7 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...

Filter by...

Type
Show results
Economic mobility
Seminar
CEEG Seminar Series: The role of mobile money in reducing economic inequality in Mozambique

On Wednesday 10 August 2022, Moisés Siúta, PhD candidate at the University of Cape Town, will present his recent study on the role of mobile money in reducing economic inequality in Mozambique. The seminar is part of the CEEG Seminar...

10 August 2022
Faculty of Economics, Auditorium University of Eduardo Mondlane (UEM), Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Main Campus, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Journal Article
Snakes and ladders and loaded dice: Poverty dynamics and inequality in South Africa between 2008 and 2017

Longitudinal surveys allow us to understand how markers of (dis)advantage determine present material welfare and economic upward or downward mobility over time...

Economic inequality Poverty Dynamics Social stratification
Policy Brief
Six sets of policy actions to promote social mobility

Promoting social mobility is an essential task of development, and a multi-faceted one. Precarious livelihoods are widespread. Containing downward mobility is an important precondition for sustaining upward mobility...

Social mobility Poverty Inequality
Book Chapter
Exploring concepts of social mobility

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Economic mobility Macromobility
Working Paper
Concepts of social mobility

This paper has two purposes. The first is to define clearly different social mobility concepts and components. The second is to embed these concepts and components into a larger context of social mobility research...

Social mobility Economic mobility Macromobility
Research Brief
A game of snakes and ladders with loaded dice: Socioeconomic class and poverty in South Africa

South Africa is often cited as the most unequal economy in the world...

Economic inequality Poverty Dynamics Social stratification
Working Paper
Snakes and ladders and loaded dice: Poverty dynamics and inequality in South Africa, 2008–2017

Longitudinal surveys can give insight into economic mobility, which allows us to understand how markers of (dis)advantage are consequential in determining material conditions in the present, and how these markers structure economic opportunity over t...

Economic inequality Poverty Dynamics Social stratification
Displaying 7 of 7 results.
Get started with the UNU WIDER website...