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Working Paper
Impact of post-conflict development interventions on maternal healthcare utilization

We evaluate the effectiveness of a post-conflict development programme on maternal health-care utilization in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh...

Children Healthcare
Journal Article
Costs, and cost-outcome of school feeding programmes and feeding programmes for young children: Evidence and recommendations

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Education Policy, and Development

Children Economic development
Working Paper
Child deprivation and income poverty in Ghana

This study assesses temporal and spatial distribution of child deprivation and income poverty using the fifth and sixth rounds of the Ghana Living Standards Survey...

Children Income Poverty
Working Paper
Estimating multidimensional childhood poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 2007 through 2013

After years of economic decline, conflict, and instability, the Democratic Republic of Congo achieved rapid economic growth in the 2000s along with a reduction in rural consumption poverty...

Children Poverty Public welfare
Progress in Data and Measurement

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 5.1

Database Inequality Health
The Poorest and Most Excluded

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 1.3

Poverty Children Households
Country Experiences

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 2.3

Public expenditures Children Malnutrition
Working Paper
School, market work, and household chores: A day of Guatemalan children

This paper utilizes a unique dataset on time use to study the determinants of the number of hours allocated to market work, household chores, and school related activities of Guatemalan children between 2000 and 2011...

Children Education
Working Paper
Children and the youth in rural Vietnam

Structural transformation in rural Vietnam has led to rising incomes and a diversification of livelihoods away from agriculture...

Children Education Ethnic relations
Multidimensional Child Poverty Assessment Methodology

The ‘Multidimensional Child Poverty Assessment Methodology’ seminar was held in Maputo on 8 July 2015. It was part of the UNU-WIDER Research Programme theme of Transformation organized in partnership with the Ministry of Economics and...

8 July 2015
University Eduardo Mondlane, Avenida do Zimbábwe, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
The Future of Development – Aid and Beyond

Just over a year ago, in March 2014, UNU-WIDER published a report entitled: What do we know about aid as we approach 2015?...

Biodiversity conservation Children Climate change
Journal Article
First Order Dominance Analysis: Child Wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo

This paper performs a multidimensional first order dominance analysis of child wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

Children Poverty measurement Methodology (Poverty)
Research Brief
Children’s nutrition status in Mozambique: Determining the impact of rising food prices

Evidence obtained from detailed household surveys in Mozambique during the 2008-09 food price shock reveals just how pronounced the impact of food price inflation can be on children’s overall nutrition status...

Agriculture Children Food security
Inequality in South Africa - An Interview with Murray Leibbrandt

At the UNU-WIDER Inequality conference September 2014 we interviewed Murray Leibbrandt, Professor of Economics at the University of Cape Town on issues of inequality in South Africa...

Children Economic policy Education
Out of the Poverty Trap Through Higher Aspirations?

Why does a mother from a poor African village not send her daughter to school, but instead marries her off to an old man as a second or third wife? This way poverty is inherited from parent to child...

Agricultural labourers Children Field experiments
From the Editor’s Desk (January 2015)

We are now into 2015, and the year is already gathering speed. 2015 is of course the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, and a major year in global development with the conclusion of the MDG process, and the start of a new chapter with the SDGs...

Agricultural industries Balance of payments Children
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