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Poverty and inequality
Policy Brief
Learning from a half-century of economic development in Asia

When Gunnar Myrdal published his magnum opus, Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations , in 1968, he was deeply pessimistic about the development prospects in Asia...

Development Economics Asia Industrial policy
Working Paper
Intergenerational mobility, human capital accumulation, and growth in India

Productivity and socio-economic progress are inter-connected. Economic growth funds policies that promote socio-economic progress, while the latter serves as a growth engine...

Intergenerational Mobility Inequality Growth
Blog
Poverty and inequality – twins or just siblings?

Sitting in the large conference room where we are being invited to ‘Think WIDER’ at the WIDER Development Conference this September...

Poverty and inequality Poverty Inequality
Working Paper
Revisiting the impact of direct taxes and transfers on poverty and inequality in South Africa

This paper uses a recent household survey and the CEQ framework to revisit and extend previous research on the impact of fiscal policy on income redistribution, and poverty in South Africa...

Fiscal policy Fiscal incidence taxes
Blog
What would it take for Mozambique’s growth to be inclusive?

In late November 2017 more than 100 people gathered in Maputo, Mozambique, to participate in a joint reflection on poverty and inequality in the country...

Poverty and inequality Mozambique
Journal Article
When the centre cannot hold: Patterns of polarization in Nigeria

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality

Consumption expenditure Nigeria Polarization
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