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Project workshop
Workshop for the @Equal project
21 September 2021
Online, United States
Past event
Working Paper
Crowding out effects of financial knowledge and attitude on risk preferences: Evidence from a least developed African country

Using hand-collected survey and experimental data, we examine the determinants of financial literacy as well as the link between self-reported risk and elicited risk preferences in a least developed African country, Guinea...

Literacy Risk attitudes Africa
News
Study Shows Effectiveness of Mobile Phones in Promoting Reading and Literacy in Developing Countries

A UNESCO study published 23 April, on the occasion of World Book and Copyright Day explains how mobile technology is used to facilitate reading and improve literacy in developing countries.

Technology Literacy Mobile phones
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Gender and food security

Theme: 2006-07

UNU-WIDER’s recent project ‘Hunger and Food Security’ exerted a strong attraction for academia, international organizations (FAO, WFP, and UNCTAD), civil society organizations, and the media. The first project meeting, held in...

Poverty Inequality and Well-being Hunger
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