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Book Chapter
Public Policies to Promote Productive Occupation and Increase Formality Among the Moderately Poor: The Mexican Agenda

From the book: Informal Labour Markets and Development

Informal sector (Economics) Labor laws and legislation Labor productivity
Working Paper
Public Policies to Promote Productive Occupation and Increase Formality Among the Moderately Poor: the Mexican Agenda

Public policy aimed at building capacity among the extremely poor (support for food and nutrition; health; education and, more recently, financial services), combined with a stable macroeconomic environment, has proved to be successful for poverty al...

Informal sector (Economics) Labor laws and legislation Labor productivity
Working Paper
Return International Migration and Geographical Inequality: The Case of Egypt

This paper explores entrepreneurship amongst return migrants, how their business locations and characteristics differ from other businesses, and the implications for rural-urban inequality...

Economic development Economic aspects (Emigration and immigration) Human capital
Journal Article
Return International Migration and Geographical Inequality: The Case of Egypt

Part of Journal Special Issue Spatial Issues in Africa

Economic development Economic aspects (Emigration and immigration) Human capital
Working Paper
Use of ICTs and the Economic Performance of SMEs in East Africa

This paper assesses the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and their impact on the economic performance of small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) of three East African countries: Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda...

Business enterprises Information technology Labor productivity
Working Paper
ICT Diffusion and Skill Upgrading in Korean Industries

We examine the relationship between the directly observable indicator of new technology, ICT investment ratio, and skill upgrading by analysing changes in employment and wage structure of 25 Korean industrial sectors over the 1993-99 period...

Economic development Information technology Management (Information technology)
Working Paper
Digital Divide and Growth Gap: A Cumulative Relationship

This paper, using a cumulative growth model and a catch-up model, verifies the cumulative relationship between IT investment and economic growth, and then examines whether this relationship enlarges the differences in the economic growth among OECD c...

Economic development Information technology Infrastructure (Economics)
Book Chapter
Globalization, Technology Transfer, and Skill Accumulation in Low-Income Countries

From the book: Globalization, Marginalization and Development

Econometric models (Economic development) Globalization Labor productivity
Working Paper
Globalization, Technology Transfer, and Skill Accumulation in Low-Income Countries

Globalization has drastically improved access of technological latecomers to advanced technologies and provides a unique opportunity for low-income countries to raise per capita income...

Econometric models (Economic development) Globalization Labor productivity
Book Chapter
Negotiated Land Reform as One Way of Land Access: Experiences from Colombia, Brazil, and South Africa

From the book: Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Agriculture Banks and banking Comparative economics
Book Chapter
A Model of Nutrition and Economic Productivity

From the book: Poverty and Undernutrition

Consumption (Economics) Food security Health
Book Chapter
Anthropometric Failure: Morbidity and Mortality Risks

From the book: Poverty and Undernutrition

Health Labor productivity Malnutrition
Working Paper
A Theory of Surplus Labour

Equilibrium (Economics) Labor productivity Labor supply
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