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José Antonio Ocampo - Oxford University Press, 2017 - Oxford, United Kingdom

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. International financial crises have plagued the world in recent decades,...

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– The case of abortion in El Salvador
Jocelyn Viterna, Jose Santos Guardado Bautista, Silvia Ivette Juarez Barrios, Alba Evelyn Cortez - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

States’ governance of gender is not unidirectional. In addition to ‘stagnation’ and ‘progress’, there can be an active reversal of rights already granted to women. Using the case of abortion rights in El Salvador, this paper investigates the following questions:...

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– Puzzles solved and unsolved
Raymundo M. Campos-Vázquez, Nora Lustig - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

We analyse the evolution and proximate determinants of labour income inequality in Mexico between 1989 and 2017. Labour income inequality increased between 1989 and 1994 and declined between 1994 and 2006. What happened after 2006 is subject to uncertainty. The national labour force survey...

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– The recent Ghanaian experience
Mahamudu Bawumia, Håvard Halland - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper analyses the evolution of fiscal and monetary variables in Ghana, from the discovery of oil in 2007 through to 2014. It documents the deterioration of fiscal and monetary discipline over this period, which resulted in a rebound of debt, a deterioration of the external balance, and a...

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Kyle McNabb - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

The Government Revenue Dataset (GRD) was launched in September 2014 and, in the few years since, has gone on to be recognized as the go-to source for researchers and policymakers seeking cross-country data on government revenues and taxes. However, as with any such project, successive rounds of...

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– Evidence from a 2016 rural household survey in 12 provinces of Viet Nam
Luciano Ayala-cantu, Tara Beni, Thomas Markussen, Gaia Narciso, Carol Newman, Anuj Singh, Saurabh Singhal, Finn Tarp, Helge Zille - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Tiếp nối sự thành công của chương trình cải cách Đổi mới, Việt Nam đã gặt hái được rất nhiều thành tựu kinh tế về tăng trưởng và giảm nghèo, Việt nam đã phát triển nhanh hơn các nước đang phát triển kh...

Sam Jones - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Mozambique, in common with many other developing countries, has achieved impressive increases in access to education. Since 2000, the number of children attending primary school has more than doubled, as have the number of schools. Enrolment into secondary school also has risen rapidly — in...

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– 1990–2015
Carlos A. Ibarra, Jaime Ros - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper studies the decline of the labour share in Mexico during the period 1990–2015. It calculates the wage share and alternative measures of the labour income share (which includes labour income of the self-employed) for the whole economy, the private business sector, and its major...

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– Evidence from dry cereals in schools in Burkina Faso
Pouirkèta Rita Nikiema - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Food for Education (FFE) programmes have been implemented in developing countries since the 1960s. This paper examines the impact of the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) school feeding programme on pupils’ attendance and girls’ enrolment rate within primary schools in northern Burkina...

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