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Enrique Alaniz, T. H. Gindling, Catherine Mata, Diego Rojas - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

We divide workers into six work statuses: formal self-employed, upper-tier informal self-employed, lower-tier informal self-employed, formal wage-employed, upper-tier informal wage-employed, and lower-tier informal wage-employed. In both Costa Rica and Nicaragua, earnings are highest for...

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Enrique Alaniz, Alma Espino, T. H. Gindling - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

We study the labour market dynamics of men and women in El Salvador and Nicaragua, focusing on the factors that help men and women move into an advantageous labour market state from an unfavourable state. We consider ‘advantageous’ states to be formal salaried employees and self-...

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Martin Gramatikov, Maurits Barendrecht, Margot Kokke, Robert Porter, Morly Frishman, Andrea Morales - Routledge, 2017
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Rachel M. Gisselquist - Routledge, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 licence. It is free to read at www.tandfebooks.com and offered as a free PDF download from Taylor & Francis Group and selected open access locations. Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected...

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

Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected areas is a core component of peacebuilding. It includes support for the restoration of core government functions, delivery of basic services, the rule of law, and economic revitalization. Yet, while aid has been among the largest...

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Martin Gramatikov, Maurits Barendrecht, Margot Kokke, Robert Porter, Morly Frishman, Andrea Morales - International Peacekeeping, 2015 - London, United Kingdom

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Assistance for Peacebuilding

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Ben D’Exelle, Marrit van den Berg - Review of Income and Wealth, 2014

Part of Journal Special Issue Poverty, Development, and Behavioral Economics

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Roger Williamson - UNU-WIDER, 2013 - Helsinki, Finland

30 October 2013 Roger Williamson The UNU-WIDER meeting held last week in New York on the topic of fragility and aid argued forcefully that you cannot ‘fix’ failed states as you would a broken window. Drawing on over 80 papers from the governance and fragility theme of the ReCom...

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Maurits Barendrecht, Margot Kokke, Martin Gramatikov, Robert Porter, Morly Frishman, Andrea Morales - UNU-WIDER, 2013 - Helsinki, Finland

Facilitadores Judiciales is a programme run by the Organization of the American States and the Nicaraguan judiciary. The main objective of the programme is to improve access to justice for the disadvantaged people in Nicaragua. From 1998 to 2010 the programme was implemented in almost all rural and...

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Ben D’Exelle, Marrit van den Berg - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

We study the influence of economic inequality on co-operation and aid distribution in community-based development schemes. For this, we organized a field experiment in which community members contributed to a collective effort to attract aid. We find that devolving aid distribution to community...

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Karen Macours, Renos Vakis - World Development, 2010
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Karen Macours, Renos Vakis - UNU-WIDER, 2008 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper provides unique evidence of the positive consequences of seasonal migration for investments in early childhood development. We analyse migration in a poor shock-prone border region in rural Nicaragua where it offers one of the main household income diversification and risk coping...

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Manuel R. Agosin - UNU-WIDER, 2001 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper discusses the experience with opening up to the global economy of two small Central American countries, Honduras and Nicaragua. They have both strengthened democratic processes and reduced defence expenditure dramatically. Both have liberalized their trade régimes in the...

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Bill Gibson - World Development, 1996

Part of Journal Special Issue Sustainable Development

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