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Ethnic relations
Journal Article
Self-assessed vs. statistical evidence of racial discrimination: The case of indigenous Australians

This paper provides new insights on the labour market discrimination faced by indigenous Australians one of the most disadvantaged indigenous populations in developed countries...

Discrimination in employment Employees Ethnic relations
Journal Article
Does Horizontal Inequality Matter in Vietnam?

This article is currently available for early online view. This paper examines the issue of horizontal inequalities in Vietnam over the past 20 years...

Viet Nam Horizontal inequality Ethnic relations
Working Paper
Group-based inequalities: The case of Viet Nam

This paper examines the issue of horizontal inequalities in Viet Nam over the past 20 years...

Viet Nam Horizontal inequality Ethnic relations
Journal Article
The Measurement of Ethnic and Religious Divisions: Spatial, Temporal, and Categorical Dimensions with Evidence from Mindanao, the Philippines

An ever-expanding body of empirical research suggests that ethno-religious divisions adversely impact a host of normatively desirable objectives linked to the quality of life in society, implicitly representing a strong challenge to multiculturalist ...

Ethnic relations Religion
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
Working Paper
Self-assessed versus statistical evidence of labour market discrimination: The case of indigenous Australians

We assess the relative importance of statistical residual-based measures of discrimination in determining indigenous Australians’ perceptions of discrimination in the labour market...

Discrimination in employment Employees Ethnic relations
Working Paper
The inequality-resource curse of conflict: Heterogeneous effects of mineral deposit discoveries

Despite a sizeable literature, there is no consensus as to whether and how mineral resources are linked to conflict...

Ethnic relations Nonrenewable natural resources Social conflict
Working Paper
Ethnic disadvantage in Vietnam: Evidence using panel data

This study investigates the ethnic disadvantage in rural Vietnam, focusing on the magnitude of the majority–minority gap and the constraints on ethnic minority households that contribute to the gap...

Equality and inequality Ethnic relations Households
Working Paper
Children and the youth in rural Viet Nam

Structural transformation in rural Viet Nam has led to rising incomes and a diversification of livelihoods away from agriculture...

Children Education Ethnic relations
Journal Article
South Africa's Emerging Black Middle Class: A Harbinger of Political Change?

Part of Journal Special Issue The Political Economy of Africa's Emergent Middle Class

Democracy Ethnic relations
Book Chapter
Who’s the Alien?: Xenophobia in post-Apartheid South Africa

In May 2008, South Africa became the theatre of widespread violent attacks against undesirable ‘outsiders’. Over 60 were killed, hundreds wounded, and tens of thousands displaced...

Econometric models (Economic development) Ethnic relations Poverty
Working Paper
The Conceptualization and Measurement of Ethnic and Religious Divisions: Categorical, Temporal, and Spatial Dimensions with Evidence from Mindanao, the Philippines

A large body of recent quantitative work on the ‘diversity detriment’ hypothesis finds that ethno-religious diversity is linked with a host of societal ills, implying in turn a strong challenge to multiculturalist theory and policies...

Ethnic relations Religion
Working Paper
Poverty and Ethnicity Among Black South Africans

This paper investigates inequalities across the major black ethnic groups in South Africa, accounting for 80 per cent of the country’s population...

Ethnic relations Income Migration, Internal
Presentation
Ethnic Divisions, Local Governance, and Public Goods Provision: New Avenues for Research

Presentation by Rachel M. Gisselquist. Title: 'Ethnic Divisions, Local Governance, and Public Goods Provision: New Avenues for Research' (paper by Rachel M. Gisselquist, Stefan Leiderer, and Miguel Nino-Zarazua)...

26 March 2014
Toronto, Canada
Past event
Journal Article
Ethnic Politics in Ranked and Unranked Systems: an Exploratory Analysis

This article explores how ethnic politics may operate differently in societies with “ranked” versus “unranked” ethnic systems, where ethnicity and class correlate closely versus very little...

Corporate governance Ethnic relations Public goods
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (June 2013)

29 June 2013 Tony Addison The June-July summer issue of Angle comes to you amid the 19 hours daylight of the Finnish mid-summer...

Econometric models (Economic development) Agriculture Children
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