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Income generation and malaria in Uganda

Several large-scale efforts have been made to combat malaria in the last decade under the Millennium Development Goals, and while these have led to a rapid decline in cases, malaria continues to exact a heavy toll on sub-Saharan Africa, both in terms...

Administrative law Agriculture Economic development
Working Paper
Microsimulation of impacts of tax and transfer in Viet Nam: Feasibility study

This paper assesses the feasibility of simulating the distributional impacts produced by various tax and transfer instruments in Viet Nam...

Distribution (Economic theory) Microeconomics Taxation
Book Chapter
Slow Progress in Growth and Poverty Reduction in Cameroon

From the book: Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Economic growth Equality and inequality Microeconomics
Book Chapter
Spatial and Temporal Multidimensional Poverty in Nigeria

From the book: Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Game theory Microeconomics Poverty
Book Chapter
Poverty and its Dynamics in Uganda: Explorations using a New Set of Poverty Lines

From the book: Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Econometric models Game theory Health
Journal Article
Disadvantage and discrimination in self-employment: Caste gaps in earnings in Indian small businesses

Using the 2004–2005 India Human Development Survey data, we estimate and decompose the earnings of household businesses owned by historically marginalized social groups known as Scheduled Castes and Tribes (SCSTs) and non-SCSTs across the earni...

Caste Equality and inequality Microeconomics
Journal Article
Poverty Mapping Based on First-Order Dominance with an Example from Mozambique

We explore a novel first-order dominance (FOD) approach to poverty mapping and compare its properties to small-area estimation...

Expenditures, Public Microeconomics Poverty
Video
Food Production Systems

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 3.3

Agriculture Productivity Climate change
Video
Local Perceptions and Policies

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 4.3

Climate change Microeconomics Economic policy
Working Paper
Tax-benefit microsimulation in Ethiopia: A feasibility study

The purpose of this study is to assess the feasibility of building a microsimulation model of the Ethiopian tax and benefits system. We first provide a detailed description of the tax and benefits system of the country...

Household survey Microeconomics Taxation
Working Paper
Poverty mapping based on first order dominance with an example from Mozambique

We explore a novel first order dominance (FOD) approach to poverty mapping and compare its properties to small area estimation...

Expenditures, Public Microeconomics Poverty
Working Paper
Commercialization in agriculture in rural Viet Nam, 2006-14

The vast majority of households in rural Viet Nam undertake agricultural activities and for many this is their main livelihood. Moreover, this agriculture has become increasingly commercialized over time...

Agricultural credit Agriculture Aquaculture
Working Paper
Labour and migration in rural Vietnam

This paper provides an overview of the characteristics of migrant households and analyses the effects of migration in Vietnam, on the basis of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey conducted in 2012 and 2014...

Emigrant remittances Households Labor mobility
Working Paper
Income and Malaria: Evidence from an agricultural intervention in Uganda

We exploit a spatial discontinuity in the coverage of an agricultural extension program in Uganda to causally identify its effects on malaria...

Administrative law Agriculture Economic development
Working Paper
Comparing the development of agricultural technology and information technology in rural Vietnam

This paper presents a descriptive analysis on the ownership of different types of technology—both agricultural machinery and information technology—within households in rural areas of Vietnam...

Agriculture Households Information technology
Working Paper
Land issues in Vietnam 2006–14: Markets, property rights, and investment

This paper uses five waves of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS) to analyse land issues in Viet Nam from a number of different angles...

Household survey Households Land tenure
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