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Blog
Dr Pia Rattenhuber on inequality in crises — An interview

How do crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic influence inequality and the other way around? This year’s UN Day Dresden put a spotlight on “ Inequalities in Crises ”...

Inequality COVID-19 Crisis
Journal Article
Normalizing necessity?: Support networks and racial inequality in Namibia

Community support is a critical source to sustain livelihoods in the Global South. At the same time, these practices can exhibit unequal dynamics such as disincentives, hierarchies, or adverse inclusion of individuals...

Inequality Race Social networks
Policy Brief
Limited impact of the tax-benefit system in Tanzania during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
Policy Brief
Distributional effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
Policy Brief
Distributional effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
Policy Brief
The role of tax-benefit policies during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 in Mozambique COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
Blog
Working together to better understand how COVID-19 affects poverty and inequality

In summer 2020 the SOUTHMOD team set out, with partners, to analyse the impact of government policies on protecting households from getting poorer and avoiding societies from becoming more unequal...

COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
Policy Brief
Distributional effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Zambia COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
Book Chapter
Ethnography and social mobility: A review

Part of Journal Special Issue Social mobility in developing countries

Ethnography Inequality Migration
Book Chapter
The state of knowledge about social mobility in the developing world

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Inequality Income
Journal Article
The political economy of the resource curse: A development perspective

This article reviews the recent literature on the developmental effects of resource abundance, assessing likely effects and channels with respect to key development outcomes...

Resource abundance Inequality Institutions
Working Paper
The changing nature of work and inequality in Brazil (2003–19): A descriptive analysis

In this paper we use different sources of data on job task content to investigate the importance of occupations and the intensity of routine tasks embodied in them in explaining changes in employment and earnings in Brazil, in particular their relati...

Brazil Inequality Polarization
Working Paper
The mitigating role of tax and benefit rescue packages for poverty and inequality in Africa amid the COVID-19 pandemic

This paper analyses the distributional effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and related tax-benefit measures in 2020 in a cross-country comparative perspective for five African countries: Ghana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia...

COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
Seminar
WIDER Seminar Series Inequality, institutions, and their impacts on social cooperation with Smriti Sharma and Saurabh Singhal
21 September 2021
Online, Finland
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Project workshop
Workshop for the @Equal project
21 September 2021
Online, United States
Past event
Blog
Kanika Mahajan – IEA featured economist interview
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Kanika Mahajan, a researcher engaged in UNU-WIDER's project on 'The changing nature of work and inequality', is the August 2021 featured economist of the International Economic Association (IEA)...

Inequality Labour economics Gender
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