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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
Journal Article
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
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Inequality: Measurement, trends, impacts and policies

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality

Developing countries Inequality Poverty
Journal Special Issue
Inequality: Measurement, trends, impacts and policies

Many low- and middle-income countries are achieving good rates of economic growth, while high inequality remains a priority concern...

Inequality Economic growth Poverty
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Investigating growing inequality in Mozambique

In this paper, we investigate the long-term trend of consumption inequality in Mozambique...

Inequality Mozambique Decomposition
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Inequality, ethnicity, and social cohesion

How do changes in socio-economic inequality between ethnic groups affect interethnic ties in a divided society?...

Inequality Ethnicity Violent conflict
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Inequality and fiscal redistribution in Mexico: 1992–2015

This paper uses income and expenditure surveys from 1992 to 2014 and public tax and spending accounts to estimate the redistributive impact of Mexico’s fiscal system over this period...

Fiscal incidence Taxation Social spending
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Global inequality in length of life: 1950–2015

This paper provides a broad picture of national, regional and global trends of inequality in length of life over the period 1950–2015...

Inequality Lifespan Mortality rates
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Labour income inequality in Mexico: Puzzles solved and unsolved

We analyse the evolution and proximate determinants of labour income inequality in Mexico between 1989 and 2017. Labour income inequality increased between 1989 and 1994 and declined between 1994 and 2006...

Inequality Labour income Post-survey reweighting
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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 surveys Inequality
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Taking steps to overcome inequality in South Africa

Engagement is needed at all levels to address ongoing inequality faced in South Africa. This was the primary aim of a recent policy seminar in Pretoria, organized through the framework of the Mandela Initiative and partners, including UNU-WIDER...

Inequality development policy Structural transformation
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Loyalty, trust, and glass ceiling: The gender effect on microcredit renewal

Whereas most research into microfinance tends to focus on the impact of access to such services, very little pays attention to what happens over time once a person becomes a client...

Gender Microfinance Inequality
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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
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Anti-discrimination measures in education: A comparative policy analysis

Efforts to tackle discrimination in access to basic services have shown mixed results in different country settings...

Inequality Anti-discrimination measures Poverty
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Fiscal capacity and social protection expenditure in developing nations

There is scant analysis on the causal relationship between fiscal capacity and social protection expenditure in the developing world...

fiscal capacity Inequality Institutions
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