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Multidimensional poverty of children in Mozambique

We analyse the multidimensional wellbeing of children aged 0–17 in Mozambique and find that 46.3% can be considered multidimensionally poor. A substantial divide exists between urban and rural areas and between northern and southern provinces...

Multidimensional poverty Children Child wellbeing
Journal Article
Improving maternal health care in a post-conflict setting: Evidence from Chittagon Hill tracts of Bangladesh

We evaluate a development programme with an important maternal health care component in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh...

Children Health care
Journal Article
Cash Transfers and Gender Differentials in Child Schooling and Labor: Evidence from the Lesotho Child Grants Programme

Part of Journal Special Issue Welfare and distributive effects of social assistance in the Global South

Children Education Labor
Working Paper
Inequality of opportunity in child health in Sudan: Across-region study

This study aims to examine the drivers of inequality of opportunity in health outcome among children below 5 years of age, using the Sudanese 2014 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey...

Health Children Inequality of opportunities
Working Paper
Multidimensional poverty of children in Mozambique

We analyse the multidimensional wellbeing of children aged 0–17 in Mozambique and find that 46.3 per cent can be considered multidimensionally poor...

Multidimensional poverty Children Child wellbeing
Working Paper
Labour migration in Indonesia and the health of children left behind

Economic research on labour migration in the developing world has traditionally focused on the role played by the remittances of overseas migrant labour in the sending country’s economy...

Health Labour migration Children
Working Paper
Fragmenting the family?: The complexity of household migration strategies in post-apartheid South Africa

The disruption of family life is one of the important legacies of South Africa’s colonial and apartheid history...

Children Family migration Mixed methods
Working Paper
Gender differences in child investment behaviour among agricultural households: Evidence from the Lesotho Child Grants Programme

We examine the impacts of an unconditional cash transfer in Lesotho using an experimental impact evaluation design. We find that the cash transfer led to different outcomes for girls and boys, overall favouring secondary school-aged girls...

Children Education Labor
Journal Article
Effects of food price shocks on child malnutrition: The Mozambican experience 2008/2009

A propitiously timed household survey carried out in Mozambique over the period 2008/2009 permits us to study the relationship between shifts in food prices and child nutrition status in a low income setting...

Children Food industry and trade Inflation (Finance)
Journal Article
Ordinal Bivariate Inequality: Concepts and Application to Child Deprivation in Mozambique

This paper introduces a concept of inequality comparisons with ordinal bivariate categorical data...

Children Econometric models Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Ethnic and racial disparities in children’s education: Comparative evidence from Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam

We investigate whether there are racial and ethnic disparities in children’s education in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam...

Children Education
Working Paper
Impact of post-conflict development interventions on maternal healthcare utilization

We evaluate the effectiveness of a post-conflict development programme on maternal health-care utilization in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh...

Children Health care
Journal Article
Costs, and cost-outcome of school feeding programmes and feeding programmes for young children: Evidence and recommendations

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Education Policy, and Development

Children Economic development
Working Paper
Child deprivation and income poverty in Ghana

This study assesses temporal and spatial distribution of child deprivation and income poverty using the fifth and sixth rounds of the Ghana Living Standards Survey...

Children Income Poverty
Working Paper
Estimating multidimensional childhood poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 2007 through 2013

After years of economic decline, conflict, and instability, the Democratic Republic of Congo achieved rapid economic growth in the 2000s along with a reduction in rural consumption poverty...

Children Poverty Public welfare
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Progress in Data and Measurement

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 5.1

Database Inequality Health
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