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Working Paper
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
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (September-October 2015)

UNU-WIDER had a busy September. We celebrated our 30 th birthday with some 600 people at our three-day conference on ‘Mapping the Future of Development Economics’ here in Helsinki. It was a great occasion...

Agriculture Business enterprises Capital investments
Blog
Economic Lessons from Recent Research for Achieving SDG8

This article is part of UNU’s “ 17 Days, 17 Goals ” series, featuring research and commentary in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, 25-27 September 2015 in New York City...

Business enterprises Capital investments Economic assistance and foreign aid
Working Paper
A Review of External Assistance and Aid Effectiveness for Maternal and Child Health: Challenges and Opportunities

This paper primarily focuses on how global funding has supported interventions that have proven to be successful in reducing maternal, newborn, and child mortality around the world...

Children Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development projects
Blog
Aid and the Social Sectors: Reflections from the Stockholm Results Meeting

17 April 2013 Tony Addison and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa We learnt much from the ReCom Results meeting on 13th March in Stockholm on aid and the social sectors...

Children Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic growth
Blog
Aid to the Social Sectors – Achievements and Mistakes
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22 March 2013 The share of aid to social sectors has grown over the past 20 years. Evidence shows clear links between support to these sectors and poverty reduction, economic growth, and human development. But what works, and why?...

Children Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic growth
Blog
What’s in a Name?: Human Rights, Human Development, and Human Dignity
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David L. Richards Over the past decades, the terms ‘human rights’ and ‘human development’ have been characterized as being: complementary to one another, purposefully distinct from one another, or synonymous for one another...

Capitalism Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Book Chapter
Global Inequality in Health: Disparities in Human Longevity among Countries

From the book: Health Inequality and Development

Equality and inequality Health Life expectancy
Journal Article
Health Inequality and Deprivation

Part of Journal Special Issue Health and Development

Equality and inequality Health Income
Journal Article
Life Expectancy and Welfare in Latin America and the Caribbean

Part of Journal Special Issue Health and Development

Equality and inequality Health Infrastructure (Economics)
Journal Article
Measuring Health Inequality with Realization of Potential Life Year (RePLY)

Part of Journal Special Issue Health and Development

Equality and inequality Health Life expectancy
Journal Article
Public Sector Efficiency, Foreign Aid and Small Island Developing States

Part of Journal Special Issue Policy Arena: Small Island Developing States

Education Expenditures, Public Life expectancy
Working Paper
Public Sector Efficiency and Small Island Developing States

This paper examines the efficiency of public sector expenditures at achieving social sector outcomes in small island developing states (SIDS)...

Education Expenditures, Public Life expectancy
Book Chapter
Income-Based Measures of Average Well-being

From the book: Human Well-being

Comparative economics Income Index numbers (Economics)
Annual Lecture
WIDER Annual Lecture 10 - Global Patterns of Income and Health

People in poor countries live shorter lives than people in rich countries so that, if we take income and health together, there is more inequality in the world than if we consider income alone.

29 September 2006
Marina Congress Center, Katajanokanlaituri 6, Helsinki, Finland
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Book Chapter
Longevity in Russia's Regions: Do Poverty and Low Public Health Spending Kill?

From the book: Understanding Human Well-being

Health care Life expectancy Panel analysis
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