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Ethnicity
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
Technical Note
Ethnic conflict, tensions, and protests: taking stock of available cross-country data

This note provides an overview of available cross-country data on ethnic conflict, tensions, and protests...

Data Ethnic conflict Ethnic tensions
Working Paper
Ethnic disparity in altruism towards reforestation: A social preference experiment in Mindoro, Philippines

This paper presents a framed field experiment on ecological altruism in Mindoro, Philippines. Behavioural differences between ethnic groups in Mindoro—the Tagalogs and the Mangyans—were investigated...

Field experiment Forests and forestry Altruism
Working Paper
Ethnicity is not public service destiny: The political logic of service distribution in South Africa

Millions of South Africans in thousands of demonstrations have protested the unequal allocation of public services...

Public service delivery Ethnicity Africa
Journal Article
Ethnic inequality, cultural distance, and social integration: evidence from a native-settler conflict in the Philippines

A key debate in studies of native-migrant relations relates to the barriers to integration created by ethno-cultural differences and socio-economic disadvantage...

Inequality Ethnicity Violent conflict
Working Paper
Colonial origin, ethnicity, and intergeneration mobility in Africa

This paper estimates the relationship between differences in skills measured among within-country ethnic groups and individual human capital accumulation in eight African countries...

Colonialism Education Ethnicity
Journal Article
Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

Legal empowerment Ethnicity Horizontal inequality
Journal Article
Human capital, labour market outcomes, and horizontal inequality in Guatemala

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal Inequality: Persistence and Change

Inequality Ethnicity Schooling
Journal Article
Historical origins of persistent inequality in Nigeria

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal Inequality: Persistence and Change

Development Ethnicity Geopolitical zone
Working Paper
Earnings polarization, ethnicity, and regional perspective in Indonesia

Recently, quantitative methods have been increasingly used in ethnicity research, which traditionally has relied mainly on qualitative methods...

Ethnicity Earnings inequality Regional characteristics
Working Paper
Legal empowerment and group-based inequality

Legal empowerment has become widely accepted in development policy circles as an approach to addressing poverty and exclusion...

Legal empowerment Ethnicity Horizontal inequality
Working Paper
Inequality, ethnicity, and social cohesion

How do changes in socio-economic inequality between ethnic groups affect interethnic ties in a divided society?...

Inequality Ethnicity Violent conflict
Working Paper
Patterns and trends in horizontal inequality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

We analyse horizontal inequality in wealth and in years of education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo over the period 2001–13...

Democratic Republic of the Congo Education Ethnicity
Working Paper
The politics of horizontal inequality: Indigenous opposition to wind farm development in Mexico

In less than a decade, foreign investors have erected more than 3,200 wind turbines across the Isthmus of Techuantepec investing billions of dollars and generating more than 90 per cent of Mexico’s wind energy...

Ethnicity Horizontal inequality Indigenous peoples
Working Paper
Who trusts?: Ethnicity, integration, and attitudes toward elected officials in urban Nigeria

In the developing world, clientelism is common. In Africa, public office is often used to redistribute resources to ethnically defined constituencies, and this form of clientelistic exchange is a key determinant of vote choice...

Trust Identity Politics
Working Paper
Human capital, labour market outcomes, and horizontal inequality in Guatemala

With the second largest indigenous population by percentage in Latin America, Guatemala is an important case for understanding horizontal inequality and indigenous politics...

Inequality Ethnicity Schooling
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