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Inequality by population groups and income sources: Accounting for inequality changes in Spain during the recession

I discuss a new approach which decomposes inequality into the contributions of population groups by income sources...

Decomposition Recession Earnings inequality
Working Paper
China and the United States: Different economic models but similarly low levels of socioeconomic mobility

The United States and China are the world’s largest economies. Together they are responsible for about one-third of the world’s economic output...

Intergenerational Mobility equality of opportunity Education
Journal Article
Global inequality: How large is the effect of top incomes?

Despite the growing interest in global inequality, assessing inequality trends is a major challenge because individual data on income or consumption is not often available...

Inequality Income distribution Top incomes
Working Paper
Inequality by population groups and income sources: Accounting for inequality changes in Spain during the recession

I discuss a new approach which decomposes inequality into the contributions of population groups by income sources...

Decomposition Recession Earnings inequality
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v1.4

View the latest ECUAMOD country report here . This report documents ECUAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Ecuador...

taxes Benefits microsimulation
Journal Article
Agricultural extension, intra-household allocation and malaria

Can agricultural development programs improve health-related outcomes? We exploit a spatial discontinuity in the coverage of a large-scale agricultural extensionprogram in Uganda to causally identify its effects on malaria...

Administrative law Agriculture Economic development
Journal Article
Tax-benefit Microsimulation and Income Redistribution in Ecuador

Part of Journal Special Issue SOUTHMOD: Modelling Tax-benefit Systems in Developing Countries

Income Taxation
Journal Article
Commodity Prices and Intra-Household Labor Allocation

Volatility in commodity markets poses a distinct risk to farmers in developing countries who rely on cash crop agriculture...

Households Income Labor supply
Report
SOUTHMOD Country Report Viet Nam - VNMOD v1.0

This report documents VNMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Viet Nam. This work was carried out by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in collaboration with KU Leuven and the project partners...

taxes Benefits microsimulation
Working Paper
Economic and non-economic returns to Communist Party membership in Vietnam

Single-party political systems exist in a number of countries, such as China and Vietnam. In these countries, party membership is potentially an important source of economic and social status...

Communist Party membership Income Credit
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v1.2

View the latest ECUAMOD country report here . This report documents ECUAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Ecuador...

taxes Benefits microsimulation
Blog
Income generation and malaria in Uganda

Several large-scale efforts have been made to combat malaria in the last decade under the Millennium Development Goals, and while these have led to a rapid decline in cases, malaria continues to exact a heavy toll on sub-Saharan Africa, both in terms...

Administrative law Agriculture Economic development
Working Paper
Global inequality: How large is the effect of top incomes?

In this paper, we estimate the recent evolution of global interpersonal inequality and examine the effect of omitted top incomes on the level and direction of global inequality...

Equality and inequality Income Income distribution
Video
WIDER Annual Lecture by Justin Yifu Lin

View the WIDER Annual Lecture on New Structural Economics.

Structural transformation Productivity Economic policy
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Photos - AL15

Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 15.

Structural transformation Productivity Economic policy
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Photos - AL12

Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 12.

Developing countries History (Economics) GDP
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