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Working Paper
The recent evolution of consumption poverty in Rwanda

This paper analyses the evolution of consumption poverty in Rwanda between 2001/1 and 2010/11, using three comparable good quality household surveys analysed along with detailed price data. Rwanda achieved impressive growth over this period...

Household survey Poverty Prices
Working Paper
Tax-benefit microsimulation in Ethiopia: A feasibility study

The purpose of this study is to assess the feasibility of building a microsimulation model of the Ethiopian tax and benefits system. We first provide a detailed description of the tax and benefits system of the country...

Household survey Microeconomics Taxation
Working Paper
Land issues in Vietnam 2006–14: Markets, property rights, and investment

This paper uses five waves of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS) to analyse land issues in Vietnam from a number of different angles...

Household survey Households Land tenure
Working Paper
Social and political capital in rural Vietnam

This paper exploits five waves of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS) to investigate issues of social and political capital in rural Vietnam...

Economic development Families Household survey
Policy seminar
Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Vietnam: A Rising Dragon on the Move
5 August 2015
Central Institute for Economic Management, Main Hall, 68 Phan Dinh Phung Str. Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam
Past event
Working Paper
Home-grown and grassroots-based strategies for determining inequality towards policy action: Rwanda’s Ubudehe approach in perspective

Survey-based tools for determining inequality in Africa south of the Sahara have been critiqued for being too expensive, and oftentimes unsuitable to the realities of the region...

Economic policy Equality and inequality Household survey
Working Paper
Assessing the Impact of Social Grants on Inequality: A South African Case Study

The democratic government in South Africa has developed a system of social grants to combat the high levels of poverty and inequality inherited from the apartheid regime...

Equality and inequality Household survey Poverty
Working Paper
South Africa’s Emerging Black Middle Class: A Harbinger of Political Change?

South Africa has seen a significant increase in the size of the black middle class in the post-apartheid period, but the attitudinal consequences of indicators of the middle class, as of 2011, are inconsistent and modest in size...

Democracy Household survey Income
Working Paper
The Fall of the Elephant: Two Decades of Poverty Increase in Côte d’Ivoire (1988-2008)

At the end of the 1980s, Côte d’Ivoire entered a deep macroeconomic crisis that put an end to the often-praised ‘Ivorian miracle’...

Household survey Poverty measurement Welfare economics
Journal Article
Evolution of Land Distribution in West Bengal 1967–2004: Role of Land Reform and Demographic Changes

Part of Journal Special Issue Land and Property Rights

Equality and inequality Household survey Land reform
Book Chapter
The Dynamics of Inequality Change in a Highly Dualistic Economy

From the book: Falling Inequality in Latin America

Education Equality and inequality Household survey
Book Chapter
Trade and Income Distribution in Latin America: Is There Anything New to Say?

From the book: Falling Inequality in Latin America

Education Equality and inequality Household survey
Blog
Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Economic Shocks: Findings from Melanesia
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9 December 2013 Simon Feeny Vulnerability and resilience are very closely related terms. Vulnerability is usually referred to as the likelihood of falling into poverty in the future...

Commune Household survey Households
Presentation
Donor workshop in Hanoi on Vietnam access to resources household survey and associated studies

Presentation

27 November 2013
CAP/IPSARD, 16 Thụy Khuê, Quận Tây Hồ, Hanoi, Vietnam
Past event
Presentation
Introduction to VARHS in-depth studies and study on happiness

Presentation - Introduction Presentation - Study

21 November 2013
CIEM, 68 Phan Đình Phùng, Quận Ba Đình, Hanoi, Vietnam
Past event
Blog
The Great African Data Debate
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24 September 2013 Carl-Gustav Lindén At the recent UNU-WIDER conference here in Helsinki on inclusive growth in Africa, the quality of national accounts was hotly debated...

Economic growth Equality and inequality Household survey
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