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Working Paper
Climate vulnerability and government resource mobilization in developing countries

There is substantial empirical literature on the impact of climate vulnerability on economic outcomes in developing countries. However, this literature is still weak on the impact of climate vulnerability on tax revenue mobilization...

Climate Vulnerability Developing countries
Journal Article
Measuring global poverty before and during the pandemic: A political economy of overoptimism

The contribution of this study is to question the ‘official’ estimates of global monetary poverty up to and during the COVID-19 pandemic. We argue there is a political economy of overoptimism in the measurement of global poverty...

COVID-19 Crisis Global poverty
Above or below the poverty line: Three key questions for understanding shifts in global poverty

In 2010 and the following years, there was attention to the fact that much of global poverty had shifted to middle-income countries (for example here , here , and here )...

COVID-19 Global poverty Crisis
Working Paper
Orphans and stunted growth: Investigating the potential of spatial network effects in service delivery for reducing stunting in orphans

Stunted growth in early life has serious implications for children and is a well-established constraint to productivity, life expectancy, and cognitive development...

Children Vulnerability Stunting
Research Brief
Are employees in Vietnamese SMEs compensated for working in unfavourable conditions? Vulnerability Working conditions Wage differentials
Working Paper
Precarity and the pandemic: COVID-19 and poverty incidence, intensity, and severity in developing countries

This paper makes a set of estimates for the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on poverty incidence, intensity, and severity in developing countries and on the distribution of global poverty...

COVID-19 Crisis Global poverty
Vincenzo Salvucci presents at the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique 2019 seminar series

Vincenzo Salvucci, a researcher from the University of Copenhagen, will present a seminar on 13 March 2019 at the Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo. The seminar is titled Vulnerabilidade às Calamidades Naturais: Avaliação do...

13 March 2019
Faculty of Economics, Postgraduate Room, the Eduardo Mondlane University, Main Campus, Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Working Paper
Social capital and household vulnerability: New evidence from rural Vienam

Using the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS) with a panel of households present from 2008 to 2016, the study investigates the impact of social capital on household vulnerability...

Fixed effects Social capital Vulnerability
Journal Article
Welfare dynamics measurement: Two definitions of a vulnerability line and their empirical application

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality

Welfare dynamics Poverty Vulnerability
Journal Article
Inequality: Measurement, trends, impacts and policies

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality

Developing countries Inequality Poverty
Working Paper
Policy diffusion, domestic politics and social assistance in Lesotho, 1998–2012

Lesotho is a small Southern African country that has introduced two national cash transfer programmes, the Old Age Pension and the Child Grant Programme...

Lesotho policy diffusion Cash transfers
Invited 3

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 3.1

World distribution of wealth Welfare economics Vulnerability
Climate Change and Human Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 6.1

Political economy Natural disasters Climate change
Climate Change and Migration

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 3.1

Climate change Vulnerability Ecology
New approaches to measuring poverty and vulnerability

Theme: 2010-11

New Directions in Development Economics Poverty measurement Vulnerability
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