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The growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America in the 2000s: El Salvador country study

During the 2000s, El Salvador experienced slow economic growth for Latin American standards. The country underwent a recession during the international crisis of 2008, but returned to pre-recession output level in 2011...

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
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The growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America in the 2000s: Ecuador country study

Ecuador experienced moderate economic growth during the 2000s. The economy suffered a mild recession during the international crisis of 2008, but returned to pre-recession GDP per capita level in 2010...

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
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The growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America in the 2000s: Dominican Republic country study

During the 2000s, the Dominican Republic experienced above-average economic growth along with mixed results in labour market indicators. GDP per capita stagnated through 2004 and, for the most part, grew rapidly from 2005 through 2012...

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
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The growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America in the 2000s: Costa Rica country study

In the 2000s, Costa Rica experienced moderate economic growth and a general improvement in labour market conditions. From 2000 to 2012, Costa Rica grew at the Latin American average...

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
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The growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America in the 2000s: Colombia country study

Between 2000 and 2013, Colombia experienced rapid economic growth. The country suffered a slowdown at the beginning of the period and during the international crisis of 2008, but during both slowdowns, the growth rate never turned negative...

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
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The growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America in the 2000s: Chile country study

During the 2000s Chile achieved rapid economic growth and improved most labour market indicators: the unemployment rate fell; the mix of employment by occupational position and sector improved; the educational level of the employed population, the pe...

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
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The growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America in the 2000s: Brazil country study

During the 2000s, Brazil experienced slow economic growth and a substantial improvement in labour market indicators. From 2001 to 2012, Brazil grew less than the Latin American average...

Economic development Income distribution Labor market
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The growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America in the 2000s: Bolivia country study

During the 2000s Bolivia experienced moderate economic growth and improved all labour market indicators...

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
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The growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America in the 2000s: Argentina country study

Argentina experienced a decline in the early years of the 2000s, from 2000 to 2002, in GDP and in most labour market indicators, followed by improvements in nearly all of them, tracing out a U-shaped pattern...

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
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What Mozambique Can Do to Achieve Rapid Economic and Social Progress

In the more than two decades since democratic elections signalled a new era in Mozambique , a great deal has been accomplished...

Agriculture Economic development Econometric models (Economic development)
Journal Article
First Order Dominance Analysis: Child Wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo

This paper performs a multidimensional first order dominance analysis of child wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

Children Measurement (Poverty) Methodology (Poverty)
Research Brief
A colonial legacy?: Income inequality in former British African colonies

The presence of European colonial powers in Africa has left a long-lasting legacy that has severely impacted their development trajectories...

Colonies Economic development Equality and inequality
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Mozambique: Off-track or Temporarily Sidelined?

Since 1994, a great deal has been accomplished. We argue that poverty reduction was temporarily sidelined in the 2000s...

Economic development Economic growth Equality and inequality
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Inequality of Opportunity in Educational Achievements: Cross-country and Intertemporal Comparisons

This paper evaluates fairness in educational achievements through the ordered pair (W EEOp , I EOp ) whose components provide: (i) A measure of social welfare which accounts for the achievement of less-advantaged pupils and (ii) a synthetic index of ...

Education Equality and inequality Public welfare
Research Brief
The political economy of food price policy in Egypt

The Egyptian food system has been affected by both global food markets and domestic factors...

Agriculture Fiscal policy Food industry and trade
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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
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