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Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations...

Economic growth Employment Poverty
Working Paper
Poverty, changing political regimes, and social cash transfers in Zimbabwe, 1980–2016

Since 2000, Zimbabwe has been under some pressure to provide more fully for its children. It is not clear whether child poverty has worsened, although AIDS, drought, and economic mismanagement have all compromised poverty reduction...

Poverty Child poverty Politics
Working Paper
Anti-discrimination measures in education: A comparative policy analysis

Efforts to tackle discrimination in access to basic services have shown mixed results in different country settings...

Inequality Anti-discrimination measures Poverty
Workshop
Workshop – The National Treasury and UNU-WIDER
7 February 20178 February 2017
National Treasury, Republic of South Africa, 240 Madiba Street, South Africa
Past event
Policy Brief
Multidimensional poverty and wellbeing in Mozambique Poverty Multidimensional poverty Household survey
Working Paper
Group-based inequalities: The case of Viet Nam

This paper examines the issue of horizontal inequalities in Viet Nam over the past 20 years...

Viet Nam Horizontal inequality Ethnic relations
Book
Measuring poverty and wellbeing in developing countries

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations...

Poverty
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Optimal transfers with distribution regressions: An application to Egypt at the dawn of the XXIst century

Social programmes for poverty alleviation involve eligibility rules and transfer rules that often proxy-means tests. We propose to specify the estimator in connection with the poverty alleviation problem...

Targeting Poverty Optimizing estimator
Policy Brief
Poverty in Mozambique: Significant progress but challenges remain Poverty Inequality Survey data
Working Paper
Fiscal policy, inequality, and the poor in the developing world

NOTE | Revised version May 2017 available. View and download the revised version. Using comparable fiscal incidence analysis, this paper examines the impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in 25 countries for around 2010...

Fiscal incidence Social spending Inequality
In the media
Blog post on poverty in Mozambique grabs the attention of Mail & Guardian Africa

The release of the Mozambique’s Fourth Poverty Assessment in late October in Maputo has brought good news to Mozambique. Despite recent economic and political challenges, the findings of the report show significant gains in the fight to reduce...

Poverty Inequality Mozambique
Blog
Some good news from Mozambique: poverty levels have been reduced

There has been a serious deficit of good news in Mozambique for quite some time...

Equality and inequality Poverty
Policy Brief
Aid and employment: Creating good jobs in Africa Poverty
Blog
Poverty and wellbeing in Mozambique

The gains have been substantial and have occurred in both rural and urban zones...

Consumption (Economics) Poverty
Book Chapter
Nigeria: The relationship between growth and employment

From the book: Africa's Lions

Economic growth Labor market Poverty
Book Chapter
Mozambique: Growth experience through an employment lens

From the book: Africa's Lions

Economic growth Labor productivity Poverty
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