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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.
Carol Newman, John Rand, Finn Tarp, Neda Trifković - Journal of Development Studies, 2020

Using a representative sample of more than 5,000 Vietnamese enterprises, we explore the firm-level productivity effects of corporate social responsibility (CSR). The data enables us to create 12 quantitative CSR measures, which can be grouped into two broader categories related to management 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.
– The role of firm-level relationships for knowledge transfers in Africa and Asia
Carol Newman, John Page, John Rand, Måns Söderbom, Abebe Shimeles, Finn Tarp - Journal of Development Studies, 2020

This study combines evidence from interviews in seven countries with (i) government institutions responsible for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), (ii) 102 multinationals (MNEs), and (iii) 226 domestic firms linked to these foreign affiliates as suppliers, customers, or competitors, to...

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 - World Development, 2020

External validity is a major challenge for experimental research. I offer a new perspective on this challenge, drawing on work on case studies and causal inference – the sort of material regularly covered in introductory methods courses in political science – to reflect on the use of...

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.
– Are Factors Outside Individual Responsibility Persistent Over Time?
Rajius Idzalika, Maria C. Lo Bue - Journal of Development Studies, 0

Not all sources of inequality in educational achievements are fair. But how strong and persistent is the burden of unequal opportunities that each person carries on in their life? In this paper, we define individual indices of the burden of circumstances, which measure the effect that 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.
Niels Johannesen, Thomas Torslov, Ludvig Wier - The World Bank Economic Review, 0

ARTICLE ON EARLY VIEW: This paper uses a global dataset with information about 210,000 corporations in 142 countries to investigate whether tax avoidance by multinational firms is more prevalent in less-developed countries. The paper proposes a novel approach to studying cross-border...

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Amina Ebrahim, Kezia Lilenstein - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

In 2016, we joined a project in South Africa working to make tax data available for research purposes. Tax authorities collect an enormous amount of data on companies and individuals, data that is useful for economics research and economic policy-making, and the potential to learn from such a...

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
John Page, Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Wilfred C. Lombe - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Caesar Cheelo, Robert Liebenthal - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Robert Liebenthal, Caesar Cheelo - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Ritwika Sen - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Emanuele Colonnelli, Nicole Ntungire - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– How much, when, and how will it be governed?
Sebastian Wolf, Vishal Aditya Potluri - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Are there benefits for Tanzania?
Mia Ellis, Margaret McMillan - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Geraldine J. Kikwasi, Cecilia Escalante - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Adapting to new realities
Mark Henstridge - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

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