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Journal ArticleInvestigating Growing Inequality in Mozambique
Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countriesInequality Mozambique Decomposition
Working PaperDistributional changes in the gender wage gap in the post-apartheid South African labour market
This paper investigates the evolution of the gender wage gap in South Africa, using the 1993–2015 Post-Apartheid Labour Market Series data set. The changes in the gap are heterogeneous across the wage distribution...Labour force participation Gender gap Wage gap
Policy BriefInequality in India on the rise
Following the introduction of economic reforms in the early 1990s, India today is achieving unprecedented per capita growth rates. Poverty reduction has also accelerated and is justly celebrated...Inequality Decomposition Welfare dynamics
Working PaperInequality trends and dynamics in India: The bird’s-eye and the granular perspectives
India today is achieving per capita growth rates that are historically unprecedented. Poverty reduction has also accelerated. There is concern, however, that this growth is being accompanied by rising inequality...Inequality Decomposition Welfare dynamics
Working PaperThe dynamics of spatial and local inequalities in India
Studies of the spatial dimensions of inequality in developing countries are mostly restricted to states, provinces, or districts, typically the smallest geographical units for which data are representative in national surveys...Decomposition Inequality Spatial inequality
Working PaperQuantifying the contribution of a subpopulation to inequality: An application to Mozambique
In this paper, I quantify the contribution of a subpopulation to inequality...Inequality Decomposition RIF
Working PaperExplaining cross-state earnings inequality differentials in India: An RIF decomposition approach
Despite the relevance of geographical disparities in India, earnings inequality occurs mostly within states, but with a broad range of variability in its levels...Earnings inequality RIF States