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Project workshop
Workshop for the @Equal project
21 September 2021
Online, United States
Past event
Working Paper
Do disadvantaged students benefit from attending classes with more skilled colleagues?: Evidence from a top university in Brazil

Peers play an essential role in cognitive and non-cognitive skills formation. Ordinal rank may also change incentives and environment, impacting students’ efforts...

Affirmative action Peer effect Ranking effect
Blog
Grandads, dads, and sons: Examining multigenerational mobility in India

While studies have examined the association in socioeconomic status between parent and offspring, there has been relatively little research on multigenerational mobility, especially in the developing country context...

Social mobility Inequality Education
Working Paper
The changing nature of work and earnings inequality in China

This paper examines the evolution of China’s industrial and occupational structure in the last two decades and its impact on wage inequality...

Occupations Wage inequality Education
Blog
Adding insult to injury – the impacts of COVID-19 on urban youth in Mozambique

The negative economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Mozambique range from reduced social interaction to business closures, job losses, and increased poverty...

Education Youth Employment
Blog
Unaccompanied asylum-seeking youth in the UK – an interview with an expert: Inequalities in access to education

I recently spoke to Catherine Gladwell, who is the Director and Founder of Refugee Education UK (formerly Refugee Support Network ) and one of the researchers who contributed to our special issue of the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies on invo...

Inequalities Intersecting inequalities Refugees
Journal Article
Birth control, family size and educational stratification: Evidence from the Han and ethnic minorities in China

This study investigates the unexpected impact that enforcing birth control policies in China has upon the educational stratification between the Han majority, the policy target group, and ethnic minorities, a partially excluded group...

Education Human fertility Minorities
Working Paper
Dynastic measures of inter-generational mobility with empirical evidence from Indonesia

We suggest a simple and flexible criterion to assess inter-generational mobility...

Intergenerational Mobility Education Welfare
Book Chapter
China and the United States: Different economic models but similarly low levels of socioeconomic mobility

From the book: Inequality in the Developing World

Intergenerational Mobility Equality of opportunity Education
Working Paper
On the impact of inequality on growth, human development, and governance

Countering recent rises in many countries of inequality in income and wealth is widely recognized as a major development challenge...

Inequality Growth Health
Presentation
Maria Lo Bue and Khoa Vu to present in YoDEV Webinar Series

Maria Lo Bue and Khoa Vu will present their work from the Social mobility in the Global South project on intergenerational mobility in Viet Nam. This presentation is a part of the Young Development Economists Webinar Series and will take place at 15...

14 January 2021
Online
Past event
Journal Article
The intergenerational impact of house prices on education: Evidence from China

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW | We investigate heterogeneous and nonlinear intergenerational transmission of education and the impact on this of house prices...

Education Housing
Working Paper
Informality, labour transitions, and the livelihoods of workers in Latin America

This paper studies the incidence and heterogeneity of labour informality in six Latin American countries—Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, and Peru...

Informality Occupational turnover Education
Working Paper
The rise in women’s labour force participation in Mexico: Supply vs demand factors

We estimate the relative importance of alternative labour supply and demand mechanisms in explaining the rise of female labour force participation over the last 55 years in Mexico...

Female labour force participation Mexico Education
Working Paper
Earnings inequality and the changing nature of work: Evidence from Labour Force Survey data of Bangladesh

With structural changes in production coupled with technological progress, there have been shifts in modes of production and patterns of employment, with important consequences on task composition of occupations...

Labour force survey Inequality Polarization
Working Paper
The education sector in Mozambique: From access to epistemic quality in primary education

From the early days of national independence in 1975, the central aim of the educational policy in Mozambique has been to ensure that all school-age children have access to school and can remain there until they have completed their basic education...

State capacity Dependence Education
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