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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.
Nico Ravanilla, Allen Hicken - World Development, 2023

Part of Journal Special Issue Clientelist Politics and Development

– Transforming informal work and livelihoods in developing countries
Gary S. Fields, T.H. Gindling, Kunal Sen, Michael Danquah, Simone Schotte - Oxford University Press, 2023

BOOK IN PRODUCTION, SCHEDULED FOR PUBLICATION IN 2023 | Using a range of countries from the Global South, this book examines heterogeneity within informal work by applying a common conceptual framework and empirical methodology. The country studies use panel data to study the...

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, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, Kunal Sen - World Development, 2023

FORTHCOMING SPECIAL ISSUE/COLLECTION IN WORLD DEVELOPMENT (journal), INDIVIDUAL ARTICLES ON OPEN ACCESS | Political clientelism — which reflects strategic, discretionary, and targeted exchange of private goods and services for political support to the incumbent — has...

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– The changing nature of work and inequality
Carlos Gradín, Piotr Lewandowski, Simone Schotte, Kunal Sen - Oxford University Press, 2023 - Oxford

BOOK IN PRODUCTION – ESTIMATED FOR PUBLICATION IN SUMMER 2023 Developed countries have experienced a polarization in earnings and in employment, namely stronger growth in the earnings and jobs for the most and least skilled workers at the expense of those in the middle. This pattern...

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– The case of post-war migration in Mozambique
Maimuna Ibraimo, Eva-Maria Egger - UNU-WIDER, 2023 - Helsinki, Finland

Internal migration plays an important role in the economic development of individuals, their families, and their country. This study describes Mozambique’s most common migration patterns from 1992 until 2017 using data from three population censuses. We focus on the most important moves...

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– A systematic literature review
Simone Schotte, Tharcisio Leone, Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2023 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper provides a systematic review of quantitative literature investigating the success of affirmative action policies in addressing socio-economic inequalities between ethnic groups in education and employment. We focus on two of the most influential national experiences: caste-based...

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– A systematic review of the literature
Simone Schotte, Rachel M. Gisselquist, Tharcisio Leone - UNU-WIDER, 2023 - Helsinki, Finland

Despite the good intentions behind affirmative action policies to mediate ‘horizontal inequalities’ between ethnic groups, the evidence on their effectiveness remains open to debate. In this study, we conduct a systematic review of the literature with global scope, to add new clarity...

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– Evidence from forced resettlement in Zimbabwe
Shelley Liu - UNU-WIDER, 2023 - Helsinki, Finland

How does wartime victimization shape victims’ political attitudes in the long run? We argue that violence increases politics’ salience to victimized communities, which in turn increases these communities’ political awareness and evaluation of governance quality decades after war...

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