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Gender differences in child investment behaviour among agricultural households: Evidence from the Lesotho Child Grants Programme

We examine the impacts of an unconditional cash transfer in Lesotho using an experimental impact evaluation design. We find that the cash transfer led to different outcomes for girls and boys, overall favouring secondary school-aged girls...

Children Education Labor
Journal Article
Effects of food price shocks on child malnutrition: The Mozambican experience 2008/2009

A propitiously timed household survey carried out in Mozambique over the period 2008/2009 permits us to study the relationship between shifts in food prices and child nutrition status in a low income setting...

Children Food industry and trade Inflation (Finance)
Journal Article
Ordinal Bivariate Inequality: Concepts and Application to Child Deprivation in Mozambique

This paper introduces a concept of inequality comparisons with ordinal bivariate categorical data...

Children Econometric models Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Ethnic and racial disparities in children’s education: Comparative evidence from Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Viet Nam

We investigate whether there are racial and ethnic disparities in children’s education in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Viet Nam...

Children Education
Working Paper
Impact of post-conflict development interventions on maternal healthcare utilization

We evaluate the effectiveness of a post-conflict development programme on maternal health-care utilization in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh...

Children Health care
Journal Article
Costs, and cost-outcome of school feeding programmes and feeding programmes for young children: Evidence and recommendations

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Education Policy, and Development

Children Economic development
Working Paper
Child deprivation and income poverty in Ghana

This study assesses temporal and spatial distribution of child deprivation and income poverty using the fifth and sixth rounds of the Ghana Living Standards Survey...

Children Income Poverty
Working Paper
Estimating multidimensional childhood poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 2007 through 2013

After years of economic decline, conflict, and instability, the Democratic Republic of Congo achieved rapid economic growth in the 2000s along with a reduction in rural consumption poverty...

Children Poverty Public welfare
Progress in Data and Measurement

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 5.1

Database Inequality Health
The Poorest and Most Excluded

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 1.3

Poverty Children Households
Country Experiences

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 2.3

Expenditures, Public Children Malnutrition
Working Paper
School, market work, and household chores: A day of Guatemalan children

This paper utilizes a unique dataset on time use to study the determinants of the number of hours allocated to market work, household chores, and school related activities of Guatemalan children between 2000 and 2011...

Children Education
Working Paper
Children and the youth in rural Viet Nam

Structural transformation in rural Viet Nam has led to rising incomes and a diversification of livelihoods away from agriculture...

Children Education Ethnic relations
Multidimensional Child Poverty Assessment Methodology

The ‘Multidimensional Child Poverty Assessment Methodology’ seminar was held in Maputo on 8 July 2015. It was part of the UNU-WIDER Research Programme theme of Transformation organized in partnership with the Ministry of Economics and...

8 July 2015
University Eduardo Mondlane, Avenida do Zimbábwe, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
The Future of Development – Aid and Beyond

Just over a year ago, in March 2014, UNU-WIDER published a report entitled: What do we know about aid as we approach 2015?...

Biodiversity conservation Children Climatic changes
Journal Article
First Order Dominance Analysis: Child Wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo

This paper performs a multidimensional first order dominance analysis of child wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

Children Measurement (Poverty) Methodology (Poverty)
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