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Data for better tax policy analysis: Introducing the latest version of the Government Revenue Dataset

Thanks to the updated version of the Government Revenue Dataset ( GRD ) we are now able to gain a clear picture of tax and other revenue trends in over 190 countries over the past four decades, up until 2018...

Government revenue Taxation Data
Nobel Peace Prize acknowledges link between preventing hunger and promoting peace

Professor Patricia Justino is a leading expert on the links between political violence and economic development. Her work has greatly expanded knowledge about the intersection between poverty, food insecurity, and conflict...

Conflict Peace Hunger
Working Paper
Data, global development, and COVID-19: Lessons and consequences

The COVID-19 pandemic holds at least seven lessons for the relationship between data-driven decision making, the use of artificial intelligence, and development...

Data science Data Artificial intelligence
UNDP-Bangladesh-COVID19 How is COVID-19 changing development? WIDER Webinar Series COVID-19 Development
Policy Brief
Eight lessons on small and medium-sized enterprises in Vietnam SMEs Microeconomics Private sector
Research Brief
Six factors that determine future development of economies and labour markets in Asia Employment Growth Development
Book Chapter

From the book: Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam

SMEs Microeconomics Private sector
Book Chapter

From the book: Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam

SMEs Microeconomics Data revolution
Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam

Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam provides a comprehensive analytic contribution to a crucial topic within development economics...

SMEs Microeconomics Private sector
Working Paper
Occupational choice of skilled workers in the presence of a large development sector: Evidence from Sierra Leone

Using data from Sierra Leone, I explore the role of cognitive ability in sorting across sectors and the importance of perceptions in the employment decision-making process...

Development Employment Foreign aid
Project workshop
Social mobility Social mobility in developing countries — concepts, methods, and determinants
5 September 20196 September 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B , Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Book Chapter
Institutions and Development

From the book: Asian Transformations

Institutions Organizations Political settlements
Kunal Sen presents his work at SIDA

On 19 February, Professor Kunal Sen will visit the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) in Stockholm to present his research and discuss research quality and evaluation methods. During his visit, Professor Sen will present his...

19 February 2019
SIDA, Valhallavägen 199 , Stockholm, Sweden
Past event
Development programmes, security, and violence reduction: Evidence from an insurgency in India

Implementing development programmes in conflict-affected areas is crucial for conflict as well as poverty reduction. The big question is how do you carry out these programmes successfully?...

Conflict management Development Poverty reduction
Revenue data like you’ve never seen it before: Introducing the GRD Explorer

Let’s face it, data is important. It sits at the core of almost everything that we in the development economics research community do. However, the way in which we use, share, understand, interpret and present data is more important still...

Government revenue Taxation Data
Book Chapter
The effect of China's One Child Policy on sex selection, family size, and the school enrolment of daughters

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Development Education Family planning
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