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Carlos Gradín shares project findings at JICA-IPD Employment Task Force meeting at Columbia University

UNU-WIDER Research Fellow Carlos Gradín is invited to speak at the JICA-IPD Employment Task Force meeting convened by the Japan International Cooperation Agency ( JICA ) and the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University ( IPD )...

22 April 2022
Columbia University, Suite 427 91 Claremont Ave, New York, New York, United States
Past event
Panel discussion
Social mobility in the Global South – beyond poverty and inequality reduction

A new book, Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods, and Determinants, produced by UNU-WIDER and edited by Vegard Iversen, Anirudh Krishna, and Kunal Sen and published by Oxford University Press offers students, researchers, and...

6 April 2022
University of Greenwich Stockwell Street, 10 Stockwell St. - Room LT 0004, East Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
Past event
Working Paper
Impact of female peer composition on gender norm perceptions and skills formation in secondary school

This paper examines peer effects on students’ gender norm perceptions and skills formation...

Peer effect Gender norms Gender inequality
Blog
Why women are made to rely on vulnerable work

The gender pay-gap is one of the foremost indicators of gender inequality and thus a guide for women’s economic empowerment policies...

Gender Gender gap Developing countries
Working Paper
Does the adoption of peer-to-government mobile payments improve tax revenue mobilization in developing countries?

Developing countries need to raise sufficient tax revenue to finance development. Revenue mobilization is often hampered by limited tax compliance, weak institutions, and technical problems with tax collection...

Mobile money Tax revenue Propensity score matching
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Photo: Brett Davies Pathfinding new book on Social Mobility in Developing Countries out now Economics social sciences Social mobility
Presentation
SOUTHMOD presented at the Zurich Conference on Public Finance in Developing Countries

The 6th Zurich Conference on Public Finance in Developing Countries brings together leading economists working on public economics in developing countries on 13-15 December 2021. The online event provides an opportunity for researchers from...

13 December 202115 December 2021
Online, Zurich, Switzerland
Past event
Working Paper
Industrialization in developing countries: is it related to poverty reduction?

This paper proposes an empirical framework that relates poverty reduction to production growth...

Poverty Production Growth
Blog
From summits to solutions: what success means at COP26

At the 76 th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, world leaders discussed the need to scale-up ambition to address key global challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, political extremism, and widening inequality...

COP26 Developing countries Climate change
Blog
Reducing wasted gas emissions is an opportunity for clean air and climate

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) is seen as the last best chance for countries and companies to set out how they are actually going to deliver the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) target of no more tha...

COP26 Climate change Extractive industries
Blog
Looking ahead to COP26

The long-awaited COP26 in Glasgow is about to start. Billed as the most important COP to date, it is widely seen as a last chance to avoid a global temperature rise beyond 1.5°C. Yet expectations of major breakthroughs weaken by the week...

COP26 Developing countries Climate change
Book Chapter
Social mobility in developing countries: Directions for research practice, knowledge gaps and policy support

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Inequality Income inequality
Book Chapter
Economic approach to intergenerational mobility: Measures, methods, and challenges in developing countries

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Intergenerational elasticity Developing countries
Book Chapter
Educational mobility in the developing world

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Educational mobility Developing countries Educational expansion
Book Chapter
Income mobility in the developing world: Recent approaches and evidence

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Intragenerational mobility Intergenerational Mobility Welfare dynamics
Book Chapter
Social mobility in developing countries: Measurement and downward mobility pitfalls

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Intergenerational Mobility Measurement Developing countries
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