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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.
– The Case of Viet Nam
Tho Pham, Oleksandr Talavera - World Development, 2018

This paper examines the relationship among gender, social capital, and access to finance of micro, small, and medium enterprises in the manufacturing sector in Viet Nam. Our dataset is from the 2011, 2013, and 2015 results of the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Survey in Viet Nam. Using...

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 - European Economic Review, 2018

We investigate the relationship between corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices of domestic Vietnamese firms and their engagement with foreign markets. We develop a measure of CSR that combines compliance with labour standards, management commitment to CSR, and corporate community related...

Channing Arndt, Finn Tarp - , 0

In broad terms, the climate challenge is relatively straightforward. Global average temperatures are rising because of anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases. Continuation of current levels of emissions or (worse) continued growth in emissions throughout the twenty-first century could result...

Blog
James Stewart - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki

In the 1980s Mozambique was one of the poorest countries in the world. Since then, the country has recovered from civil war to grow by an average of 7% each year. According to the latest national poverty assessment, carried out as part of the ‘Inclusive growth in Mozambique’ project,...

Blog
Ricardo Santos - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

In late November 2017 more than 100 people gathered in Maputo, Mozambique, to participate in a joint reflection on poverty and inequality in the country. Research presented touched on issues aimed at making growth more inclusive, ranging from gender equality to agricultural investment...

Blog
Saurabh Singhal, Yao Pan - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Several large-scale efforts have been made to combat malaria in the last decade under the Millennium Development Goals, and while these have led to a rapid decline in cases, malaria continues to exact a heavy toll on sub-Saharan Africa, both in terms of human life and economic cost. Given the...

Blog
Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki

While many WIDER Development Conferences emerge from ongoing projects, our latest conference in October — ‘Migration and mobility: New frontiers for research and policy’ — offered a different opportunity: to focus attention on an important cross-cutting topic in much of...

Blog
– Evidence from Delhi University colleges
Smriti Sharma, Saurabh Singhal, Subha Mani, Utteeyo Dasgupta - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki

College is an important milestone in life that is believed to develop several aspects of an individual's human capital, broadly defined to include both cognitive and socio-emotional traits. Consequently, there is great emphasis on obtaining admission into a more selective college. This column...

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 Ghana
Wisdom Akpalu, Ametefee K. Normanyo - Ecological Economics, 2017

To attract greater levels of foreign direct investment into their gold-mining sectors, many mineral-rich countries in sub-Saharan Africa have been willing to overlook serious instances of mining company non-compliance with environmental standards. These lapses in regulatory oversight...

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.
James B. Davies, Rodrigo Lluberas, Anthony F. Shorrocks - The review of income and wealth, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue 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.
– A general approach with application to South Africa
Martin Wittenberg, Murray Leibbrandt - The review of income and wealth, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue 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.
– Analyzing income distribution changes for the case of Mexico
Robert Duval-Hernández, Gary S. Fields, George H. Jakubson - The review of income and wealth, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue 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.
– Relatively lower, absolutely higher
Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, Laurence Roope, Finn Tarp - The review of income and wealth, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue 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.
– Two definitions of a vulnerability line and their empirical application
Hai‐Anh H. Dang, Peter Lanjouw - The review of income and wealth, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue 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.
– Patterns of polarization in Nigeria
Fabio Clementi, Andrew L Dabalen, Vasco Molini, Francesco Schettino - The review of income and wealth, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue 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.
– Measurement, trends, impacts and policies
Tony Addison, Jukka Pirttilä, Finn Tarp - The review of income and wealth, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality

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