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Sociological aspects (Economics)
Working Paper
Connections and the Allocation of Public Benefits

We explore the relationship between connections and public transfers in decentralized poverty-targeting programmes...

Sociological aspects (Economics) Households Microeconomics
Working Paper
Can Climate Finance Achieve Gender Equity in Developing Countries?

We develop the climate finance-gender equity framework in this paper and use the ‘contextual-procedural-distributive’ equity as a lens of analysis to examine how climate finance helps challenge, and reinforce, gender inequities in the mit...

Sociological aspects (Economics) Environmental economics Equity
Book Chapter
Poverty in the Eyes of Brazilian Elites

From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Sociological aspects (Economics) Elite (Social sciences) Equality and inequality
Book Chapter
Place and Identity on the Borderland between Old and New in Shanghai: A Case Study

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Sociological aspects (Economics) Economic aspects (Land use) Migration, Internal
Journal Article
"Wetin We for Do?" Women Entrepreneurs and the Niger Delta Conflict

Part of Journal Special Issue Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Violent Conflict in Developing Countries

Sociological aspects (Economics) Entrepreneurship Informal sector (Economics)
Working Paper
Poverty in the Eyes of Brazilian Elites

This paper discusses data from a survey and in-depth interviews on elite perceptions of poverty in Brazil. De Swaan tried to identify the circumstances under which elites are willing to mobilize resources in order to promote poverty reduction...

Sociological aspects (Economics) Elite (Social sciences) Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Identity and Space on the Borderland between Old and New in Shanghai: a Case Study

China's urban geography has been dramatically altered over the past three decades...

Sociological aspects (Economics) Economic aspects (Land use) Migration, Internal
Book Chapter
Is Social Capital Part of the Institutions Continuum and is it a Deep Determinant of Development?

From the book: Advancing Development

Sociological aspects (Economics) Institutional economics
Book Chapter
International Migration in an Era of Globalisation

From the book: Advancing Development

Economic development Sociological aspects (Economics) Emigration and immigration
Book Chapter
Modern Bureaucracy

From the book: Institutional Change and Economic Development

Bureaucracy Sociological aspects (Economics) Institutional economics
Working Paper
Modern Bureaucracy

Max Weber believed that bureaucracy could be understood by analysing its ideal-typical characteristics, and that these characteristics would become more pervasive as the modern age advanced...

Bureaucracy Sociological aspects (Economics) Institutional economics
Working Paper
Is Social Capital Part of the Institutions Continuum and is it a Deep Determinant of Development?

There is a growing literature which analyses, using cross-country data, whether institutions or geography is the most important deep determinant of economic development...

Economic development Sociological aspects (Economics) Institutional economics
Working Paper
Migration in the Development Studies Literature: Has It Come Out of Its Marginality?

This paper explores the role migration has played in development studies, and in debates on economic growth and poverty...

Economic development Sociological aspects (Economics) Emigration and immigration
Book Chapter
Social Groups and Economic Poverty: A Problem in Measurement

From the book: Inequality, Poverty and Well-being

Sociological aspects (Economics) Equality and inequality Poverty
Book Chapter
Well-being and the Complexity of Poverty: A Subjective Well-being Approach

From the book: Understanding Human Well-being

Sociological aspects (Economics) Measurement (Poverty) Methodology (Poverty)
Working Paper
Social Groups and Economic Poverty: A Problem in Measurement

This paper points to some elementary conflicts between the claims of interpersonal and intergroup justice as they manifest themselves in the process of seeking a real-valued index of poverty which is required to satisfy certain seemingly desirable pr...

Sociological aspects (Economics) Equality and inequality Poverty
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