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Methodology (Quantitative research)
Project
UNU-WIDER Summer School

Theme: Current programme

Capacity building data Quantitative research
Workshop
Quantitative methods for applied economic analysis
27 September 201630 September 2016
Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Blog
Inequality in Latin America and the Importance of Data - An Interview with Nora Lustig

In this interview Professor Nora Lustig , Samuel Z...

Education Equality and inequality Fiscal policy
Journal Article
A Graphical Approximation to Generalization: Definitions and Diagrams

Part of Journal Special Issue Experiments in Development Economics

Economics, Mathematical Methodology (Quantitative research)
Journal Article
First Order Dominance Analysis: Child Wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo

This paper performs a multidimensional first order dominance analysis of child wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

Children Measurement (Poverty) Methodology (Poverty)
Working Paper
Home-Grown and Grassroots-Based Strategies for Determining Inequality Towards Policy Action: Rwanda’s Ubudehe Approach in Perspective

Survey-based tools for determining inequality in Africa south of the Sahara have been critiqued for being too expensive, and oftentimes unsuitable to the realities of the region...

Economic policy Equality and inequality Household survey
Blog
Researching and Reporting on Global Wealth – Two Interviews with Anthony Shorrocks

30 October 2014 by Roger Williamson In this interview Professor Anthony Shorrocks describes the methodology to research global household wealth, developed by him and colleagues when he was Director of UNU-WIDER...

Economic growth Equality and inequality Methodology (Quantitative research)
Blog
Aid, Growth, and Other Issues – An Interview with Finn Tarp

11 September 2014 by Roger Williamson In this interview Finn Tarp, Director of UNU-WIDER , discusses the evidence uncovered in the aid and growth and other themes of the ReCom – Research and Communication on Foreign Aid programme, coordinated b...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic growth Methodology (Quantitative research)
Blog
Inequality in Focus at UNU-WIDER

27 August 2014 Jukka Pirttilä and Tony Addison The last few months have seen major research activity in the area of inequality at UNU-WIDER. An update of the World Income Inequality Database (WIID) was first published in June...

Equality and inequality Methodology (Poverty) Methodology (Quantitative research)
Blog
Focus on Poverty: Big Data is no Shortcut to Equality

27 May 2014 Roger Williamson For a school prize in the 1960s, I insisted on having a book on the revolution taking place in traditional social life and the embrace of new trends...

Economic surveys Equality and inequality Methodology (Economics)
Working Paper
Aid and the Environment in Africa: A Synthesis of Eight Case Studies

This study seeks to understand what aid flows have been doing to the environment in eight countries in Eastern, Western and Southern Africa...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Environment Methodology (Qualitative research)
Working Paper
Putting It All Together: Aggregating Impacts of School-Feeding Programmes on Education, Health and Nutrition: Two Proposed Methodologies

School-feeding is an important intervention to attract children to school and augment their learning. The benefits of school-feeding cover several domains...

Children Education Health
Working Paper
‘Ground-Truthing’ Chinese Development Finance in Africa: Field Evidence from South Africa and Uganda

A new methodology, Tracking Under-Reported Financial Flows (TUFF), allows us to systematically gather open-source information—e.g...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development International finance
Working Paper
First Order Dominance Analysis: Child Wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo

This paper performs a multidimensional first order dominance (FOD) analysis of child wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

Children Measurement (Poverty) Methodology (Poverty)
Working Paper
A Graphical Approximation to Generalization: Definitions and Diagrams

The fundamental problem of external validity is not to generalize from one experiment, so much as to experimentally test generalizable theories. That is, theories that explain the systematic variation of causal effects across contexts...

Economics, Mathematical Methodology (Quantitative research)
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (March 2013)

Tony Addison This month saw UNU-WIDER in Stockholm for the ReCom results meeting on ‘aid and the social sectors’, which took place at Sida on 13 March...

Decision making (Finance, Public) Econometric models (Economic development) Agriculture
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