Briefings

Briefings provide information, analysis and key policy recommendations on important development and humanitarian topics.

Recent Publications

Aid, exports and employment in the UK

Briefing papers | May 2017 | Maximiliano Mendez-Parra and Dirk Willem te Velde
In 2014, the UK gave $5.9 billion in direct bilateral aid, which increased UK exports by $0.22 per $1 spent and generated an estimated 12,000 UK jobs.
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Cutting Europe’s lifelines to coal: Spain

Briefing papers | May 2017 | Leah Worrall and Laurie van der Burg
This country brief reviews subsidies to coal in Spain, providing a baseline to track progress on the phase-out of subsidies as part of a global energy transition.
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Cutting Europe’s lifelines to coal: Italy

Briefing papers | May 2017 | Sejal Patel, Laurie van der Burg and Leah Worrall
This country brief reviews subsidies to coal in Italy, providing a baseline to track progress on the phase-out of subsidies as part of a global energy transition.
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