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Working Paper
A new inequality estimate for urban India?: Using house prices to estimate inequality in Mumbai

This paper applies a novel inequality estimation method to household consumption expenditure in Mumbai, India...

House prices Household consumption Household survey
Working Paper
Multidimensional poverty in Viet Nam: Evidence from a rural household survey

For years, the international development community has been considering poverty as a multidimensional phenomenon, which takes into account not only income or consumption of the poor, but also their access to basic needs (education, health, etc.) and ...

Multidimensional poverty Poverty analysis Household survey
Policy Brief
Multidimensional poverty and wellbeing in Mozambique Poverty Multidimensional poverty Household survey
Book Chapter
The Fall of the Elephant: Two Decades of Poverty Increase in Côte d'Ivoire, 1988-2008

From the book: Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Household survey Measurement (Poverty) Welfare economics
Working Paper
The recent evolution of consumption poverty in Rwanda

This paper analyses the evolution of consumption poverty in Rwanda between 2001/1 and 2010/11, using three comparable good quality household surveys analysed along with detailed price data. Rwanda achieved impressive growth over this period...

Household survey Poverty Prices
Working Paper
Tax-benefit microsimulation in Ethiopia: A feasibility study

The purpose of this study is to assess the feasibility of building a microsimulation model of the Ethiopian tax and benefits system. We first provide a detailed description of the tax and benefits system of the country...

Household survey Microeconomics Taxation
Working Paper
Land issues in Vietnam 2006–14: Markets, property rights, and investment

This paper uses five waves of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS) to analyse land issues in Vietnam from a number of different angles...

Household survey Households Land tenure
Working Paper
Social and political capital in rural Vietnam

This paper exploits five waves of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS) to investigate issues of social and political capital in rural Vietnam...

Economic development Families Household survey
Policy seminar
Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Vietnam: A Rising Dragon on the Move
5 August 2015
Central Institute for Economic Management, Main Hall, 68 Phan Dinh Phung Str. Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Working Paper
Home-grown and grassroots-based strategies for determining inequality towards policy action: Rwanda’s Ubudehe approach in perspective

Survey-based tools for determining inequality in Africa south of the Sahara have been critiqued for being too expensive, and oftentimes unsuitable to the realities of the region...

Economic policy Equality and inequality Household survey
Working Paper
Assessing the Impact of Social Grants on Inequality: A South African Case Study

The democratic government in South Africa has developed a system of social grants to combat the high levels of poverty and inequality inherited from the apartheid regime...

Equality and inequality Household survey Poverty
Working Paper
South Africa’s Emerging Black Middle Class: A Harbinger of Political Change?

South Africa has seen a significant increase in the size of the black middle class in the post-apartheid period, but the attitudinal consequences of indicators of the middle class, as of 2011, are inconsistent and modest in size...

Democracy Household survey Income
Working Paper
The Fall of the Elephant: Two Decades of Poverty Increase in Côte d’Ivoire (1988-2008)

At the end of the 1980s, Côte d’Ivoire entered a deep macroeconomic crisis that put an end to the often-praised ‘Ivorian miracle’...

Household survey Measurement (Poverty) Welfare economics
Journal Article
Evolution of Land Distribution in West Bengal 1967–2004: Role of Land Reform and Demographic Changes

Part of Journal Special Issue Land and Property Rights

Equality and inequality Household survey Land reform
Book Chapter
The Dynamics of Inequality Change in a Highly Dualistic Economy

From the book: Falling Inequality in Latin America

Education Equality and inequality Household survey
Book Chapter
Trade and Income Distribution in Latin America: Is There Anything New to Say?

From the book: Falling Inequality in Latin America

Education Equality and inequality Household survey
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