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Blog
Out of the Poverty Trap Through Higher Aspirations?

Why does a mother from a poor African village not send her daughter to school, but instead marries her off to an old man as a second or third wife? This way poverty is inherited from parent to child...

Agricultural laborers Children Field experiments
Blog
Lessons from Behavioural Economics for Development Policy

23 April 2014 Jukka Pirttilä​ In conventional economic theory, agents are assumed to be able to make rational choices, unaffected by emotions and not constrained by decision-making errors...

Decision making Economic development Psychological aspects (Economics)
Working Paper
Savings By and For the Poor: A Research Review and Agenda

The poor can and do save, but often use formal or informal instruments that have high risk, high cost, and limited functionality. This could lead to undersaving compared to a world without market or behavioural frictions...

Banks and banking Choice Consumption (Economics)
Journal Article
Social Capital, Network Effects, and Savings in Rural Vietnam

Part of Journal Special Issue Poverty, Development, and Behavioral Economics

Business networks Financial institutions Households
Journal Article
Savings by and for the Poor: A Research Review and Agenda

Part of Journal Special Issue Poverty, Development, and Behavioral Economics

Banks and banking Choice Consumption (Economics)
Blog
Open Access and UNU-WIDER

21 February 2014 Tony Addison Development researchers live in a world where research on development, not just in economics but also political science, environmental science, anthropology (to name just a few areas of inquiry) is abundant...

Economic development Government policy (Poor) Measurement (Poverty)
Working Paper
Social Capital, Network Effects and Savings in Rural Vietnam

Information failures are a major barrier to formal financial saving in low income countries...

Business networks Financial institutions Households
Journal Article
Is Economic Volatility Detrimental to Global Sustainability?

In a dynamic panel data model allowing for error cross-section dependence, output volatility is found to impede sustainable development...

Business cycles Capital investments Economic development
Blog
Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development: Looking at the MDGs from a Different Angle?
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George Mavrotas While recent years have witnessed new interest in the finance–growth nexus, the relationship between domestic resource mobilization and financial development remains relatively unexplored...

Banks and banking Capital market Financial institutions
Policy Brief
Vulnerability in Developing Countries

The first Millennium Development Goal aims to halve the number of people in the world living in extreme poverty...

Environmental economics Households Poverty
Book
Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development

This significant and timely volume offers crucial insights into the constantly evolving debate within the international development community regarding the mobilization of domestic resources and the crucial role that financial development can and sho...

Banks and banking Capital market Financial institutions
Book Chapter
Financial Sector Development in Zambia: Implications for Domestic Resource Mobilization

From the book: Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development

Economic policy Financial institutions Microfinance
Book Chapter
Financial Reform and the Mobilization of Domestic Savings: The Experience of Morocco

From the book: Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development

Capital market Financial institutions Saving and investment
Book Chapter
Asset Portfolios in Africa: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia

From the book: Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Equality and inequality Households Poverty
Book Chapter
Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development: Introduction

From the book: Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development

Banks and banking Capital market Financial institutions
Book Chapter
Financial Sector Development, Savings Mobilization and Poverty Reduction in Ghana

From the book: Financial Development, Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction

Finance (Infrastructure (Economics)) Poverty Saving and investment
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