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– Guidelines for NEP implementation
Naveen Kumar, Vinitha Varghese - UNU-WIDER, 2022 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper documents the state of elementary education in India and China since the 1960s, key lessons for India from China’s shift in focus from ‘quantity’ to ‘quality’, and evidence-based guidelines for effective implementation of India’s New Education Policy...

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– Lessons from 19th-century America and 21st-century China
Yuen Yuen Ang - UNU-WIDER, 2022 - Helsinki, Finland

How do modern fiscal states arise? Perhaps the most dominant explanation, based on the European experience, is that democratic institutions that limited the extractive power of states—exemplified by the 1688 Glorious Revolution in England—paved the way for the rise of fiscal capacity...

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– A case study of social mobility research in the Global South
Yaojun Li - Oxford University Press, 2021
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– A case study of the Eastern Industry Park
Weiwei Chen - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

Despite the Ethiopian government’s commitment to attracting foreign direct investment to its emerging manufacturing sector and its shared interests with Chinese private businesses in building profitable investments, relations between Chinese private businesses and the Ethiopian government...

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Chunbing Xing - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper examines the evolution of China’s industrial and occupational structure in the last two decades and its impact on wage inequality. We find that non-routine cognitive and interpersonal tasks have increased, while routine cognitive tasks first increased and then declined....

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– Evidence from the Han and ethnic minorities in China
Yao Pan, Yishen Liu - Economics of Education Review, 2021

This study investigates the unexpected impact that enforcing birth control policies in China has upon the educational stratification between the Han majority, the policy target group, and ethnic minorities, a partially excluded group. Exploring county-level variation in the value of fines...

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– Different economic models but similarly low levels of socioeconomic mobility
Roy van der Weide, Ambar Narayan - Oxford University Press, 2021 - Oxford
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– Structural change, transition, rent-seeking and corruption, and government policy
Shi Li, Terry Sicular, Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2021 - Oxford
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Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Rui Sun - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

Understanding the relationship between income inequality and economic growth is of utmost importance to economists and social scientists. In this paper we use a Bayesian structural vector autoregression approach to estimate the relationship between inequality and growth via growth and...

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– The case of BRICS
Goodness C. Aye - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

As the world battles with the triple problems of social, economic, and environmental challenges, it has become important to focus both policy and research efforts on these. Therefore, this study examines the effect of wealth inequality on CO2 emissions in five emerging economies: Brazil, Russia,...

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Carl Shu-Ming Lin, Linxiang Ye, Wei Zhang - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

The informal sector has long been viewed as a locus of the disadvantaged, unskilled, and inexperienced workers in under-developed and developing economies. Workers in the informal sector, however, can learn skills and gain experience that could help them switch to better-paying jobs in the formal...

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.
Meng Cai, Ximing Yue - China Economic Review, 2020

Part of Journal Special Issue Income inequalities and redistribution in China

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– Data collection and the impact on income inequality
Qinghai Li, Shi Li, Haiyuan Wan - China Economic Review, 2020

Part of Journal Special Issue Income inequalities and redistribution in China

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.
Chuliang Luo, Shi Li, Terry Sicular - China Economic Review, 2020

Part of Journal Special Issue Income inequalities and redistribution in China

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– A comparative approach with India
Carlos Gradín, Binbin Wu - China Economic Review, 2020

Part of Journal Special Issue Income inequalities and redistribution in China

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– 1988-2013
Björn Gustafsson, Haiyuan Wan - China Economic Review, 2020

Part of Journal Special Issue Income inequalities and redistribution in China

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