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Inequality of opportunities
Research Brief
Three key insights for research on social mobility in developing countries

The volume, Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods, and Determinants , brings together leading scholars from a range of social science disciplines working on a variety of issues related to social mobility...

Social mobility Inequality & Human Development Human capital
Journal Article
Decomposing learning inequalities in East Africa: How much does sorting matter?

Inequalities in learning opportunities arise from both household- and school-related factors...

Africa Inequality of opportunities Sorting
Dual learning disadvantages in East Africa: And how to deal with them

Children from poorer families in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda face a double disadvantage in their opportunity to access learning: not only is the overall quality of education low in these countries, but they also attend relatively poorer-quality schoo...

Inequality of opportunities Sorting Variance decomposition
Working Paper
Structural transformations and the lack of inclusive growth: The case of Chile

This paper describes the structural transformations that Chile has experienced in the last 50 years and how they have contributed—or not—to inclusive growth and genuine economic modernization from a historical perspective...

Chile Deindustrialization Inclusive growth
Working Paper
Does sorting matter for learning inequality?: Evidence from East Africa

Inequalities in children’s learning are widely recognized to arise from variations in both household- and school-related factors...

Africa Inequality of opportunities Sorting
Working Paper
Inequality of opportunity in child health in Sudan: Across-region study

This study aims to examine the drivers of inequality of opportunity in health outcome among children below 5 years of age, using the Sudanese 2014 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey...

Health Children Inequality of opportunities
Journal Article
Inequality Between Whom?: Patterns, Trends, and Implications of Horizontal Inequality in the Philippines

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global South

Ethnic group Horizontal inequality Indigenous peoples
SA-TIED work stream 4: Turning the tide on inequality

Under this work stream UNU-WIDER, the National Treasury (NT), and the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) will work jointly to address distributional issues in both the bottom half and the top of the income distribution. While...

Income inequality Inequality of opportunities The bottom fifty per cent
Working Paper
Inequality of opportunities among ethnic groups in the Philippines

This paper contributes to the scant body of literature on inequalities among and within ethnic groups in the Philippines by examining both the vertical and horizontal measures in terms of opportunities in accessing basic services such as education, e...

Ethnic group Horizontal inequality Indigenous peoples
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