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Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

Legal empowerment Ethnicity Horizontal inequality
Blog
Reflections on thinking development, thinking WIDER
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13 September through 15 September 2018, UNU-WIDER hosted the Think development - Think WIDER conference in Helsinki, Finland...

WIDER Development Conference Development Economics Economic policy
Blog
Development policy in an era of robots: Views from the experts
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From 13 September to 15 September the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) hosted the Think development - Think WIDER conference in Helsinki, Finland...

WIDER Development Conference Development Economics Economic policy
Working Paper
Viet Nam: The dragon that rose from the ashes

This study takes as its starting point what Gunnar Myrdal had to say about Viet Nam in the context of his seminal work, Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations , published in 1968...

Growth Poverty Inequality
Blog
Poverty and Inequality – twins or just siblings?

Sitting in the large conference room where we are being invited to ‘Think WIDER’ at the WIDER Development Conference this September...

Poverty and inequality Poverty Inequality
Journal Article
Human capital, labour market outcomes, and horizontal inequality in Guatemala

With the second largest indigenous population by percentage in Latin America, Guatemala is an important case for understanding horizontal inequality and indigenous politics...

Inequality Ethnicity Schooling
Working Paper
Socio-economic development in South Asia: The past 50 years

The story of South Asia is a topsy-turvy one...

Growth Poverty Inequality
Working Paper
Fifty years of Asian experience in the spread of education and healthcare

This paper analyses the dramatic spread of education and healthcare in Asia and also the large variations in that spread across and within countries over 50 years...

Healthcare Education State
Working Paper
Quantifying the contribution of a subpopulation to inequality: An application to Mozambique

In this paper, I quantify the contribution of a subpopulation to inequality...

Inequality Decomposition RIF
Journal Article
Taxation and Inequality in Developing Countries: Lessons from the Recent Experience of Latin America

Part of Journal Special Issue Fiscal Policy, State Building and Economic Development

tax policy Inequality Redistribution
Working Paper
Legal empowerment and group-based inequality

Legal empowerment has become widely accepted in development policy circles as an approach to addressing poverty and exclusion...

Legal empowerment Ethnicity Horizontal inequality
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Estimating the scale of profit shifting and tax revenue losses related to foreign direct investment

Governments’ revenues are lower when multinational enterprises avoid paying corporate income tax by shifting their profits to tax havens...

Foreign Direct Investment corporate income tax tax avoidance
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Fiscal pressure of migration & horizontal fiscal inequality: Evidence from Indian experience

This paper examines the patterns and trends in inter-state migration across Indian states and observes that migration is affected by demographic profile as well as the fiscal profile of states...

Migration Inequality Demography
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Estimating the level and distribution of global wealth, 2000–2014

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality

Wealth Assets Debts
Journal Article
Global inequality: Relatively lower, absolutely higher

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality

Global interpersonal inequality Inequality Inequality measurement
Journal Article
Inequality: Measurement, trends, impacts and policies

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality

Developing countries Inequality Poverty
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