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Journal Article
Gender and distributional preferences: Experimental evidence from India

We conduct a lab experiment to assess whether gender of dictators and recipients, and distributional preferences affect allocations in a modified dictator game where both parties perform a cognitive task and the resulting pie to be split is the sum o...

Discrimination in employment Equality and inequality Women
Journal Article
Tenure Insecurity, Climate Variability and Renting out Decisions among Female Small-Holder Farmers in Ethiopia

Part of Journal Special Issue Economics of climate change impacts on developing countries

Agriculture Econometric models (Economic development) Land tenure
Working Paper
Children and the youth in rural Viet Nam

Structural transformation in rural Viet Nam has led to rising incomes and a diversification of livelihoods away from agriculture...

Children Education Ethnic relations
Journal Article
Liberia's Gender-Sensitive Police Reform: Improving Representation and Responsiveness in a Post-Conflict Setting

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Assistance for Peacebuilding

Aeronautics, Commercial Conflict management Economic assistance and foreign aid
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
Gender and distributional preferences: Experimental evidence from India

We conduct a lab experiment to assess whether gender of dictators and recipients, and distributional preferences affect allocations in a modified dictator game where both parties perform a cognitive task and the resulting pie to be split is the sum o...

Discrimination in employment Equality and inequality Women
Working Paper
Spatial and temporal analyses of women’s wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

This paper sets out to investigate the wellbeing of women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)...

Health Microeconomics Poverty
Book Chapter
Gender, Economic Growth, and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 2...

Economic development Fiscal policy Income distribution
Book Chapter
An Empirical Analysis of the Economics of Marriage in Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 2. Marriage is the single most important contractual arrangement youth in North Africa undertake as they navigate their transition to adulthood...

Economic aspects (Families) Game theory Power (Economics)
Journal Article
Gesture Politics or Real Commitment?: Gender Inequality and the Allocation of Aid

We investigate whether donors give more aid to countries with larger gender gaps in education, health, or women’s rights, and whether they reward improvements in those indicators...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Economic development) Health expenditures
Blog
The Future of Development – Aid and Beyond
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Just over a year ago, in March 2014, UNU-WIDER published a report entitled: What do we know about aid as we approach 2015?...

Biodiversity conservation Children Climatic changes
Book
African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization: Employment, politics, and prospects for change

The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners...

Discrimination in employment Economic development Rural development
Book Chapter
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 Labor supply
Blog
Inequality in South Africa - An Interview with Murray Leibbrandt

At the UNU-WIDER Inequality conference September 2014 we interviewed Murray Leibbrandt, Professor of Economics at the University of Cape Town on issues of inequality in South Africa...

Children Economic policy Education
Blog
Why Ending Malnutrition is a Quintessential 21st Century Development Goal
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In the run up to the announcement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) in September every development issue is clamouring for attention...

Climatic changes Environment Equality and inequality
Research Brief
How can aid promote the empowerment of women?

Aid projects that specifically target women tend be better at increasing gender equality than those that mainstream gender...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Entrepreneurship Feminist economics
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