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– 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...

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

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

Many low- and middle-income countries are achieving good rates of economic growth, while high inequality remains a priority concern. Some countries meanwhile have low growth, high inequality, and pervasive poverty—often linked to their fragility. There is now active debate on how countries...

– Four lessons for Africa
John Page, Finn Tarp - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Industrial policy has finally moved away from the arid debate on ‘picking winners’ versus ‘levelling the playing field’. Today, there is growing understanding that the market imperfections on which the theoretical arguments for industrial policy rest are pervasive,...

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