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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.
Lars Waldorf - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

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.
– Understanding the Limits to Reform
Scott D. Taylor - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

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.
Rina Agarwala - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

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.
– Tensions and Trade-offs of Land Registration and Titling in Sub-Saharan Africa
Catherine Boone - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

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.
Wendy Hunter - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

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.
– Legal Agency and Access to Justice for Indigenous Peoples in Latin America
Daniel M. Brinks - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

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.
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

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.
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

The articles in the forthcoming special issue are already available online on full open access. The special issue will be officially published in March 2019, vol. 55, issue 3. Legal empowerment has become widely accepted in development policy circles as an approach to addressing poverty and...

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 Mozambique
Sam Jones, Steven Glover - World Development, 2019

The impact of commercial farms on smallholders in developing countries remains highly controversial. This study draws on four periods of investments in commercial farming in Mozambique to frame an empirical analysis of their contemporary economic spillovers. We investigate the degree of...

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Heini Salonen - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

The question ‘why is there so little industrialization in Africa?’ has been a key focus of UNU-WIDER researchers and research partners for the last decade. Many Asian economies started their industrialization processes from conditions similar to those that African countries are...

John Page - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

This week I attended the 28th Africa Industrialization Day at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Even sympathetic readers may reasonably ask, why hold another African Industrialization Day at all? The short answer is Africa needs structural change to grow, to create jobs, and to reduce...

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Deepak Nayyar - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Gunnar Myrdal published Asian Drama in 1968, a work which made important analytical contributions to our understanding of development but was deeply pessimistic about Asia’s future prospects. Since then, contrary to Myrdal’s expectations, Asia’s development has been...

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– The case of middle-income countries from the LIS database
Daniele Checchi, Andrej Cupak, Teresa Munzi, Janet Gornick - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

This study presents new empirical results, using microdata from the LIS database, on development patterns in economic inequality for a set of countries that are less covered in the empirical literature, mostly due to the lack of appropriate data. After discussing the main challenges when...

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– A microsimulation analysis on the free Senior High School policy in Ghana
Kwabena Adu-Ababio, Robert Osei - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

The level of income can be directly inferred from the level of education, making education an important variable as a key determinant of better livelihoods and poverty alleviation. However, in most developing countries education is not accessible to all. In Ghana—although basic education...

Vanda Castelo, José Cardoso, Finório Castigo, Gemma Wright - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

The tax-benefit microsimulation model developed for Mozambique, MOZMOD, has proved to be valuable in analysing the impacts and budget implications of a new policy proposal in Mozambique. The importance of the tool has also been recognized in the government. Tax-benefit microsimulation helps to...

– New gas finds, investments, and their implications in Mozambique
UNU-WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Large flows of foreign investments have not been translated into a boom for the Mozambican economy. On the contrary, they have foreshadowed a sustained period of deep economic difficulty for the country. What is the story behind this phenomenon and what are its implications? Mozambique has...

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