Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods, and Determinants
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Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
Our MOOC on industrial policy is open! Join this free self-paced course, with an instructor and regular opportunities to interact. Learn more
Annual Lecture 25 by Bina Agarwal
RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE | Women’s struggle for land in South Asia: Can legal reforms trump social norms? Join the online lecture on 9 December. Read more
Think WIDER Webinar Series – New perspectives on development
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Working PaperLegal opacity, narcotics laws, and drug seizures
We show that legal opacity is a strong factor in drug trafficking. We develop a new framework that illustrates how legal opacity influences countries’ seizure rates...Drug trafficking Illicit financial flows Law
Project workshopWorkshop on detecting and countering illicit financial flows
This project workshop brings together authors that were selected to produce research papers for the Detecting and countering illicit financial flows project, to discuss the first drafts of the papers. The workshop takes place online. Following the...
Project workshopDetecting and countering illicit financial flows - 2nd network meeting
As part of the Detecting and countering illicit financial flows project, we have established an informal network of leading international researchers working on the topic of international tax and illicit financial flows. The second meeting of the...
Working PaperIllicit financial flows and the Global South: A review of methods and evidence
Illicit financial flows (IFFs) constitute a major challenge for development in the Global South, as domestic resource mobilization is imperative for providing crucial public services...Illicit financial flows Tax havens Multinational firms