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Working Paper
Is there a gender bias in intergenerational mobility?: Evidence from Cameroon

We examine the intergenerational mobility of women relative to men, using paired mother-daughter and father-son data on occupation and education for Cameroon...

Occupational mobility Educational mobility Intergenerational Mobility
Working Paper
Income diversification and household welfare in Tanzania 2008–2013

This paper uses three waves of Tanzanian National Panel Surveys (2008/09, 2010/11, and 2012/13) to construct a panel from 3,676 households that appear in at least two waves to explore the effect of income diversification on household welfare measured...

income diversification Labour income Gender
Journal Article
Rental markets, gender, and land certificates: Evidence from Vietnam

Part of Journal Special Issue Understanding agricultural development and change

land use certificates land rental markets Gender
Blog
Meet the women behind the Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development programme

Globally, women are under-represented in the field of economics. Only a third of all academic research staff in the field of economics in Europe are women. In the US the share is even lower ...

Gender women empowerment women's work
Blog
How a data revolution in South Africa can help address gender inequality

In 2016, we joined a project in South Africa working to make tax data available for research purposes...

Administrative data Employment Gender
Working Paper
Social mobility in China: A case study of a quantitative sociological approach to social mobility research in the Global South

This study analyses intergenerational class mobility in China as a case study of a quantitative sociological approach to social mobility research in the Global South...

Social mobility Gender log-linear models
Policy Brief
Unequal growth in Mozambique and the region

There is an increasing interest in the analysis of economic inequalities in least developed countries...

Poverty Growth Unequal growth
Working Paper
Gender and social mobility: Exploring gender attitudes and women’s labour force participation

Women have historically been overlooked in research on social mobility...

Gender gender attitudes Norms
In the media
UNU-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 Times of India , The Quint , The Diplomat , and more, have published articles discussing the impact of women...

Gender Politics Economic growth
Journal Article
Gender Inequality in Employment in Mozambique

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Gender Employment Education
Journal Special Issue
Inequalities in the least developed countries: Some lessons from Africa Inequality child malnutrition Women's empowerment
Blog
Moving out of identity silos and into intersectionality: The example of gender identity

Women are undoubtedly doing better today than they were even 40-50 years ago. The gender gap has shrunk in many areas, including educational attainment, health, and employment and wages...

Gender Caste Equality
Working Paper
Gender 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
Journal Article
The Impact of School Feeding Programmes on Educational Outcomes: Evidence from Burkina Faso

Food for Education (FFE) programmes have been implemented in developing countries since the 1960s...

Enrolment School attendance Gender
Working Paper
Managerial 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 Paper
Changing 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
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