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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.
Sowmya Dhanaraj - World Development, 2019

This paper investigates if residing in a joint family affects non-farm employment for married women in rural India. Our estimates based on a longitudinal survey of over 27,000 women conducted in 2005 and 2012, and using the conditional logistic regression and instrumental variable...

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

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...

– Introducing the GRD Explorer
Kyle McNabb - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Let’s face it, data is important. It sits at the core of almost everything that we in the development economics research community do. However, the way in which we use, share, understand, interpret and present data is more important still. Therefore, we are delighted to share with you the...

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– The case of indigenous Australians
Alan Duncan, Astghik Mavisakalyan, Yashar Tarverdi - Applied Economics, 2019

This paper provides new insights on the labour market discrimination faced by indigenous Australians one of the most disadvantaged indigenous populations in developed countries. Combining two large, nationally representative datasets, we decompose the employment gap between indigenous and non-...

– A report from the stakeholder workshop - 15 November 2018, Pretoria, South Africa
Timothy Shipp - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

I found myself in the third-floor conference rooms of a Pretoria hotel for a meeting with economists, researchers, and policymakers involved in the SA-TIED programme. We had gathered here to discuss research progress in SA-TIED for two of the six work streams: Public revenue...

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 Mexico’s Progresa-Oportunidades-Prospera Programme
Serena Masino, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa - The Journal of Development Studies, 2018

This paper follows a quasi-experimental research design to assess the impact of the electronic payment system of Mexico’s Progresa-Oportunidades-Prospera (POP) programme. The switch from cash payments to electronic payments delivered via savings accounts is found to have medium-term...

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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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