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Methodology (Statistics)
Working Paper
The Global Consumption and Income Project: An Introduction and Preliminary Findings

We introduce two separate datasets—the Global Consumption Dataset and the Global Income Dataset—containing an unprecedented portrait of consumption and income of persons over time, within and across countries, around the world...

Economic growth Equality and inequality Income distribution
Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (September 2014)

29 September 2014 Tony Addison As the Finnish autumn embraces us, we can reflect on a very successful conference on ‘Inequality: Measurement, Trends, Impacts and Policies’, held in Helsinki on 5-6 September...

Equality and inequality Methodology (Statistics)
Blog
Global Inequality – What’s Going On?

26 September 2014 Roger Williamson Huge interest in the WIDER Inequality Conference (5-6 September) Inequality is big news...

Economic development projects Education Equality and inequality
Blog
Aid, Growth, and Other Issues – An Interview with Finn Tarp

11 September 2014 by Roger Williamson In this interview Finn Tarp, Director of UNU-WIDER , discusses the evidence uncovered in the aid and growth and other themes of the ReCom – Research and Communication on Foreign Aid programme, coordinated b...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic growth Methodology (Quantitative 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
Growth Yes, but where’s the Transformation and Inclusion?

26 March 2014 Roger Williamson Africa is growing, with The Economist noting that 6 out of 10 of the world’s fastest growing economies for 2000-10 were in Africa . But how optimistic should we be?...

Economic development Economic growth Structural adjustment (Economic policy)
Book Chapter
Producing an Improved Geographic Profile of Poverty: Methodology and Evidence from Three Developing Countries

From the book: Growth, Inequality and Poverty

Economic forecasting Measurement (Poverty) Regional economics
Working Paper
Producing an Improved Geographic Profile of Poverty: Methodology and Evidence from Three Developing Countries

This paper implements a methodology for estimating poverty in Ecuador, Madagascar and South Africa, at levels of disaggregation that to date have not generally been available...

Economic forecasting Measurement (Poverty) Regional economics
Book
Gender and Development in the Arab World - Women's Economic Participation: Patterns and Policies

This volume aims at remedying the relative dearth of studies addressing issues of women and development in Arab countries...

Labor Methodology (Quantitative research) Methodology (Statistics)
Book
Gender and Development in the Arab World - Women's Economic Participation: Patterns and Policies

This volume aims at remedying the relative dearth of studies addressing issues of women and development in Arab countries...

Labor Methodology (Quantitative research) Methodology (Statistics)
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