Request for research proposals: Analysis on firms and taxation using micro data from Uganda
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Annual Report 2021
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Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods, and Determinants
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Working PaperInequality and growth: a review on a great open debate in economics
What is the relationship between inequality and growth? This question has occupied and fascinated social scientists for more than a century...Economic growth Inequality Redistribution
Journal ArticleWhat Does the Evidence Tell Us about ‘Thinking and Working Politically’ in Development Assistance?
Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and EffectivenessAid effectiveness Donors Evidence
Working PaperWhat does the evidence tell us about ‘thinking and working politically’ in development assistance?
This paper critically reviews evidence on ‘thinking and working politically’ in development...Aid effectiveness Donors Evidence