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Ethnic inequality
Working Paper
Standardization and ethnocracy in Sri Lanka

Standardization was the scheme that replaced meritocracy in Sri Lanka education, with positive discrimination to increase the majority Sinhalese community’s university enrolment...

Education Standardization Quotas
Working Paper
Identity and support for policies towards Indigenous people: Evidence from Australia

This paper adds to knowledge on the role of politicians’ and voters’ identities in influencing policy-making in societies marked by ethnic inequality...

Politician Identity Voting behaviour
Working Paper
Health and ethnic inequalities in Mozambique with special reference to leprosy

The subject of this paper is health and ethnic inequalities in Mozambique, with special reference to leprosy...

Health Ethnic inequality Mozambique
Working Paper
Ethnic dominance and exclusion: Unpacking cross-national data

It is widely accepted that the distribution of power between ethnic groups within a country plays a key role in major social, political, and economic outcomes...

Exclusion Ethnicity Data
Book Chapter
Social mobility and horizontal inequality

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Horizontal inequality Ethnic inequality
Working Paper
Horizontal inequality, COVID-19, and lockdown readiness: Evidence from India

A growing body of research shows that COVID-19 both reflects and exacerbates existing inequalities...

Horizontal inequality Ethnic inequality Caste
Working Paper
Social mobility and inequality between groups

The relationship between social mobility and inequality is well studied in the literature, but far greater attention has been paid to ‘vertical’ than to ‘horizontal’ inequality...

Social mobility Horizontal inequality Ethnic inequality
Blog
Research insights, new friends and meeting Stiglitz: Shreya Bhattacharya - 2018 PhD Fellow

In the fall of 2018 UNU-WIDER welcomed 11 doctoral students from around the world as part of our PhD Fellowship Programme ...

UNU-WIDER PhD Fellowship Ethnic inequality Caste
Working Paper
Ethnicity and risk sharing network formation: Evidence from rural Vietnam

Ethnic inequality remains a persistent challenge for Vietnam. This paper aims at better understanding this ethnic gap through exploring the formation of risk sharing networks in rural areas...

Risk-sharing network Homophily Ethnic inequality
Journal Special Issue
Horizontal Inequality: Persistence and Change

A considerable body of research suggests that horizontal inequality between ethnic groups has major socioeconomic implications, in particular for peace and economic development...

Group-based inequality Horizontal inequality Ethnic group
Journal Article
Horizontal inequality as an outcome

A considerable body of research suggests that horizontal inequality between ethnic groups has major socioeconomic implications, in particular for peace and economic development...

Group-based inequality Horizontal inequality Ethnic group
Working Paper
Horizontal inequality as a dependent variable

A considerable body of research suggests that horizontal inequality between ethnic groups has major socioeconomic implications, in particular for peace and economic development...

Group-based inequality Horizontal inequality Ethnic group
Working Paper
How status inequality between ethnic groups affects public goods provision: Experimental evidence on caste and tolerance for teacher absenteeism in India

This article contributes to the growing scholarship on how ethnic inequality can dampen the provision of public goods and services. On the one hand, it pushes beyond purely economic inequality to include status inequality between population groups...

Caste Ethnic inequality Public goods provisions
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