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SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v1.4

This report documents ECUAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Ecuador. This work was carried out by the ISER in collaboration with the Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales and UNU-WIDER...

taxes Benefits microsimulation
Journal Article
Agricultural extension, intra-household allocation and malaria

Can agricultural development programs improve health-related outcomes? We exploit a spatial discontinuity in the coverage of a large-scale agricultural extensionprogram in Uganda to causally identify its effects on malaria...

Administrative law Agriculture Economic development
Journal Article
Tax-benefit Microsimulation and Income Redistribution in Ecuador

Part of Journal Special Issue SOUTHMOD: Modelling Tax-benefit Systems in Developing Countries

Income Taxation
Journal Article
Commodity Prices and Intra-Household Labor Allocation

Volatility in commodity markets poses a distinct risk to farmers in developing countries who rely on cash crop agriculture...

Households Income Labor supply
Report
SOUTHMOD Country Report Viet Nam - VNMOD v1.0

This report documents VNMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Viet Nam. This work was carried out by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in collaboration with KU Leuven and the project partners...

taxes Benefits microsimulation
Working Paper
Economic and non-economic returns to Communist Party membership in Viet Nam

Single-party political systems exist in a number of countries, such as China and Viet Nam. In these countries, party membership is potentially an important source of economic and social status...

Communist Party membership Income Credit
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v1.2

This report documents ECUAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Ecuador. This work was carried out by the ISER in collaboration with the Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales and UNU-WIDER...

taxes Benefits microsimulation
Blog
Income generation and malaria in Uganda

Several large-scale efforts have been made to combat malaria in the last decade under the Millennium Development Goals, and while these have led to a rapid decline in cases, malaria continues to exact a heavy toll on sub-Saharan Africa, both in terms...

Administrative law Agriculture Economic development
Working Paper
Global inequality: How large is the effect of top incomes?

In this paper, we estimate the recent evolution of global interpersonal inequality and examine the effect of omitted top incomes on the level and direction of global inequality...

Equality and inequality Income Income distribution
Video
WIDER Annual Lecture by Justin Yifu Lin

View the WIDER Annual Lecture on New Structural Economics.

Structural transformation Productivity Economic policy
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Photos - AL15

Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 15.

Structural transformation Productivity Economic policy
About
Photos - AL12

Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 12.

Developing countries History (Economics) GDP
Book Chapter
Incomes, Inequality, and Poverty in Kenya: A Long-Term Perspective

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

Equality and inequality Income Measurement (Poverty)
Blog
Report from the UNU-WIDER symposium on ‘The Political Economy of Social Protection in Developing Countries’ – Mexico City
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The sculpture below in Mexico City is called ‘ El Ángel de la Securidad Social ’ ( The Angel of Social Security ) and was created by Jorge Marín in 2013 to commemorate the 70 th anniversary of the founding of the Instituto M...

Income Taxation
Working Paper
Coffee price volatility and intra-household labour supply: Evidence from Viet Nam

Volatility in commodity markets poses an acute risk to farmers in developing countries who rely on cash crop agriculture...

Households Income Labor supply
Working Paper
Child deprivation and income poverty in Ghana

This study assesses temporal and spatial distribution of child deprivation and income poverty using the fifth and sixth rounds of the Ghana Living Standards Survey...

Children Income Poverty
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