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Book Chapter
Informalities, volatility, and precarious social mobility in urban slums

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Informality Slums Social mobility
Blog
'Love thy neighbour'?: Evidence from a randomized neighbourhood relocation policy in India
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Caste in India plays an instrumental role in determining access to education, jobs, public spaces, and social networks...

Group-based inequality Inequalities Anti-discrimination measures
Working Paper
Intergroup contact and its effects on discriminatory attitudes: Evidence from India

The contact hypothesis posits that having diverse neighbours may reduce one’s intergroup prejudice. This hypothesis is difficult to test as individuals self-select into neighbourhoods...

Caste Slums India
Working Paper
Will urbanization raise social mobility in the South, replicating the economic history of the West?

As developing countries rapidly urbanize, the number of people living in ‘slums’—neighbourhoods lacking property rights and basic services—continues to increase...

Informality Slums Social mobility
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