Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity
The central goal of the project is to support inclusive growth, growth that substantially improves the living standards of the Mozambican population.
Book: Resetting the International Monetary (Non)System
This new Open Access book provides an analysis of the global monetary system and the necessary reforms that it should undergo to play an active role in the twenty-first century and proposes a comprehensive yet evolutionary reform of the system.
Policy brief: Africa's Lions
A survey of six major African economies — Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, and South Africa — shows that there are three major constraints which could reinforce a pattern of low growth accompanied with limited poverty-reduction
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WIDER Annual Lecture 21 by Sabina Alkire
How are people poor? – Measuring global progress towards zero poverty and the SDGs, Helsinki, 24 October 2017
Migration and mobility – new frontiers for research and policy
WIDER Development Conference jointly organized with ARUA, 5-6 October 2017, in Accra, Ghana
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Working PaperThe World Distribution of Household Wealth
There has been much recent research on the world distribution of income, but also growing recognition of the importance of other contributions to well-being, including those of household wealth...Equality and inequality Finance, Personal Households
Book ChapterEstimating the Balance Sheet of the Personal Sector in an Emerging Market Country: South Africa, 1975-2003
From the book: Personal Wealth from a Global PerspectiveConsumption (Economics) Finance, Personal Households
Book ChapterThe World Distribution of Household Wealth
From the book: Personal Wealth from a Global PerspectiveEquality and inequality Finance, Personal Households
Working PaperEstimating the Balance Sheet of the Personal Sector in an Emerging Market Country: South Africa 1975-2003
Official balance sheet estimates for the household sector are not currently available in South Africa, yet, with the country’s well developed financial sector and deep capital markets, asset market channels are likely to be important determinan...Consumption (Economics) Finance, Personal Households