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Working Paper
Trust as state capacity: The political economy of compliance

This paper explores the link between trust in government, policy-making, and compliance. It focuses on a specific channel whereby citizens who are convinced that a policy is worthwhile are more motivated to comply with it...

State capacity Trust Compliance
News
The puzzle of peace - conference image Senior Research Fellow Patricia Justino appointed as Deputy Director of UNU-WIDER Conflict Trust Governance
Journal Article
Ethnic diversity and informal work in Ghana

Part of Journal Special Issue What sustains informality

Ethnic diversity Informal work Informality
Panel discussion
UNU-WIDER at ISA 2022 Annual Convention

UNU-WIDER Senior Research Fellow Patricia Justino and Research Associate Rute Martins Caeiro join in a virtual panel discussion Trust and Governance in Unstable Democracies on 29 March 2022 14:00 - 15:30 (UTC-5) as part of the International Studies...

29 March 2022
Online, Nashville, United States
Past event
Working Paper
The legacies of armed conflict: insights from stayees and returning forced migrants

How does conflict, displacement, and return shape trust, reconciliation, and community engagement? And what is the relative impact of exposure to violence on these indicators?...

Trust Conflict Forced migration
Working Paper
The social and political consequences of wartime sexual violence: New evidence from list experiments in three conflict-affected populations

Wartime sexual violence is widespread across conflict zones and thought to leave a disastrous legacy for survivors, communities, and nations...

Wartime sexual violence List experiment Post-conflict
Seminar
WIDER Seminar Series Inequality, institutions, and their impacts on social cooperation with Smriti Sharma and Saurabh Singhal
21 September 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
Working Paper
The role of trust and of poverty in compliance with social distancing measures in Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic

Since it began, the COVID-19 pandemic has imposed a number of challenges on Africa and the rest of the world...

COVID-19 Trust Africa
Project workshop
Photo by Lianhao Qu on Unsplash 3rd Annual workshop: Inequality and governance in unstable democracies – the mediating role of trust
22 April 202123 April 2021
Online, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
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
Ethnic diversity and informal work in Ghana

We present the first study that examines the effects of ethnic diversity on informal work...

Ethnic diversity Informal work Informality
News
Call for participation: Life with Corona survey round 2 COVID-19 Trust Pandemic
Blog
Beyond lockdown: rebuilding the social contract

Continued lockdown measures are straining the social contract between citizens and governments...

Social unrest Lockdown Sub-Saharan Africa
Journal Article
The effects of trust and land administration on economic outcomes: Evidence from Vietnam

Part of Journal Special Issue Understanding agricultural development and change

Trust Agricultural industries Land rights
Working Paper
Trust in the time of corona

The global spread of COVID-19 is one of the largest threats to people and governments since the Second World War...

COVID-19 Pandemic Survey data
Working Paper
Africa’s lockdown dilemma: High poverty and low trust

The primary policy response to suppress the spread of COVID-19 in high-income countries has been to lock down large sections of the population...

COVID-19 Lockdown Poverty
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