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Andreas Backhaus, Elke Loichinger - UNU-WIDER, 2022 - Helsinki, Finland

Several sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries have achieved substantial economic growth in the past 30 years. Likewise, access to education has considerably expanded, as reflected in rising enrolment rates for both men and women. Female labour force participation (FLFP) rates, however, are stagnant...

– Overcoming the developer’s dilemma
Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Kunal Sen, Andy Sumner, Arief Anshory Yusuf - UNU-WIDER, 2022

There are multiple pathways of structural transformation and different inequality dynamics of each. Rising inequality is not inevitable — policies make a difference. Broad-based economic development requires public policies to address any upward pressure on inequality. A...

– Opportunities and salutary lessons
Alan R. Roe - UNU-WIDER, 2022 - Helsinki, Finland

In a series of high-level UN Roundtables, in which I participated in 2021, experts and stakeholders explored the risks and opportunities presented by the global clean energy transition. Discussions included the prospects for lower-income countries arising from the electric vehicle (EV) revolution...

Alan R. Roe - UNU-WIDER, 2022 - Helsinki, Finland

Electric vehicles (EVs) are confidently expected to decarbonize road transportation, contribute substantially to the net zero agenda, and so help to solve the climate crisis. But as Ben Jones points out in a recent WIDER Working Paper, a rapid growth of global supplies of minerals and rare metals...

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.
– The case of Renta Dignidad
Carla Canelas, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa - Journal of Development Studies, 2022

Part of Journal Special Issue What sustains informality

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.
– The role of trade and labour policies on informality
Rita K. Almeida, Lourenço S. Paz, Jennifer P. Poole - Journal of Development Studies, 2022

Part of Journal Special Issue What sustains informality

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.
– A study of interactions between formal and informal sector firms
Ajit Mishra - Journal of Development Studies, 2022

Part of Journal Special Issue What sustains informality

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.
Hanna Berkel, Finn Tarp - Journal of Development Studies, 2022

Part of Journal Special Issue What sustains informality

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.
– The nature of informal employment in urban Mexico
Robert Duval-Hernández - Journal of Development Studies, 2022

Part of Journal Special Issue What sustains informality

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.
– Evidence from Mexican informal and formal workers
Emily Conover, Melanie Khamis, Sarah Pearlman - Journal of Development Studies, 2022

Part of Journal Special Issue What sustains informality

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.
Kunal Sen, Michael Danquah, Simone Schotte - Journal of Development Studies, 2022

Part of Journal Special Issue What sustains informality

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.
Sefa Awaworyi Churchill, Michael Danquah - Journal of Development Studies, 2022

Part of Journal Special Issue What sustains informality

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.
Daniel Grieco, Francesco Bripi - Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2022

Anecdotal evidence suggests that involving beneficiaries in charity decision-making ensures better governance processes. This study provides the first experimental test of the effects of beneficiaries’ participation in the decision of how to spend a charity's funds. We consider four...

Journal Special Issue This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Kunal Sen, Michael Danquah, Simone Schotte - Journal of Development Studies, 2022

The special issue contributes significantly to critical issues related to the nature of informal employment and its determinants, how informal firms can grow their business and productivity, and the effects of labour market regulations and social insurance policies on informality.

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– Mediation effects of institutional quality on manufacturing sector exports and innovation in developing countries
Achinthya Koswatta - UNU-WIDER, 2022 - Helsinki, Finland

Studies show that when exports go up, innovation goes up as well. But what is the mediating effect of domestic institutions in the association between exports and innovation? If any, which institutions are more likely to improve exports and innovation in developing countries, and how? To...

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– Exploring past policy trajectories and simulating future paths
Roosa Lambin, Milla Nyyssölä, Alexis Bernigaud - UNU-WIDER, 2022 - Helsinki, Finland

Tanzania has expanded its social protection framework significantly over the past decade, but the country continues to grapple with important gender inequalities. This paper examines, first, the evolution and effects of Tanzania’s social protection policies since the 2000s, from the...

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