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LDC Future Forum – Achieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries
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Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
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NEW POLICY GUIDEBOOK: Deals and development in fragile and conflict-affected states
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Annual Report 2020
Read about how our research shifted to address the effects of the global pandemic in 2020. The annual report also looks back at some of the highlights from our history as we celebrate 35 years of UNU-WIDER and the power of the WIDER network.
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Working PaperOld-age pensions and female labour supply in India
Whether cash transfers have unintended behavioural effects on the recipient household’s labour supply is of considerable policy interest...Childcare Employment Income effect
Journal ArticleThe National Care System in Uruguay: Who Benefits and Who Pays?
Part of Journal Special Issue Welfare and distributive effects of social assistance in the Global SouthChildcare Elderly care Redistribution
Working PaperFemale work status and child nutritional outcome in Nigeria
This paper delves into the relationship between child nutritional outcome and (multiple) female work status in Nigeria from a micro perspective. The child nutritional outcome is proxied by child weight-for-age...Female work status Income effect Child nutrition
Working PaperNational Care System in Uruguay: Who benefits and who pays?
In this paper, we analyse two specific policies that make up the National Care System, a social policy being implemented in Uruguay...Childcare Elderly care Redistribution