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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
Book Chapter
Poverty and its Dynamics in Uganda: Explorations using a New Set of Poverty Lines

From the book: Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Econometric models Game theory Health
Book Chapter
Growth, Poverty Reduction, and Inequality in Rwanda

From the book: Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Econometric models Equality and inequality Poverty
Journal Article
Evaluating multiple spatial dimensions of economic growth in Brazil using spatial panel data models

The goal of this paper is to evaluate the results of regional economic growth model estimations at multiple spatial scales using spatial panel data models...

Econometric models Economic growth Panel analysis
Journal Article
Aid, Political Business Cycles and Growth in Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Social Policy and Development

Business cycles Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid
Journal Article
The Economic Costs of Climate Change: A Multi-Sector Impact Assessment for Vietnam

Part of Journal Special Issue Economics of climate change impacts on developing countries

Climatic changes Econometric models Economic aspects (Environment)
Working Paper
Foreign Aid and Sustainable Fisheries Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

The fisheries sector in sub-Saharan Africa has benefited from high and increasing amounts of foreign aid for over four decades...

Biodiversity conservation Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid
Research Brief
How Can Aid Help Mitigate the Problem of Overfishing in Africa

Development aid aimed at increasing productivity in the fisheries sector has at times had a negative effect by encouraging or facilitating overfishing...

Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid Fisheries
Journal Article
Pillars of Prosperity: The Political Economics of Development Clusters

Book review on: T. Besley and T. Persson (2011). Pillars of Prosperity: The Political Economics of Development Clusters...

Econometric models
Research Brief
Is There a Micro-Macro Paradox in Aid?

The question of whether aid is effective in promoting economic growth is a complex and controversial one...

Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Working Paper
The Economic Costs of Climate Change: a Multi-Sector Impact Assessment for Vietnam

Unlike existing studies, we adopt a multi-sectoral approach and consider the full range of climate projections. Biophysical damages are translated into economic costs using a dynamic economywide model...

Climatic changes Econometric models Economic aspects (Environment)
Research Brief
Vulnerability, Aid and Accelerated Growth

In the recent UNU-WIDER working paper 'Aid and Growth Accelerations: Vulnerability Matters' Patrick Guillaumont and Laurent Wagner aim to address the shortcomings they see in the current literature on growth accelerations, periods where growt...

Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Working Paper
Is the Clean Development Mechanism Promoting Sustainable Development?

One of the dual objectives of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol is to promote sustainable development in the host countries...

Climatic changes Econometric models Economic policy
Research Brief
Taxation, Public Expenditure and Aid Effectiveness

In a recent UNU-WIDER working paper 'Fiscal composition and aid effectiveness: A political-economy model' Paul Mosley examines the claim that aid would have, in the long term, a negative impact on productivity and stability of expenditure in ...

Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (March 2012)

Tony Addison With the ice floes now gone from the harbour outside the UNU-WIDER building, and with the snow replaced by an icy hail, there is a glimmer of better days to come...

Agriculture Budget Economic aspects (Nationalism)
Working Paper
Aid and Growth Accelerations: Vulnerability Matters

This paper confronts three conundrums. First, does the relationship between aid and growth fade over time when aid is successful? Second, why are aid inflows neglected in the literature on growth acceleration (or episodes)...

Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
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