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Household survey
Working Paper
Rebel governance and political participation

Rebels, militias, and criminal groups all govern civilians. Governing strategies adopted by armed groups during civil war likely influence citizens’ post-conflict political participation, with consequences for democratic politics...

Armed conflict Governance Wartime governance
Working Paper
Measuring consumption over the phone: Evidence from a survey experiment in urban Ethiopia

The paucity of reliable, timely household consumption data in many low- and middle-income countries has made it difficult to assess how global poverty has evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Household survey Ethiopia Survey data
Working Paper
Whose intergenerational mobility?: A new set of estimates for Indonesia by gender, geography, and generation

Various scholars have estimated levels of intergenerational mobility in OECD countries. Fewer estimates are available for developing countries, where mobility arguably matters more due to starker differences in living standards...

Intergenerational Mobility Longitudinal data analysis Indonesia
Emmanuel Gyimah-Boadi and Joseph Asunka on Afrobarometer and SDG Scorecards
30 November 2021
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Book Chapter
What might explain today’s conflicting narratives on global inequality?

From the book: Inequality in the Developing World

Global inequality Measurement Household survey
Office - Unsplash / Headway Serena Merrino on wage inequality under inflation-targeting in South Africa
2 December 2020
Online, South Africa
Past event
Research Brief
Multidimensional poverty in times of multiple crises: A snapshot of Mozambique in 2015–2018 Mozambique Multidimensional poverty Household survey
Findings from a new study on poverty and consumption featured in the national news

A UNU-WIDER Working Paper ‘Simulating the effect on households’ real consumption and poverty of the increase in prices that followed the 2015–16 economic crisis in Mozambique’, published in 2018, has been featured in one the leading national...

Poverty and consumption Simulation study Household survey
Working Paper
Income redistribution in Latin America: A microsimulation approach

We analyse the effect of taxes and benefits on income distribution of six Latin American countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay, and Venezuela...

Taxes Benefits Microsimulation modelling
Working Paper
A new inequality estimate for urban India?: Using house prices to estimate inequality in Mumbai

This paper applies a novel inequality estimation method to household consumption expenditure in Mumbai, India...

House prices Household consumption Household survey
Working Paper
Welfare dynamics in India over a quarter-century: Poverty, vulnerability, and mobility, 1987–2012

We analyse the Indian National Sample Survey data spanning the period 1987/88–2011/12 to uncover patterns of transition into and out of different classes of consumption distribution...

Intragenerational mobility Welfare dynamics Imputation
Working Paper
What might explain today’s conflicting narratives on global inequality?

How unequal is the world today? Is global income inequality falling, as many economists claim, or is it rising, as one often hears? This paper reviews the arguments and evidence...

Global inequality Measurement Household survey
Working Paper
Multidimensional poverty in Vietnam: Evidence from a rural household survey

For years, the international development community has been considering poverty as a multidimensional phenomenon, which takes into account not only income or consumption of the poor, but also their access to basic needs (education, health, etc.) and ...

Multidimensional poverty Poverty analysis Household survey
Characteristics of the Vietnamese rural economy (in Vietnamese): Evidence from a 2016 rural household survey in 12 provinces of Viet Nam

Tiếp nối sự thành công của chương trình cải cách Đổi mới, Việt Nam đã gặt hái được rất nhiều thành tựu kinh tế về tăng trưởng và giảm nghèo, Việt nam đã phát triển nhanh hơn ...

Agriculture Household survey Rural development
Characteristics of the Vietnamese rural economy: Evidence from a 2016 rural household survey in 12 provinces of Viet Nam

Following the successful implementation of the Doi Moi reform programme, Viet Nam has experienced outstanding economic progress, for example in aggregate output and poverty reduction...

Agriculture Household survey Rural development
Working Paper
Is inequality underestimated in Mozambique?: Accounting for underreported consumption

Household budget surveys in sub-Saharan Africa are designed to facilitate poverty measurement and may fail to fully capture consumption in wealthy households. As a result, inequality is likely underestimated...

Consumption underreporting Household survey Inequality
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