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Self-assessed vs. statistical evidence of racial discrimination: The case of indigenous Australians

This paper provides new insights on the labour market discrimination faced by indigenous Australians one of the most disadvantaged indigenous populations in developed countries...

Discrimination in employment Employees Ethnic relations
Book Chapter
Ghana: A successful growth story with job creation concerns

From the book: Africa's Lions

Economic growth Employees Equality and inequality
Blog
African Lions - Ghana's job creation successes and obstacles

Over the past two decades, Ghana’s economy experienced an average annual growth rate of 5.8 percent, and became a low-middle income country in 2007...

Economic growth Employees Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Self-assessed versus statistical evidence of labour market discrimination: The case of indigenous Australians

We assess the relative importance of statistical residual-based measures of discrimination in determining indigenous Australians’ perceptions of discrimination in the labour market...

Discrimination in employment Employees Ethnic relations
Working Paper
Understanding Ghana’s growth success story and job creation challenges

Ghana’s status as one of the African Lions is linked to the country’s remarkable growth performance, which culminated in the attainment of lower middle-income status. However, employment response to growth has been weak...

Economic growth Employees Equality and inequality
Blog
Foreign Aid for Gender Equality: Future Agenda

This is the second of a two-part article presenting key discussion points from the UNU-WIDER gender equality workshop held 12-13 July 2012, in Helsinki...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Employees Equality and inequality
Blog
Foreign Aid for Gender Equality: The Challenge for Donors

Malokele Nanivazo and Lucy Scott The first gender equality workshop under UNU-WIDER’S ReCom—Research and Communication in Foreign Aid project was held on 12-13 July 2012 in Helsinki; gender equality being one of the project’s five t...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Employees Equality and inequality
Journal Article
Entrepreneurship and Welfare

Part of Journal Special Issue Entrepreneurship, Developing Countries and Development Economics

Agricultural laborers Consumption (Economics) Employees
Working Paper
Entrepreneurship and Welfare

We examine returns to entrepreneurship using a standard measure of welfare, the per capita consumption expenditure. Using quantile regressions, we find welfare hierarchy in occupations...

Agricultural laborers Consumption (Economics) Employees
Book
Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East (paperback)

Exploring the impact of social change in the Middle East on women's status and roles, as well as women's varied responses, this book focuses on the gender dynamics of some of the major social processes in the region: economic development and ...

Employees Families Social movement
Book
Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East

Exploring the impact of social change in the Middle East on women's status and roles, as well as women's varied responses, this book focuses on the gender dynamics of some of the major social processes in the region: economic development and ...

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Introduction and Overview: Recasting the Middle East

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Women, Patriarchy, and the Changing Family

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Modernizing Women: Reforms, Revolutions, and the Woman Question

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Islamist Movements and Women’s Responses

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Women in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Inequality, Accommodation, Resistance

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
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