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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.
Michael Danquah, Bazoumana Ouattara - , 2023

A plethora of work has been done on the effectiveness of foreign aid. However, virtually none of the previous cross- country macro studies have investigated the impact of aid on social cohesion. Yet, in order to promote the achievement of the targets in SDG 16, donors and global partners of...

Blog
– Bosses are part of the problem
Ihsaan Bassier - , 0

South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world. This income inequality is mostly due to high unemployment and large differences in wages. In South Africa today, economists and policymakers typically focus on worker characteristics such as education to address wage...

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.
Eva-Maria Egger, Cecilia Poggi, Héctor Rufrancos - Oxford Economic Papers, 0

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW  |  We explore the relationship between household welfare and informality, measuring household informality as the share of members’ activities (hours worked or income) without social insurance. We discretize these measures into four bins or portfolios...

– Simulando diferentes cenários para atualização e expansão do PSSB
Márcia C. Chelengo, José Cardoso, Gito Mataba - , 0

O Programa Subsídio Social Básico (PSSB) é um programa de transferência de renda mensal, não condicional, por tempo indeterminado, com o objectivo de reforçar o bem-estar da população pobre e vulnerável. São actualmente...

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.
Diksha Arora, Elissa Braunstein, Stephanie Seguino - World Development, 0

Part of Journal Special Issue Women’s Work

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 Indonesia
Niken Kusumawardhani, Rezanti Pramana, Nurmala Selly Saputri, Daniel Suryadarma - World Development, 0

Part of Journal Special Issue Women’s Work

Kunal Sen, Anustup Kundu - GlobalDev.org , 2023 - London, UK

In recent decades, India has experienced rapid economic growth alongside radical affirmative action programs enacted since independence. This column explores what we know about the impact on social mobility. While there is some evidence of educational mobility, occupational mobility has not...

– A global leader in development economics
Finn Tarp, Tony Addison, Kunal Sen - UNU-WIDER, 2023 - Helsinki, Finland

(19 March 1952 – 24 December 2022) It is with the greatest sadness and a deep sense of grief and shock that we received the news of the passing of Professor Martin Ravallion at the age of 70. He was to us a long-time friend and colleague, and a much valued contributor to our research and...

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