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Comparing the development of agricultural technology and information technology in rural Vietnam

This paper presents a descriptive analysis on the ownership of different types of technology—both agricultural machinery and information technology—within households in rural areas of Vietnam...

Agriculture Households Information technology
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 Viet Nam from a number of different angles...

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

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

Economic development Families Household survey
Working Paper
Disadvantage and discrimination in self-employment: Caste gaps in earnings in Indian small businesses

Using the 2004-05 India Human Development Survey data, we estimate and decompose the earnings of household businesses owned by historically marginalized social groups known as Scheduled Castes and Tribes (SCSTs), and non-SCSTs across the earnings dis...

Caste Equality and inequality Households
Working Paper
Gender inequality and the empowerment of women in rural Viet Nam

This paper examines gender inequality and female empowerment in rural Viet Nam...

Economic development Households Microeconomics
Working Paper
Economic transformation and the diversification of livelihoods in rural Viet Nam

Diversification of household activities away from agriculture is a key characteristic of economic development...

Agricultural laborers Economic development Entrepreneurship
Policy workshop
Policy workshop on Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS)

On 19 May UNU-WIDER and the University of Copenhagen held a policy workshop on the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS) in partnership with the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Hanoi as part of the ongoing ​...

19 May 2015
Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), 68 Phan Đình Phùng, Quận Ba Đình, Hanoi, Vietnam
Past event
Blog
Researching Inequality – An Interview with James B. Davies

​James B. Davies, Professor of Economics at the University of Western Ontario, played a key role in UNU-WIDER’s pioneering research into global personal and household wealth...

Equality and inequality Households Wealth
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (March 2015)

I’m writing this editorial from Dar es Salaam, while at the 20 th anniversary workshop for Tanzania’s REPOA , one of our research partners...

Capitalism Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy
Working Paper
Connections and the Allocation of Public Benefits

We explore the relationship between connections and public transfers in decentralized poverty-targeting programmes...

Sociological aspects (Economics) Households Microeconomics
Blog
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
Working Paper
On the Dynamics of Multidimensional Chronic Poverty

Understanding chronic poverty and its evolution is complex given the amount of information involved...

Households Measurement (Poverty)
Working Paper
The Impact of Food Price Volatility on Consumer Welfare in Cameroon

The objective of this paper is to analyse the welfare effects of food price volatility on Cameroonian consumers...

Food supply Households Prices
Working Paper
New Patterns of Structural Change and Effects on Inclusive Development: A Case Study of South Africa and Brazil

This study explores the question of structural change and inclusive development in South Africa and Brazil...

Economic growth Structural adjustment (Economic policy) Households
Working Paper
Health Shocks and the Intergenerational Transmission of Inequality: Evidence from Andhra Pradesh, India

This paper explores the intergenerational effects of parental health shocks using longitudinal data from the Young Lives project conducted in Andhra Pradesh, India...

Econometric models (Economic development) Economic development projects Health
Working Paper
Social Capital, Political Connections, and Household Enterprises: Evidence from Vietnam

Social capital and political connections can play an important role in developing countries where markets fail and institutions are weak...

Econometric models (Economic development) Households Panel analysis
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