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Economic aspects (Households)
Book Chapter
Informality, Growth and Development in Africa

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 1...

Economic development Economic aspects (Households) Informal sector (Economics)
Working Paper
Informality, Growth, and Development in Africa

The informal sector makes up an overwhelming share of both gross domestic product and total employment in Africa...

Economic development Economic aspects (Households) Informal sector (Economics)
Working Paper
Health Shocks and Coping Strategies: State Health Insurance Scheme of Andhra Pradesh, India

The objectives of the study are three-fold: to investigate who are vulnerable to welfare loss from health shocks, what are the household responses to cope with the economic burden of health shocks and if policy responses like state health insurance s...

Health Health care Economic aspects (Households)
Working Paper
Ties that Bind: the Kin System as a Mechanism of Income-Hiding Between Spouses in Rural Ghana

I present a model of intra-household allocation to show that when income is not perfectly observed by both spouses, hiding of income can occur even when revelation increases bargaining power...

Econometric models (Economic development) Economic aspects (Households) Income
Book Chapter
Urbanization and the South Asian Enigma: A Case Study of India

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Econometrics Health Economic aspects (Households)
Book Chapter
Intra-Household Arrangements and Adult Health Satisfaction: Evidence from Mexico

From the book: Health Inequality and Development

Health Household survey Households
Journal Article
Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Violent Conflict in Developing Countries

Part of Journal Special Issue Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Violent Conflict in Developing Countries

Conflict management Entrepreneurship Economic aspects (Households)
Journal Special Issue
Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Violent Conflict in Developing Countries

This study surveys the small but growing field of entrepreneurship and conflict in developing countries, which is also the topic of this special issue of the Journal of Small business and Entrepreneurship...

Conflict management Entrepreneurship Economic aspects (Households)
Working Paper
Urbanization and the South Asian Enigma: A Case Study of India

South Asia has the highest rate of child malnutrition in the world, despite rapid economic growth compared to other regions such as sub-Saharan Africa...

Econometrics Health Economic aspects (Households)
Working Paper
Intra-Household Arrangements and Health Satisfaction: Evidence from Mexico

This paper uses a subjective wellbeing approach to study the role of household arrangements on the health satisfaction of an individual...

Health Household survey Households
Book Chapter
Estimating the Balance Sheet of the Personal Sector in an Emerging Market Country: South Africa, 1975-2003

From the book: Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Consumption (Economics) Finance, Personal Households
Book Chapter
Marketable Wealth in a Poor African Country: Using an Index of Consumer Durables to Investigate Wealth Accumulation by Households in Ghana

From the book: Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Durable goods, Consumer Economic development Economic aspects (Households)
Book Chapter
Gender-related Indicators of Well-being

From the book: Human Well-being

Discrimination in employment Economic aspects (Households) Income distribution
Working Paper
Marketable Wealth in a Poor African Country: Using an index of consumer durables to investigate wealth accumulation by households in Ghana

The study uses an asset index of consumer durables to track changes in household wealth in Ghana during the recent period of strong growth...

Durable goods, Consumer Economic development Economic aspects (Households)
Working Paper
Estimating the Balance Sheet of the Personal Sector in an Emerging Market Country: South Africa 1975-2003

Official balance sheet estimates for the household sector are not currently available in South Africa, yet, with the country’s well developed financial sector and deep capital markets, asset market channels are likely to be important determinan...

Consumption (Economics) Finance, Personal Households
Book Chapter
Inter- and Intra-household Linkages between the Informal and Formal Sectors: A Case Study for Urban Burkina Faso

From the book: Informal Labour Markets and Development

Econometric models (Economic development) Economic aspects (Households) Informal sector (Economics)
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