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Social mobility
Project workshop
Social mobility Social mobility in developing countries — concepts, methods, and determinants
5 September 20196 September 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B , Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Working Paper
The individual poverty incidence of growth

The canonical approach to analysing the poverty impact of growth is based on the comparison of poverty before and after growth...

income mobility Poverty Dynamics Pro-poor
Press release - Professor Kunal Sen starts as the director of UNU-WIDER

‘Economic transformation needs to be accompanied by political and social transformations if we are to see drastic increases in human wellbeing’

SDGs Transformation Informality
Photo: Brett Davies Social mobility in the Global South - concepts, measures, and determinants

Theme: Current programme

Social mobility intergenerational inequality equality of opportunity
Working Paper
Return migration and socioeconomic mobility in MENA: Evidence from labour market panel surveys

This study examines the effects of cross-border return migration on intertemporal and intergenerational transmission of socio-economic status across six new harmonized surveys from three Arab countries: Egypt (1998, 2006, 2012), Jordan (2010, 2016) a...

Return migration Social mobility MENA
The politics of group-based inequalities - measurement, implications, and possibilities for change

Theme: Inclusion

Inclusion Inequality Horizontal inequality
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
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