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Distribution (Economic theory)
Working Paper
Microsimulation of impacts of tax and transfer in Viet Nam: Feasibility study

This paper assesses the feasibility of simulating the distributional impacts produced by various tax and transfer instruments in Viet Nam...

Distribution (Economic theory) Microeconomics Taxation
Book Chapter
Growth and Distributional Aspects of Poverty Reduction in South Africa

Distribution (Economic theory) Equality and inequality Poverty
Journal Article
Income Inequality, Redistribution, and Poverty: Contrasting Rational Choice and Behavioral Perspectives

Part of Journal Special Issue Poverty, Development, and Behavioral Economics

Distribution (Economic theory) Equality and inequality Income distribution
Working Paper
Pro-poor Service Delivery and Social Identity

India addressed the requirement for pro-poor service delivery in rural regions by introducing decentralization and affirmative action policies...

Distribution (Economic theory) Economic development Government policy (Poor)
Working Paper
Income Inequality, Redistribution and Poverty: Contrasting Rational Choice and Behavioural Perspectives

Based on the standard axiom of individual utility maximization, rational choice has postulated that higher income inequality translates into greater redistribution by shaping the median voter’s preferences...

Distribution (Economic theory) Equality and inequality Income distribution
Journal Article
The (evolving) role of agriculture in poverty reduction—An empirical perspective

The role of agriculture in development remains much debated. This paper takes an empirical perspective and focuses on poverty, as opposed to growth alone...

Distribution (Economic theory) Econometric models (Economic development) Panel analysis
Blog
From the Editor's desk (October 2011)

Tony Addison As autumn moves into winter in Helsinki, it is time to bring you the October edition of UNU-WIDER’s newsletter, WIDER Angle...

Consumption (Economics) Democracy Distribution (Economic theory)
Working Paper
The (Evolving) Role of Agriculture in Poverty Reduction

The role of agriculture in development remains much debated. This paper takes an empirical perspective and focuses on poverty, as opposed to growth alone...

Distribution (Economic theory) Econometric models (Economic development) Panel analysis
Book Chapter
Measuring Pro-poor Growth in Progress Toward Non-income Millennium Development Goal Targets

From the book: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Distribution (Economic theory) Economic development Poverty
Journal Article
Estimating Income Inequality in China Using Grouped Data and the Generalised Beta Distribution

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality and Poverty in China

Distribution (Economic theory) Equality and inequality Income distribution
Working Paper
Estimating Income Inequality in China Using Grouped Data and the Generalized Beta Distribution

There are two main types of data sources of income distributions in China: household survey data and grouped data. Household survey data are typically available for isolated years and individual provinces...

Distribution (Economic theory) Equality and inequality Income distribution
Working Paper
Measuring Pro-Poor Progress towards the Non-Income Millennium Development Goals

In order to track progress in MDG1 and explicitly link growth, inequality, and poverty reduction, several measures of ‘pro-poor growth’ have been proposed in the literature and used in applied academic and policy work...

Distribution (Economic theory) Economic development Poverty
Book Chapter
Inequalities, Agency, and Well-being: Conceptual Linkages and Measurement Challenges in Development

From the book: Understanding Human Well-being

Distribution (Economic theory) Equality and inequality Measurement (Poverty)
Book Chapter
The Medium- and Long-term Effects of an Expansion of Education on Poverty in Côte d'Ivoire: A Dynamic Microsimulation Study

From the book: Understanding Human Well-being

Distribution (Economic theory) Simulation methods (Economics) Economic aspects (Education)
Journal Article
Distributional Conflict, the State and Peace Building in Burundi

Part of Journal Special Issue Conflict and Peace-building

Distribution (Economic theory) Education Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Distributional Conflict, the State, and Peacebuilding in Burundi

This paper examines the causes of conflict in Burundi and discusses strategies for building peace...

Distribution (Economic theory) Education Equality and inequality
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