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Group-based inequality
Reducing inequality – the great challenge of our time
5 October 20227 October 2022
Universidad de los Andes, Carrera 1, Calle 18a, Bogotá, Colombia
Past event
Reducing inequality — the great challenge of our time

Early in October 2022, international and Colombian researchers gathered together for three days at the UNIANDES campus, located at the foot of the impressive Monserrate in Bogotá, Colombia...

Inequality Social mobility Group-based inequality
Report from the WIDER Development Conference on reducing inequality

For several decades, UNU-WIDER has actively worked on pathfinding and groundbreaking research on inequalities. We host one of the most extensive collections of income inequality statistics in the world freely available and updated annually...

Inequality Social mobility Group-based inequality
Panel discussion
Addressing group-based inequalities presents at the APSA 2022 annual meeting

On 17 September 2022 UNU-WIDER is organising a panel at the 2022 American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Annual Meeting & Exhibition on the topic of Addressing ethnic inequality: Experiences of reform. The panel, chaired by UNU-...

6 September 2022
Palais de congrés de Montréal , Montreal, Canada
Past event
Conference programme: Reducing inequality – the great challenge of our time

Programme for Reducing inequality – the great challenge of our time To watch the videos from the sessions at the conference, watch our playlist here . Spanish version of the programme here . *CEC indicates that this session is part of the VII...

Global inequality Economic inequality Group-based inequality
Working Paper
Inclusion amid ethnic inequality: Insights from Brazil’s social protection system

Policy frames in Brazil have long run up against conflicting visions and understandings about the causes and consequences of group-based inequality. This paper argues that a class-based lens has dominated the social protection framework...

Group-based inequality Poverty Race
Working Paper
On data and trends in horizontal inequality

Economic, social, and political inequalities are at the forefront of today’s public debate...

Inequality Group-based inequality Horizontal inequality
Panel discussion
Rachel Gisselquist speaks at panel on ‘Human insecurity as a threat to human development’ at the UNDP Virtual Human Development Symposium

The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Office of the Human Development Report will host a virtual symposium over four days from 8-11 June on ‘A New Generation of Human Security’. Through a series of keynote addresses and panel discussions...

10 June 2021
Past event
Who is being left behind? Closing the horizontal inequality gap

On Monday 17 May Rachel Gisselquist will join the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Seminar Series as discussant in their event on closing the horizontal inequality gap. Find more UNU-WIDER research on horizontal ineqality here...

17 May 2021
Online, United Kingdom
Past event
'Love thy neighbour'?: Evidence from a randomized neighbourhood relocation policy in India

Caste in India plays an instrumental role in determining access to education, jobs, public spaces, and social networks...

Group-based inequality Inequalities Anti-discrimination measures
From the editor's desk: Focus on data

This month, a partnership between UNU-WIDER and the Groningen Growth and Development Center (GGDC) brings a new database on economic transformation public...

Data Economic Transformation Database Income inequality
Policy seminar
Political economy of ethnic inequalities and exclusion: Implications for development policy

The Chief Economist Team at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) will host a policy seminar with UNU-WIDER Senior Research Fellow Rachel Gisselquist as a part of the SIDA Evidence for Action Seminar Series. The seminar,...

6 February 2020
SIDA headquarters, Valhallavägen 199, Stockholm, Sweden
Past event
Journal Special Issue
Horizontal inequality in the Global South: Data, measurement, and trends

Inequality and social exclusion receive considerable contemporary policy attention...

Ethnic group Group-based inequality Horizontal inequality
Policy Brief
Horizontal inequality: Global trends and data challenges

Inequality—both vertical (between individuals and households) and horizontal (between groups)—is a core concern in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...

Group-based inequality Horizontal inequality Ethnic group
Policy Brief
Can legal empowerment help to address ethnic exclusion?

‘Legal empowerment’ is defined as a process of systemic change through which the poor and excluded become able to use the law to protect and advance their rights and interests as citizens and economic actors...

Legal empowerment Group-based inequality Property rights
Journal Article
Horizontal Inequality and Data Challenges

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global South

Ethnic group Group-based inequality Horizontal inequality
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