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Inequality
Seminar
Charles Gore on Inequality Reduction as a Global Goal: The Nature and Logic of SDG 10
19 June 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Research Brief
The impact of tax-benefit systems in Africa Tax-benefit microsimulation tax-benefit policy microsimulation
Seminar
Rachel Gisselquist presents in an expert group meeting on inequality

UNU-WIDER Senior Research Fellow Rachel Gisselquist will give a presentation at an expert group meeting ‘ Reducing Inequalities: SDG 10 Progress and Prospects ’, organized by the World Bank and UN DESA in Geneva 2-3 April. The event will...

2 April 20193 April 2019
International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG), Geneva, Switzerland
Past event
Journal Article
Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

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

Legal empowerment Ethnicity Horizontal inequality
Project
Photo: Aaron Tang Inequalities - measurement, implications, and influencing change

Theme: Current programme

Inequality Inclusive institutions Data sources
Project
Photo: tanakawho Varieties of structural transformation

Theme: Current programme

Structural transformation Inclusive growth Inequality
Working Paper
Learning from the ʻbestʼ: The impact of tax-benefit systems in Africa

Redistributive systems in Africa are still in their infancy but are constantly expanding in order to finance increasing public spending...

Tax-benefit microsimulation tax-benefit policy microsimulation
Policy Brief
Inequality in India on the rise

Following the introduction of economic reforms in the early 1990s, India today is achieving unprecedented per capita growth rates. Poverty reduction has also accelerated and is justly celebrated...

Inequality Decomposition Welfare dynamics
Policy Brief
Inequality in Mexico: On the rise again

Since 1989, inequality in Mexico has risen, declined, and risen again. The evolution of labour income inequality is at the core of this pattern...

Labour income Inequality Top incomes
Working Paper
Inequality trends and dynamics in India: The bird’s-eye and the granular perspectives

India today is achieving per capita growth rates that are historically unprecedented. Poverty reduction has also accelerated. There is concern, however, that this growth is being accompanied by rising inequality...

Inequality Decomposition Welfare dynamics
Working Paper
Inequality in Mexico: Labour markets and fiscal redistribution 1989–2014

Income inequality in Mexico increased between 1989 and 1994; between 1994 and 2006, inequality declined; and, between 2006 and 2014, inequality was again on the rise...

Labour income Inequality Top incomes
Working Paper
Intergenerational mobility, human capital accumulation, and growth in India

Productivity and socio-economic progress are inter-connected. Economic growth funds policies that promote socio-economic progress, while the latter serves as a growth engine...

Intergenerational Mobility Inequality Growth
Working Paper
The dynamics of spatial and local inequalities in India

Studies of the spatial dimensions of inequality in developing countries are mostly restricted to states, provinces, or districts, typically the smallest geographical units for which data are representative in national surveys...

Decomposition Inequality Spatial inequality
Working Paper
Inequality in China: Development, transition, and policy

In this paper we describe the major trends in China’s income inequality over the past 40 years and explain them as the outcome of four interleaved stories...

China Inequality Development Economics
Working Paper
Changing male perceptions of gender equality: Evidence from an experimental study

Reducing gender inequality is a critically important development challenge, especially in countries with widespread and deep-rooted prejudices against women...

Gender Inequality Male perception
Working Paper
Economic inequality and subjective well-being across the world

We here use repeated cross-section data from the Afrobarometer, Asianbarometer Latinobarometer, and Eurobarometer to analyse the variables that are correlated with both current and future evaluations of standards of living...

Baromters Gini coefficient Inequality
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