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Earnings
Working Paper
Inequality and the changing nature of work in Peru

This paper identifies the socioeconomic drivers of earnings inequality in Peru in the period 2004–18...

Earnings Decomposition methods Inequality
Working Paper
Transforming informal work and livelihoods in China

The informal sector has long been viewed as a locus of the disadvantaged, unskilled, and inexperienced workers in under-developed and developing economies...

China Informal sector Livelihoods
Working Paper
Progress and stagnation in the livelihood of informal workers in an emerging economy: Long-term evidence from Indonesia

We use long-spanning individual longitudinal data to examine the long-term labour market outcomes of low-tier informal workers...

Earnings Indonesia Informal sector
Journal Article
The resettlement of Vietnamese refugees across Canada over three decades

Part of Journal Special Issue Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and Integration

Canada Earnings Economic integration
Working Paper
Wage inequality under inflation-targeting in South Africa

This paper aims at providing new evidence over the effect of conventional monetary policy shocks on wage inequality through the earnings heterogeneity channel under the inflation-targeting regime implemented in South Africa since 2000...

Earnings Earnings inequality Inequality
Policy Brief
Reducing inequalities in South Africa: Progress on equality thwarted by slow growth and success of top earners

South Africa has the highest rate of measured inequality in the world. Often thought to be a legacy of the apartheid system, inequality in South Africa has stubbornly persisted...

Earnings Personal income tax Survey data
Working Paper
Earnings and employment microdata in South Africa

Traditionally, analysts of the South African labour market have used household survey data to describe earnings and employment in the post-Apartheid period...

Administrative data Data sources Earnings
Working Paper
Taking stock of South African income inequality

We synthesize the findings from several recent papers on South Africa’s very high income inequality...

Earnings Personal income tax Survey data
Journal Article
Human capital, labour market outcomes, and horizontal inequality in Guatemala

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal Inequality: Persistence and Change

Inequality Ethnicity Schooling
Working Paper
The resettlement of Vietnamese refugees across Canada over three decades

Welcoming 60,000 Southeast Asian refugees in the 1979–80 period has become a celebrated part of Canada’s history, but the eventual integration of these refugees into Canadian society has received insufficient attention...

Canada Earnings Economic integration
Working Paper
Human capital, labour market outcomes, and horizontal inequality in Guatemala

With the second largest indigenous population by percentage in Latin America, Guatemala is an important case for understanding horizontal inequality and indigenous politics...

Inequality Ethnicity Schooling
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