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Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (October 2013)

31 October 2013 Tony Addison October finds Angle in New York, for our event on ‘Fragility and Aid–What Works?’ at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN...

Agriculture Budget Children
Working Paper
Social Transfer Programmes and School Enrolment in Malawi: a Micro-Simulation

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

Children Education Labour supply
Blog
From The Editor's Desk (December 2012)

Tony Addison This year has rushed by at speed. For UNU-WIDER it’s been a year of big successes. We will have published some 110 working papers by the end of December, up from 96 in 2011 (go here for the latest list)...

Accessibility Economic development Climate change
Research Brief
Food Aid: What We Know and What We Need to Know

Women carry their ration of food. © UN Photo/Tim Mc Kulka In the 1960s food aid made up nearly 20 per cent of overall overseas development aid, today that figure is five per cent...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Food industry and trade Labour supply
Working Paper
Women’s Labour Supply and Household Insurance in Africa

This paper investigates whether cyclical variation in women’s labour supply in Africa contributes to smoothing household consumption. We find little support for this hypothesis...

Business cycles Insurance Labour supply
Report
Workshop on Employment in Tunisia: What Do We Know? What Is the Way Forward?

On the 10th of April, 2012, the African Development Bank and UNU-WIDER organized a research workshop on the theme of ‘Employment in Tunisia: What Do We Know? What is the Way Forward?’...

Higher education Labour market Labour supply
Working Paper
Mapping the Impacts of Food Aid: Current Knowledge and Future Directions

This paper provides an overview on the impacts of food aid. We consider its effects on consumption, nutrition, food markets and labour supply, as well as the extent to which it exacerbates or mitigates conflict...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Food industry and trade Labour supply
Book Chapter
Globalizing Households and Multi-ethnic Community Building in Japan

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Emigration and immigration Sociology of families Labour supply
Book Chapter
Health and Female Labour Market Participation: The Case of Uganda

From the book: Health Inequality and Development

Human fertility Health Labour supply
Working Paper
Globalizing Households and Multi-ethnic Community Building in Japan

The East Asian countries are currently experiencing declining fertility rates and aging of their populations...

Emigration and immigration Sociology of families Labour supply
Book Chapter
China, South Africa, and the Lewis Model

From the book: The Rise of China and India

Labour supply Internal migration Unemployment
Working Paper
International Migration, Remittances and Labour Supply: The Case of the Republic of Haiti

The Republic of Haiti is a prime international remittance recipient country in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region, relative to its gross domestic product (GDP)...

Econometric models (Economic development) Emigrant remittances Emigration and immigration
Working Paper
Health and Labour Market Participation in Uganda

The paucity of non-agricultural paid employment, and under utilization of female labour in Uganda, and other sub-Saharan African countries, is often seen to be the next major obstacle to further poverty reduction and development in the region...

Human fertility Health Labour supply
Book Chapter
The International Mobility of Talent and Economic Development: An Overview of Selected Issues

From the book: The International Mobility of Talent

Economic development Emigration and immigration Human capital
Working Paper
China, South Africa, and the Lewis Model

The paper uses the Lewis model as a framework for examining the labour market progress of two labour-abundant countries, China and South Africa, towards labour shortage and generally rising labour real incomes...

Labour supply Internal migration Unemployment
Working Paper
The International Mobility of Talent and its Impact on Global Development

Human talent is a key economic resource and a source of creative power in science, technology, business, arts and culture and other activities...

Economic development Emigration and immigration Human capital
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