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Call for Contributions: GlobalDev and UNU-WIDER Blog series on social mobility

In the last decades, globalization and technological advancements have improved the living standards of billions of people, and enabled many households to cross the poverty line. Nonetheless, these trends have also exacerbated inequalities around...

Social mobility
Presentation
Social mobility in developing countries: Pathways for research and policy

Social mobility is critical to major global goals, those enshrined in the Sustainable Development Goals and to the broader goals of development. Yet, little attention has been given to a serious study of social mobility in developing countries to...

9 May 2022
Online, Finland
Past event
Presentation
Social mobility in developing countries: Pathways for research and policy at Shiv Nadar University

Social mobility is critical to major global goals, those enshrined in the Sustainable Development Goals and to the broader goals of development. Yet, little attention has been given to a serious study of social mobility in developing countries to...

22 April 2022
Online, India
Past event
Panel discussion
Social mobility in the Global South – beyond poverty and inequality reduction

A new book, Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods, and Determinants, produced by UNU-WIDER and edited by Vegard Iversen, Anirudh Krishna, and Kunal Sen and published by Oxford University Press offers students, researchers, and...

6 April 2022
University of Greenwich Stockwell Street, 10 Stockwell St. - Room LT 0004, East Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
Past event
Research Brief
Three key insights for research on social mobility in developing countries

The volume, Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods, and Determinants , brings together leading scholars from a range of social science disciplines working on a variety of issues related to social mobility...

Social mobility Inequality & Human Development Human capital
Blog
Advancing social mobility research: Where to start

Innovation in academic investigation and policy response is critical to addressing global challenges...

Social mobility labour market economics Inequality
News
Photo: Brett Davies Pathfinding new book on Social Mobility in Developing Countries out now Economics social sciences Social mobility
Lecture
Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Pathways for Research and Policy

Kunal Sen gives a keynote address at the Annual Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) Conference on Development (ABCD) 2021. The keynote address, on the topic of 'Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Pathways for Research and...

3 December 2021
Lakeshore Hotel, House no. 46 Gulshan 2, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Past event
Research Brief
What do we need to know about social mobility in the Global South?

The volume, Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods and Determinants, brings together leading scholars from several disciplines to advance research practice on social mobility...

Social mobility Inequality & Human Development Human capital
Policy Brief
Six sets of policy actions to promote social mobility

Promoting social mobility is an essential task of development, and a multi-faceted one. Precarious livelihoods are widespread. Containing downward mobility is an important precondition for sustaining upward mobility...

Social mobility Poverty Inequality
Book Chapter
Social mobility in developing countries: Directions for research practice, knowledge gaps and policy support

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Inequality Income inequality
Book Chapter
Social mobility and horizontal inequality

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Horizontal inequality Ethnic inequality
Book Chapter
Informalities, volatility, and precarious social mobility in urban slums

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Informality Slums Social mobility
Book Chapter
Social mobility and human capital in low- and middle-income countries

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Human capital Cognitive ability
Book Chapter
Social mobility in China: A case study of social mobility research in the Global South

Part of Journal Special Issue Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Gender Log-linear models
Book Chapter
Economic approach to intergenerational mobility: Measures, methods, and challenges in developing countries

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Intergenerational elasticity Developing countries
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