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Working Paper
Discriminatory attitudes and indigenous language promotion: Challenges and solutions

In this paper, we analyse which channels influence individual preferences concerning the choice of the official language in Zambia...

Education Equality and inequality History, Local
Working Paper
Less restrictive birth control, less education?: Evidence from ethnic minorities in China

This paper investigates the net impact of birth control policy in China on educational attainment of the partially excluded ethnic minorities...

Education Fertility, Human Minorities
Working Paper
Affirmative action policy in developing countries: Lessons learned and a way forward

There are several countries who have responded to concerns regarding historically disadvantaged groups, particularly ethnic and racial minorities and women, with not only anti-discrimination legislation, but also affirmative action policies...

Minorities
Working Paper
Ethnic disadvantage in Vietnam: Evidence using panel data

This study investigates the ethnic disadvantage in rural Vietnam, focusing on the magnitude of the majority–minority gap and the constraints on ethnic minority households that contribute to the gap...

Equality and inequality Ethnic relations Households
Project
Discrimination and affirmative action - what have we learnt so far?

Theme: Inclusion

Discrimination Class Inequality
Project
Disadvantaged groups and social mobility

Theme: Inclusion

This project has three main objectives in line with UNU-WIDER’s tradition in the area of inclusion and horizontal inequality: (1) to shed further light on the extent to which inequalities run along ethnic, gender, and other communal lines; (2...

Disadvantaged groups Social mobility Group-based inequality
Blog
To Aid or Not to Aid?: The Case of Rwanda, DFID, and the Good Aid Debate
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Omar Shahabudin McDoom What should donors do when confronted with regimes that violate important normative standards of state behavior and commit human rights abuses, war crimes or other grave ethical transgressions?...

Agriculture Criminal law Democracy
Working Paper
Security of Property Rights for Whom?

Recent research regarding property rights and economic development often treats property rights security in a country as homogeneous, although protecting the private entitlements of some can entail preventing others from claiming and controlling thos...

Equality and inequality Law Minorities
Book
Poverty, International Migration and Asylum

This book examines the economic consequences of immigration and asylum migration. It focuses on the economic consequences of legal and illegal immigration as well as placing the study of immigration in a global context...

Emigration and immigration Economic aspects (Emigration and immigration) Minorities
Book Chapter
Poverty, International Migration and Asylum: Introduction

From the book: Poverty, International Migration and Asylum

Emigration and immigration Economic aspects (Emigration and immigration) Minorities
Book Chapter
Iraq: Economic Embargo and Predatory Rule

From the book: War, Hunger, and Displacement

Minorities Natural resources Social conflict
Book Chapter
Burundi: The Long Sombre Shadow of Ethnic Instability

From the book: War, Hunger, and Displacement

Economic assistance and foreign aid Minorities Social conflict
Book Chapter
Kenya: Economic Decline and Ethnic Politics

From the book: War, Hunger, and Displacement

Minorities Social conflict
Book Chapter
The South Caucasus: The Breakdown of the Soviet Empire

From the book: War, Hunger, and Displacement

Minorities Post-communism Social conflict
Working Paper
Grassroots Strategies and directed Development in Tanzania: The Case of the Fishing Sector

Bureaucracy Economic development projects Fisheries
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