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Government policy (Poor)
Journal Article
Social Transfer Programmes and School Enrolment in Malawi: A Micro-simulation

This paper investigates the impact of social transfer programmes on school enrolment and child labour in Malawi utilizing a micro-simulation evaluation method...

Children Education Family policy
Book Chapter
Between Past and Future of Latin America: Lessons from Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic

From the book: Achieving Development Success

Economic development Economic aspects (Economic development) Economic aspects (Natural resources)
Research Brief
The Fungibility Problem: Budget Support, Aid on Delivery or Project Aid?

One persistent concern raised during discussions of whether aid effectively promotes the goals of donors is fungibility, that is; the possibility that aid is used in ways not intended by donors when disbursing the funds...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Government policy (Poor)
Working Paper
The Political Economy of Food Price Policy: the Case of Zambia

The global food price crisis of 2007/08 raised fears about the impacts of higher and more volatile food prices for the poor in Zambia...

Government policy (Poor)
Working Paper
Fungibility and the Choice of Aid Modalities

The ‘right’ choice of instruments and modalities to provide aid to developing countries in support of poverty reduction and economic development is arguably the most contested issue in the current international debate on aid effectiveness...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Government spending policy
Working Paper
Pro-poor Service Delivery and Social Identity

India addressed the requirement for pro-poor service delivery in rural regions by introducing decentralization and affirmative action policies...

Distribution (Economic theory) Economic development Government policy (Poor)
Book Chapter
Mutual Interdependence between Elites and the Poor

From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Economic development Elite (Social sciences) Government policy (Poor)
Book Chapter
Tackling Elite Capture by the 'Counter-elite' and 'Co-opt-elite' Approaches in Bangladesh and Ghana

From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Economic development Sociological aspects (Families) Government policy (Poor)
Book Chapter
Globalization and Exclusionary Urban Growth in Asian Countries

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Globalization Migration, Internal Government policy (Poor)
Book Chapter
Globalizing Households and Multi-ethnic Community Building in Japan

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Emigration and immigration Sociological aspects (Families) Labor supply
Journal Article
The Impact of the Global Commodity and Financial Crises on Poverty in Vietnam

Economic growth in Vietnam was resilient to the global commodity and financial crises, but it is unclear why. Impacts on employment and poverty are also disputed...

Commercial policy Government policy (Poor) Financial crisis
Book Chapter
Determinants of Child Weight and Height in Sri Lanka: A Quantile Regression Approach

From the book: Health Inequality and Development

Children Equality and inequality Malnutrition
Working Paper
Growth, Inequality, and Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries: Recent Global Evidence

The study presents recent global evidence on the transformation of economic growth to poverty reduction in developing countries, with emphasis on the role of income inequality...

Economic development Equality and inequality Government policy (Poor)
Working Paper
Mutual Interdependence between Elites and the Poor

There has been a growing recognition among scholars that politics matters in the distribution of resources in society...

Economic development Elite (Social sciences) Government policy (Poor)
Working Paper
Impact of the Global Commodity and Financial Crises on Poverty in Vietnam

Economic growth in Vietnam has been fairly resilient to the global commodity and financial crises, but it is unclear why. In addition, the impact of the crises on employment and poverty is in dispute...

Commercial policy Financial crisis Government policy (Poor)
Working Paper
Between Past and Future of Latin America: Lessons from Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic

This paper provides a synthesis of the four papers on the Latin American and Caribbean economies: Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic...

Economic development Economic aspects (Economic development) Economic aspects (Natural resources)
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