Blog: Research insights, new friends and meeting Stiglitz
In this blog Shreya Bhattacharya, PhD candidate at University of Houston, talks about her research, future aspirations, and her experience as a PhD Fellow at UNU-WIDER.
Journal Article: What does it mean to be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique
Open access | This article reflects on the merits of seeking to reconcile economic (quantitative) and anthropological (qualitative) analytical approaches.
Blog: Transforming economies, states, and societies – building evidence for achieving the SDGs
Presenting the new work programme
Book: Extractive Industries
Open access | New initiatives recognize that resource wealth can provide a means, when properly used, for poorer nations to decisively break with poverty by diversifying economies and funding development spending.
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.
Research and policy briefs
Evidence-based policymaking is crucial. Use our publications search to browse nearly 200 briefs which highlight the findings and policy implications of our research.
51 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
Working PaperGender and the South African labour market: Policy relevant research possibilities using South African tax data
This paper has three primary objectives...Administrative data Employment Gender
Working PaperManagerial attributes and enterprise access to formal credit in Myanmar
Using data from a new survey of small and medium-sized enterprises in Myanmar, we analyse enterprise demand for formal credit and the extent to which they are constrained in the formal credit market...formal credit Gender Personality traits
Working PaperChanging male perceptions of gender equality: Evidence from an experimental study
Reducing gender inequality is a critically important development challenge, especially in countries with widespread and deep-rooted prejudices against women...Gender Inequality Male perception
Journal ArticleDoes economic crisis have different impact on husbands and wives?: Evidence from the Asian Financial Crisis in Indonesia
Part of Journal Special Issue Female Autonomy and Women’s WelfareEconomic crisis Coping strategies Gender
Journal ArticleThe impact of hosting refugees on the intra‐household allocation of tasks: A gender perspective
Part of Journal Special Issue Female Autonomy and Women’s Welfareforced migration time use labour markets
Journal ArticleFemale autonomy and women's welfare: An introduction
Part of Journal Special Issue Female Autonomy and Women’s Welfarefemale autonomy Gender Women's welfare
In the mediaUNU-WIDER findings on the influence of female elected officials on economic performance continues to make headlines
Reporting on UNU-WIDER research published in the working paper ‘ Women legislators and economic performance ’, news outlets The Quint , ThePrint.in , IndiaSpend , The Diplomat , and more, have published articles discussing the impact of...Gender Politics Economic growth
Policy BriefToward gender equity and women’s empowerment
There are three main channels of women’s empowerment: legal or policy reforms, outside economic opportunities, and collective action...Gender Equality Discrimination
Book ChapterExcess female mortality in Africa
From the book: Towards Gender Equity in DevelopmentMissing women Mortality Gender
Book ChapterAre caste categories misleading? The relationship between gender and jati in three Indian states
From the book: Towards Gender Equity in DevelopmentAutonomy Caste Gender
Book ChapterEradicating women-hurting customs: What role for social engineering?
From the book: Towards Gender Equity in DevelopmentSocial norms Harmful customs Gender
Book ChapterThe effect of China's One Child Policy on sex selection, family size, and the school enrolment of daughters
From the book: Towards Gender Equity in DevelopmentDevelopment Education Family planning
Book ChapterGender, Islam, and law
From the book: Towards Gender Equity in DevelopmentCourts Ethnography Gender
Book ChapterWhy do women co-operate more in women's groups?
From the book: Towards Gender Equity in DevelopmentPublic goods Gender Bayesian estimation
Book ChapterBreaking the metal ceiling: Female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors
From the book: Towards Gender Equity in DevelopmentGender Norms Labour market participation