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Methodology (Economics)
Journal Article
Reflections on the Ethics of Social Experimentation

Part of Journal Special Issue Experiments in Development Economics

Methodology (Economics) Experimental design Field experiments
Working Paper
Reflections on the Ethics of Social Experimentation

Social scientists are increasingly engaging in experimental research projects of importance for public policy in developing areas...

Methodology (Economics) Experimental design Qualitative research
Blog
Focus on Poverty: Big Data is no Shortcut to Equality

27 May 2014 Roger Williamson For a school prize in the 1960s, I insisted on having a book on the revolution taking place in traditional social life and the embrace of new trends...

Economic surveys Equality and inequality Methodology (Economics)
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (May 2014)

28 May 2014 Tony Addison One indispensible part of modern life is the mobile phone. The communications revolution continues to surprise almost everyone—including those most directly involved in rolling out the new technology...

Ecology Food security Methodology (Economics)
Blog
Dear Nicholas Kristof, We Are Here, Too!

21 February 2014 Rachel M. Gisselquist Earlier this month, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof published a scathing critique of the role of academics in public debate...

Methodology (Economics) Political science Research institutes
Working Paper
Using Case Studies to Explore the External Validity of ‘Complex’ Development Interventions

Rising standards for accurately inferring the impact of development projects has not been matched by equivalently rigorous procedures for guiding decisions about whether and how similar results might be expected elsewhere...

Economic development Methodology (Economics)
Journal Article
Using Case Studies to Explore the External Validity of ‘Complex’ Development Interventions

Rising standards for accurately inferring the impact of development projects has not been matched by equivalently rigorous procedures for guiding decisions about whether and how similar results might be expected elsewhere...

Economic development Methodology (Economics)
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (February 2013)

Tony Addison As the snow continues to lie deep across Helsinki, UNU-WIDER is putting the last touches to the ReCom results meeting on ‘aid and the social sectors’, which takes place at Sida in Stockholm on 13 March...

Economic aspects (Industrialization) Econometric models (Economic development) Children
Working Paper
Measuring Economic Insecurity

We provide an axiomatic treatment of the measurement of economic insecurity, assuming that individual insecurity depends on the current wealth level and its variations experienced in the past...

Methodology (Economics) Index numbers (Economics) Wealth
Blog
Interview with David Richards – How to Measure Human Development?

21 September 2012 The intricate dynamic between foreign aid to Africa, democratic transitions and consolidation is the topic of a series of research papers being published under the ReCom Governance & Fragility theme ...

Economic development Measurement (Poverty) Methodology (Economics)
Working Paper
Parsing the Urban Poverty Puzzle: A Multi-generational Panel Study in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas, 1968–2008

This paper describes the methodology of a longitudinal multi-generational study in the favelas (shantytowns) of Rio de Janeiro from 1968 to 2008...

Methodology (Economics) Housing Migration, Internal
Book Chapter
Parsing the Urban Poverty Puzzle: A Multi-generational Panel Study in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas, 1968–2008

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Methodology (Economics) Housing Migration, Internal
Policy Brief
Measuring Human Well-being

This Policy Brief is an outcome of the UNU-WIDER research project 'Social Development Indicators'...

Economic development Methodology (Economics) Equality and inequality
Book
Advancing Development: Core Themes in Global Economics

Leading scholars and policymakers reflect on current thinking in development economics and on what may happen during the next two decades...

Economic development Methodology (Economics) Equality and inequality
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