop on ‘Missing Trader Fraud: definition, effects, prevention and solutions’ on 26 May 2021. This document consists of the proceedings briefing on ‘Missing …

for Strategy & Evaluation Services (CSES), United Kingdom Presentation by Mr Ivan BOSCH-CHEN, Consultant for Strategy & Evaluation Services (CSES), United Kingdom Presentation by Mr Momchil SABEV, Head for Strategy & Evaluation Services (CSES) United Kingdom and Mr Ivan BOSCH-CHEN Consultant for Strategy & Evaluation Services (CSES) United Kingdom 14:20-14:30 Mr Momchil SABEV Head of


Update on recent banking developments

EPRS · 23 September 2021 English

This briefing summarises recent publications that are particularly relevant in the context of bank supervision, namely: 1) the Basel Committee Interim report on early lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic on …

71% of the total number – was located in the United Kingdom. An increase in the number of high earners


Australia is Making a Risky Bet on the U.S.

Lowy Institute for International Policy · 23 September 2021 English

The United States did not directly mention China in announcing its historic new security partnership with Australia and Britain last week, but it didn’t have to. The defense deal is …

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What a new defence pact reveals about America

Lowy Institute for International Policy · 23 September 2021 English

with AUKUS, Australia is doubling down on its old alliance with the U.S. while also drawing the United Kingdom more deeply into the Indo-Pacific. This is an ambitious step for Australia, a signal that the

alliance with the U.S. while also drawing the United Kingdom more deeply into the Indo-Pacific. This is


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