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– Shreya Bhattacharya - 2018 PhD Fellow
UNU-WIDER, Shreya Bhattacharya - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

In the fall of 2018 UNU-WIDER welcomed 11 doctoral students from around the world as part of our PhD Fellowship Programme. The students, from Ghana, India, Malaysia, Brazil, Ethiopia and Kenya, came to UNU-WIDER for three months to work on their research under the guidance of a UNU-WIDER...

– Pui Yi Wong - 2018 PhD Fellow
UNU-WIDER, Pui Yi Wong - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

In the fall of 2018 UNU-WIDER welcomed 11 doctoral students from around the world as part of our PhD Fellowship Programme. The students, from Ghana, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Ethiopia, Togo and Kenya, came to UNU-WIDER for three months to work on their research under the guidance of a UNU-WIDER...

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.
Ulrik Beck, Saurabh Singhal, Finn Tarp - American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2019

Volatility in commodity markets poses a distinct risk to farmers in developing countries who rely on cash crop agriculture. We combine a time series of international coffee prices with a long-running panel on coffee-growing households in Vietnam to investigate coping mechanisms employed by...

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.
Sowmya Dhanaraj - World Development, 2019

This paper investigates if residing in a joint family affects non-farm employment for married women in rural India. Our estimates based on a longitudinal survey of over 27,000 women conducted in 2005 and 2012, and using the conditional logistic regression and instrumental variable...

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.
Lars Waldorf - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based 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.
– Understanding the Limits to Reform
Scott D. Taylor - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based 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.
Rina Agarwala - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

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– Tensions and Trade-offs of Land Registration and Titling in Sub-Saharan Africa
Catherine Boone - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based 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.
Wendy Hunter - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based 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.
– Legal Agency and Access to Justice for Indigenous Peoples in Latin America
Daniel M. Brinks - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based 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.
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

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 - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

The articles in the forthcoming special issue are already available online on full open access. The special issue will be officially published in March 2019, vol. 55, issue 3. Legal empowerment has become widely accepted in development policy circles as an approach to addressing poverty and...

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– Evidence from South Africa
Amina Ebrahim, Jukka Pirttilä - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

The paper examines the incidence and employment impacts of the Employment Tax Incentive, a South African wage subsidy system that is targeted at the employers of low-wage youth. The paper uses a triple differences strategy and survey and administrative data, covering the universe of South...

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Amina Ebrahim, Chris Axelson - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

The availability of anonymized individual tax return data can contribute to a deeper understanding of the drivers behind the high levels of inequality and unemployment in South Africa. In the recent past, researchers have examined either payroll or personal income tax data. This paper explains...

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– Lessons to be learned from ASEAN
Sandy Lowitt - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

There is general agreement at present that the Southern African Development Community needs to re-imagine itself and breathe new life into its somewhat moribund structure. The European Union is often presented as the textbook example to be followed by other regional associations—a rules-...

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– Poverty dynamics and inequality in South Africa, 2008–2017
Rocco Zizzamia, Simone Schotte, Murray Leibbrandt - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Longitudinal surveys can give insight into economic mobility, which allows us to understand how markers of (dis)advantage are consequential in determining material conditions in the present, and how these markers structure economic opportunity over time. In this paper we show that this dynamic...

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