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Inequality by population groups and income sources: Accounting for inequality changes in Spain during the recession

I discuss a new approach which decomposes inequality into the contributions of population groups by income sources...

Decomposition Recession Earnings inequality
Working Paper
Labour market polarization in South Africa: A decomposition analysis

There is evidence from developed countries that technical change affects not only the employment intensity of production, but also the occupational composition of employment...

Decomposition Labour market Polarization
Working Paper
Inequality by population groups and income sources: Accounting for inequality changes in Spain during the recession

I discuss a new approach which decomposes inequality into the contributions of population groups by income sources...

Decomposition Recession Earnings inequality
Research Brief
The gender wage gap in post-apartheid South Africa

The World Bank reports that the world loses US$160 trillion in human capital wealth due to gender wage inequality every year. Inequality is not just an issue of fairness...

Labour force participation Gender gap wage gap
Journal Article
Investigating Growing Inequality in Mozambique

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Inequality Mozambique Decomposition
Working Paper
Distributional changes in the gender wage gap in the post-apartheid South African labour market

This paper investigates the evolution of the gender wage gap in South Africa, using the 1993–2015 Post-Apartheid Labour Market Series data set. The changes in the gap are heterogeneous across the wage distribution...

Labour force participation Gender gap wage gap
Policy Brief
Inequality in India on the rise

Following the introduction of economic reforms in the early 1990s, India today is achieving unprecedented per capita growth rates. Poverty reduction has also accelerated and is justly celebrated...

Inequality Decomposition Welfare dynamics
Working Paper
Inequality trends and dynamics in India: The bird’s-eye and the granular perspectives

India today is achieving per capita growth rates that are historically unprecedented. Poverty reduction has also accelerated. There is concern, however, that this growth is being accompanied by rising inequality...

Inequality Decomposition Welfare dynamics
Working Paper
The dynamics of spatial and local inequalities in India

Studies of the spatial dimensions of inequality in developing countries are mostly restricted to states, provinces, or districts, typically the smallest geographical units for which data are representative in national surveys...

Decomposition Inequality Spatial inequality
Working Paper
Quantifying the contribution of a subpopulation to inequality: An application to Mozambique

In this paper, I quantify the contribution of a subpopulation to inequality...

Inequality Decomposition RIF
Working Paper
Explaining cross-state earnings inequality differentials in India: An RIF decomposition approach

Despite the relevance of geographical disparities in India, earnings inequality occurs mostly within states, but with a broad range of variability in its levels...

Earnings inequality RIF States
Working Paper
Investigating growing inequality in Mozambique

In this paper, we investigate the long-term trend of consumption inequality in Mozambique...

Inequality Mozambique Decomposition
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