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– The Mozambican experience 2008/2009
Channing Arndt, M. Azhar Hussain, Vincenzo Salvucci, Lars Peter Østerdal - Economics & Human Biology, 2016 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

A propitiously timed household survey carried out in Mozambique over the period 2008/2009 permits us to study the relationship between shifts in food prices and child nutrition status in a low income setting.We focus on weight-for-height and weight-for-age in different survey quarters characterized...

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– An overview of concepts, methods, and data sources
Niels Johannesen, Jukka Pirttilä - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper offers a critical review of the methods used to estimate the extent of capital flight and illicit financial flows from developing countries.The largest estimates in the literature are based on imperfect methods with a great margin for error. Emerging new studies have built on approaches...

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– How large is the effect of top incomes?
Vanesa Jorda, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

In this paper, we estimate the recent evolution of global interpersonal inequality and examine the effect of omitted top incomes on the level and direction of global inequality. We propose a methodology to estimate the truncation point of household surveys by combining information on income shares...

Blog
Tony Addison, Alan R. Roe - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

To read this blog, on a computer screen or mobile phone (or even paper!), a manufacturing process ­used plastics derived from oil, and metals mined from ores. Many of the materials are non-renewable (oil, gas, metals), some are recycled, and some are from renewable sources (perhaps the paper...

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– Rwanda’s Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme
Tom Lavers - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper examines the political economy of Rwanda’s Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme, concluding that strong government commitment to the programme has been shaped by the specific characteristics of the political settlement that was established around 2000.For the Rwandan government, the...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, Laurence Roope, Finn Tarp - The review of income and wealth, 2016

This paper measures trends in global interpersonal inequality during 1975–2010 using data from the most recent version of the World Income Inequality Database (WIID). The picture that emerges using ‘absolute,’ and even ‘centrist’ measures of inequality, is very...

Carol Newman, John Rand, John Page, Abebe Shimeles, Måns Soderbom, Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2016
Nguyen Thi Tue Ann, Luu Minh Duc, Trinh Duc Chieu - Oxford University Press, 2016
– Policies, Lessons, and Opportunities
Sokty Chhair, Luyna Ung - Oxford University Press, 2016
Isaac Shinyekwa, Julius Kiiza, Eria Hisali, Marios Obwona - Oxford University Press, 2016
– Industrial Policy in the Transition to Middle-Income Status
Mohamed Ayadi, Wided Mattoussi - Oxford University Press, 2016
Jamal Msami, Samuel Wangwe - Oxford University Press, 2016
– Then and Now
Fatou Cissé, Ji Eun Choi, Mathilde Maurel - Oxford University Press, 2016
– Opportunities and Challenges in a Resource-Rich Country
Louis N. Chete, John Olatunji Adeoti, Foluso M Adeyinka, O. Ogundele - Oxford University Press, 2016
– Sufficient to Face the Winds of Globalization?
Antonio Cruz, Dina Guambe, Constantino Pedro Marrengula, Amosse Francisco Ubisse - Oxford University Press, 2016
– Policies, Performance and Prospects
Dianah Ngui, Jacob Chege, Peter Kimuyu - Oxford University Press, 2016
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