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Multidimensional poverty of children in Mozambique

We analyse the multidimensional wellbeing of children aged 0–17 in Mozambique and find that 46.3 per cent can be considered multidimensionally poor...

Multidimensional poverty Children Child wellbeing
Working Paper
Labour migration in Indonesia and the health of children left behind

Economic research on labour migration in the developing world has traditionally focused on the role played by the remittances of overseas migrant labour in the sending country’s economy...

Health Labour migration Children
Working Paper
Fragmenting the family?: The complexity of household migration strategies in post-apartheid South Africa

The disruption of family life is one of the important legacies of South Africa’s colonial and apartheid history...

Children Family migration Mixed methods
Working Paper
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
Video
Progress in Data and Measurement

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

Database Inequality Health
Video
The Poorest and Most Excluded

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

Poverty Children Households
Video
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
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