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Equality and inequality
Book Chapter
Changing labour market indicators and the rate of economic growth in Latin America during the 2000s

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Equality and inequality Labor market
Book Chapter
Cross-country patterns: economic growth rate and changes in labour market indicators

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Equality and inequality Labor market
Book Chapter
Within-country analysis of the growth-employment-poverty nexus: Additional Evidence

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Equality and inequality Labor market
Book Chapter
Conclusions from the cross-country analysis

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Equality and inequality Labor market
News
Stockholm Statement – Towards a new consensus on the principles of policy-making for the contemporary world

Thirteen economists, which included four former Chief Economists of the World Bank, met over two days at Saltsjöbaden, Sweden, on 16-17 September 2016, to discuss the challenges faced by today’s economic policy makers. The meeting was...

New Directions in Development Economics Equality and inequality Sustainable development
Blog
Some good news from Mozambique: poverty levels have been reduced

There has been a serious deficit of good news in Mozambique for quite some time...

Equality and inequality Poverty
Working Paper
Horizontal inequalities and affirmative action: An analysis of attitudes towards redistribution across groups in Africa

Inequalities between ethnic or racial groups, defined as horizontal inequalities, are pervasive and persistent. They persist due to cumulative and reinforcing inequalities arising from unequal access to different types of capital...

Equality and inequality Ethnic relations Income distribution
Book Chapter
Ghana: A successful growth story with job creation concerns

From the book: Africa's Lions

Economic growth Employees Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Horizontal inequality in education and wealth in Tanzania: A 20-year perspective

This study uses five series of demographic and health surveys to answer the question: ‘Is horizontal inequality in education and wealth increasing or decreasing in the 20-year interval between 1991 and 2010?’...

Education Equality and inequality Wealth
Working Paper
Is multi-party coalition government better for the protection of socially backward classes in India?

The paper investigates whether multi-party coalition government is better for the protection of socially backward classes, i.e. Scheduled Castes, in India...

Caste Equality and inequality Local government
Blog
Five things I learned from the 'Responding to crises' conference

The ‘ Responding to crises ’ conference was marked by wide range of topics...

Economic development Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Vertical and horizontal inequality in Ecuador: The lack of sustainability

We analyse vertical and horizontal inequality in Ecuador from a long-run perspective, as well as during and after the commodities boom...

Equality and inequality Poverty Sustainable development
Blog
Breaking down research silos

I had the pleasure of attending UNU-WIDER’s ‘ Responding to crises ’ conference last week. The theme was highly topical and session topics far-reaching, which makes the task of teasing out core ideas difficult...

Equality and inequality Poverty
Working Paper
Ethnic fragmentation, public good provision, and inequality in India, 1988-2012

Using data from various rounds of the nationally representative NSSO survey between 1988 and 2012, we first construct national, state, and district-level figures for overall, within and between consumption inequality...

Education Equality and inequality Health care
Working Paper
Competing cleavages in sub-Saharan Africa? How economic distance affects ethnic bloc politics

Does economic standing cross-cut ethnicity in African electoral politics? In many countries in the region, ethnicity appears to be a major consideration in individuals’ political decision-making...

Equality and inequality Voting
Working Paper
Human capital inequality and electoral outcomes in South Africa

This paper examines the nature and evolution of horizontal and vertical human-capital inequality in South Africa since the end of apartheid...

Equality and inequality Human capital Voting
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