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Inequality
Book Chapter
Conclusions and policy implications

From the book: Tasks, skills, and institutions

Inequality Policy Developing countries
Book Chapter
Peru: employment and inequality trends

From the book: Tasks, skills, and institutions

Earnings Decomposition methods Inequality
Book Chapter
Brazil: employment and inequality trends

From the book: Tasks, skills, and institutions

Inequality Polarization Task content of jobs
Book Chapter
Argentina: employment and inequality trends

From the book: Tasks, skills, and institutions

Skills Tasks Polarization
Book Chapter
Indonesia: employment and inequality trends

From the book: Tasks, skills, and institutions

Labour market dynamics Inequality Occupations
Book Chapter
Bangladesh: employment and inequality trends

From the book: Tasks, skills, and institutions

Labour force survey Inequality Polarization
Book
Tasks, skills, and institutions: The changing nature of work and inequality

BOOK IN PRODUCTION – ESTIMATED FOR PUBLICATION IN SUMMER 2023 Developed countries have experienced a polarization in earnings and in employment, namely stronger growth in the earnings and jobs for the most and least skilled workers at the expen...

Inequality Earnings Labour market
Working Paper
Trust in institutions and the profile of inequality: A worldwide perspective

This paper investigates the importance of accounting for the profile of inequality in the analysis of institutional trust...

Trust Institutions Inequality
Journal Article
The role of automatic stabilizers and emergency tax–beneft policies during the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from Ecuador

By combining household survey data before and during the COVID-19 pandemic with detailed tax-benefit simulations, this paper quantifies the distributional effects of COVID-19 in Ecuador and the role of tax-benefit policies in mitigating the immediate...

COVID-19 Microsimulation Poverty
Working Paper
Tax–benefit responses in Uruguay during the COVID-19 pandemic

We analyse the social protection policy response to COVID-19 and its impact on household incomes in Uruguay during 2020 and 2021, based on static microsimulation methods...

COVID-19 Taxes Benefits
Working Paper
The evolution of inequality in Mozambique: 1996/97–2019/20

After decades of war, ending in 1992, Mozambique embarked on a path of sustained economic growth and substantial poverty reduction...

Inequality Consumption Spatial inequality
Working Paper
Distributional impacts of agricultural policies in Zambia: A microsimulation approach

This paper examines the distributional impacts of agricultural policies versus those of cash transfers using a tax–benefit microsimulation model for Zambia for the policy year 2020...

Agricultural policy Tax Cash transfers
Lecture
13th B.G. Kumar Lecture Is India a Land of Opportunity? delivered by Professor Kunal Sen

The recording of this lecture is available here . Professor Kunal Sen delivers the 13th B.G. Kumar Lecture on 'Is India the Land of Opportunity?' at the Center for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The lecture begins at...

21 November 2022
CDS, Prasanth Nagar, Medical College P.O., Ulloor, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
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News
Press Release: Economic experts meet in Helsinki to discuss solutions to rising debt in developing countries Debt Climate change Inequality
Blog
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
Blog
Inequality, fiscal space, and crisis response — A matter of priority, affordability, or both?

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments financed more than 5000 fiscal support policies worldwide in 2020–21...

Fiscal policy Fiscal capacity Inequality
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