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Ethnic fragmentation, public good provision and inequality in India, 1988–2012

We study how ethnic fragmentation in Indian districts influences the distribution of consumption, both overall and between social groups...

Education Equality and inequality Health care
News
Rachel Gisselquist gives TEDx talk on rethinking the diversity debate Ethnic diversity Equality and inequality
Journal Article
Inequality in Education and Wealth in Tanzania: A 25-Year Perspective

The literature on inequality in Tanzania has been dependent on limited rounds of methodologically different household budget surveys...

Education Equality and inequality Wealth
Journal Article
The Effects of the Value-Added Tax on Revenue and Inequality

This paper examines the impact of the introduction of the value-added tax on inequality and government revenues using newly released macro data...

Economic development Equality and inequality Taxation
Journal Article
Vertical and Horizontal Inequality in Ecuador: The Lack of Sustainability

We analyse the evolution of vertical and horizontal inequality in Ecuador in the long-run (1990–2016), as well as during and after the recent commodities boom (2005–2014)...

Equality and inequality Poverty Sustainable development
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
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 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
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
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
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