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Welfare state
Annual Lecture
Interventions against poverty in poor places Poverty Social protection Cash-transfers
Working Paper
Building a conservative welfare state in Botswana

Botswana’s welfare state is both a parsimonious laggard in comparison with some other middle-income countries in Africa (such as Mauritius and South Africa) and extensive (in comparison with its low-income neighbours to the north and east)...

Social protection Drought Relief Conservatism
Blog
Five lessons from Martin Ravallion’s WIDER Annual Lecture: Direct interventions against poverty in poor places

On 23 March researchers, policy makers, and politicians gathered at the Stockholm School of Economics (or joined online via the webcast ) to hear Professor Martin Ravallion deliver WIDER Annual Lecture 20 and discuss its implications...

Equality and inequality Poverty Social security
Book Chapter
The Finnish Developmental State and its Growth Regime

From the book: Development Success

Economic development Economic policy Income distribution
Book Chapter
The Swedish Model

From the book: Development Success

Economic development Economic aspects (Industrialization) Management (Technological innovations)
Book Chapter
The Danish Model and the Globalizing Learning Economy

From the book: Development Success

Economic development Social stability Technological innovations
Working Paper
The Swedish Model

The main characteristics of 'the Swedish model' are arguably related to the country's knowledge-intensive industry and its advanced welfare state...

Economic development Economic aspects (Industrialization) Management (Technological innovations)
Blog
What Can Developing Countries Learn From Finland’s Industrial Transformation?

Markus Jäntti and Juhana Vartiainen Finland is an example of a late but successful state-led industrialization that was carried out rapidly...

Economic development Economic policy Income distribution
Working Paper
The Finnish Developmental State and its Growth Regime

This paper reviews Finland’s growth strategy in the postwar decades. Finland was able to initiate an impressive mobilization of resources during this period, reflected mostly in a high rate of capital accumulation for manufacturing industries...

Credit Economic development Economic growth
Working Paper
The Danish Model and the Globalizing Learning Economy: Lessons for Developing Countries

Although Denmark shares with the other four Nordic countries certain attributes, such as pragmatic protestant religion, small and homogenous population, strong social democratic parties and ambitious welfare states, it also has its own characteristic...

Economic development Economic growth Economic policy
Book Chapter
Understanding the Relationship Between Institutions and Economic Development: Some Key Theoretical Issues

From the book: Institutional Change and Economic Development

Financial institutions Institutional economics Labor laws and legislation
Working Paper
Understanding the Relationship between Institutions and Economic Development: Some Key Theoretical Issues

The paper tries to improve our understanding on the role of institutions in development by critically examining the current orthodox discourse on institutions and highlighting some of its key problems...

Financial institutions Institutional economics Labor laws and legislation
Journal Article
La Relación entre las Instituciones y el Desarrollo Económico: Problemas teóricos claves

This paper discusses how the theory on the role of institutions in development can be improved, by critically examining the current orthodox discourse on institutions...

Financial institutions Institutional economics Labor laws and legislation
Book Chapter
On the Measurement of Human Well-being: Fuzzy Set Theory and Sen's Capability Approach

From the book: Understanding Human Well-being

Econometric models (Economic development) Quality of life Welfare state
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)
Journal Article
Conceptual and Measurement in Poverty Analysis

Part of Journal Special Issue A Collection of UNU-WIDER articles in Chinese

Equality and inequality Poverty Measurement (Poverty)
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