Journal Article: How polarized is the global income distribution?
The interest in the level of global inequality has surged in recent years. This paper complements existing estimates of global inequality by providing the first estimates of the level of bipolarization of the global income distribution.
Policy Brief: The business environment of Mozambican manufacturing firms
The 2017 Survey of Mozambican Manufacturing Firms builds on data collected in 2012 from surviving firms to trace how changing economic conditions have affected the development of firms over five years.
Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity
The central goal of the project is to support inclusive growth, growth that substantially improves the living standards of the Mozambican population.
Journal Special Issue: Fiscal Policy, State Building and Economic Development
This journal presents a synopsis of the contextual conditions, factors and challenges under which the recent evolution of tax systems has taken place. The journal, as the studies in this collection, gives special emphasis to the role natural endowments, p
UNU Annual Report 2017
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Sustainable Development Explorer
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PresentationASREC Europe 2016
The Association for the Study of Religion, Economics and Culture (ASREC) held a conference at the University of Copenhagen on 16-17 May 2016.
Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 2.4Behavioral economics Poverty Income
PresentationOptimal taxation from a behavioral viewpoint: Implications for redistributive policies
Jukka Pirttilä presented 'Optimal taxation from a behavioral viewpoint: Implications for redistributive policies' at the University of Verona, Winter School of Inequality and social welfare theory, 2015...
ProjectNew approaches to measuring poverty and vulnerability
Theme: Climate changeNew Directions in Development Economics Poverty measurement Vulnerability