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Journal Article
Normalizing necessity?: Support networks and racial inequality in Namibia

Community support is a critical source to sustain livelihoods in the Global South. At the same time, these practices can exhibit unequal dynamics such as disincentives, hierarchies, or adverse inclusion of individuals...

Inequality Race Social networks
Book Chapter
Ethnography and social mobility: A review

Part of Journal Special Issue Social mobility in developing countries

Ethnography Inequality Migration
Book Chapter
The state of knowledge about social mobility in the developing world

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Inequality Income
Journal Article
The political economy of the resource curse: A development perspective

This article reviews the recent literature on the developmental effects of resource abundance, assessing likely effects and channels with respect to key development outcomes...

Resource abundance Inequality Institutions
Inequality, institutions, and their impacts on social cooperation with Smriti Sharma and Saurabh Singhal
21 September 2021 15:0016:00
Online, Finland
Open for registration
Project workshop
Workshop for the @Equal project
21 September 2021 11:0017:30
Online, United States
Open for registration
Journal Special Issue
Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and Integration: Vietnamese and Afghan migrants in Canada, Germany, the UK, and the US

THIS COLLECTION OF ARTICLES IS ON EARLY VIEW. Migration is an inherent feature of human history. A rich literature considers the experiences of global migrants across diverse environments...

Involuntary migration Inequality
The keynote address at the IRSA 16th Annual Conference — Kunal Sen

Kunal Sen is invited to give the Keynote Address at the 2021 Indonesian Regional Science Association's (IRSA) Annual Conference on 12 July. Professor Sen speaks on the main lessons from UNU-WIDER's project on ' The changing nature of...

12 July 202113 July 2021
Online, Indonesia
Past event
Grandads, dads, and sons: Examining multigenerational mobility in India

While studies have examined the association in socioeconomic status between parent and offspring, there has been relatively little research on multigenerational mobility, especially in the developing country context...

Social mobility Inequality Education
A summer reading list of our latest papers, articles, and books

At the UNU-WIDER offices here in Helsinki, Finland, the summer holidays are almost upon us. Looking at the list of new UNU-WIDER publications, it is easy to see how much we accomplished this past year, despite the many constraints faced...

Inequality Gender equality Gender inequality
Working Paper
Learning from experience: Special Economic Zones in Southern Africa

Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have become common across Southern Africa in the past 20 years. In line with experiences in the rest of the world, they have had at best marginal success...

Special Economic Zones Southern Africa Industrialization
Working Paper
Horizontal and intersecting inequalities in Mozambique: 1997–2017

This study seeks to add to the research on inequality in least developed countries, namely in Mozambique, by measuring and mapping indicators of horizontal wealth inequality along geographic regions and ethnolinguistic identities...

Inequality Horizontal inequality Wealth inequality
Working Paper
Exploring economic support networks amidst racial inequality in Namibia

Community or interpersonal support as a critical source of livelihood sustenance in the Global South can exhibit unequal dynamics. An understanding of these practices is primarily tied to the conceptual space of poverty or small communities...

Inequality Race Social networks
Working Paper
The impact of COVID-19 on consumption poverty in Mozambique

This study assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the state of emergency implemented by the Government of Mozambique on household consumption poverty...

COVID-19 Poverty Inequality
New updates to the World Income Inequality Database (WIID)

The UNU-WIDER World Income Inequality Database ― widely known by its acronym, WIID ― provides the most comprehensive set of income inequality statistics available. It presents detailed information on income inequality for developed, developing, and...

WIID Inequality Income inequality
Working Paper
Measuring earnings inequality in South Africa using household survey and administrative tax microdata

Overall income inequality in South Africa is very high, and inequality generated in the labour market is a key driver of inequality...

Inequality Earnings Tax data
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