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Annual Lecture
How are people poor?: Measuring global progress toward zero poverty and the Sustainable Development Goals SDGs SDG1 Poverty
Working Paper
Welfare and redistributive effects of social assistance in the Global South

This paper presents an analysis of the recent evolution of social assistance in the developing world, looking at its complex typological configuration, which has interlinked with, and partly reflects the complex demographic and epidemiological transi...

Social assistance Social protection Poverty
Journal Article
Vertical and Horizontal Inequality in Ecuador: The Lack of Sustainability

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global South

Equality and inequality Poverty Sustainable development
Journal Article
Does Horizontal Inequality Matter in Vietnam?

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global South

Viet Nam Horizontal inequality Ethnic relations
Seminar
Olivier Bargain on intra-household allocation and individual poverty

Olivier Bargain will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 28 August 2019. Abstract – Intra-household allocation and individual poverty Welfare analyses conducted by policy practitioners around the world usually rely on equivalized or per...

28 August 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
In the media
Inequality expert for SA-TIED hosted on South African national news channel eNCA Poverty Class Inequality
Blog
Mozambique case study shows that poverty is about much more than income

What does it mean to be poor? On the face of it, this may not sound like a very difficult question. In developed countries, almost all official and everyday definitions refer to poverty in income terms...

Poverty Quantitative research anthropology
Book Chapter
South Asia

From the book: Asian Transformations

Growth Poverty Inequality
Book Chapter
Vietnam

From the book: Asian Transformations

Growth Poverty Inequality
Book Chapter
Indonesia

From the book: Asian Transformations

Governance Poverty Pro-poor
Book Chapter
China

From the book: Asian Transformations

Transitional economies Economic growth Poverty
Research Brief
Balancing tax collection and equality: The case of value-added tax in South Africa

In a democratic system, taxation is a critical part of the social contract between the state and its citizens. The tax system can be used to help address the unacceptably high levels of poverty, inequality, and unemployment in South Africa...

value-added tax microsimulation Redistribution
Journal Article
Poverty dynamics and graduation from conditional cash transfers: A transition model for Mexico’s Progresa-Oportunidades-Prospera program

The effects of conditional cash transfers (CCTs) on poverty and well-being have been widely studied. However, there is limited knowledge on how a CCT should respond to the dynamics of poverty...

Panel analysis Poverty Measurement (Poverty)
Blog
Poverty measurements for policy makers

In order to reduce poverty you must be able to measure it...

Poverty Measurement (Poverty) Multidimensional poverty measurement
Research Brief
The impact of tax-benefit systems in Africa Tax-benefit microsimulation tax-benefit policy microsimulation
Research Brief
Inequality in rural India: Are non-farm jobs the driver or a brake? Income inequality non-farm employment Poverty
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