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Journal Article
Do gender wage differences within households influence women's empowerment and welfare?: Evidence from Ghana

Using household data from the latest wave of the Ghana Living Standards Survey, this paper utilizes machine learning techniques – IV LASSO – that allows for the treatment of unconfoundedness in the selection of observables and unobservabl...

Gender wage gap Households Women's empowerment
Working Paper
Clientelism, public goods provision, and governance

It is widely believed that clientelism—the giving of material goods in return for electoral support—is associated with poorer development outcomes...

Clientelism Development Benefit programmes
Working Paper
Dynastic measures of inter-generational mobility with empirical evidence from Indonesia

We suggest a simple and flexible criterion to assess inter-generational mobility...

Intergenerational Mobility Education Welfare
Working Paper
Do gender wage differences within households influence women’s empowerment and welfare?: Evidence from Ghana

Using household data from the latest wave of the Ghana Living Standards Survey, this paper utilizes machine learning techniques to examine the effect of gender wage differences within households on women’s empowerment and welfare in Ghana...

Gender wage gap Households Women's empowerment
Working Paper
Can information campaigns reduce last mile payment delays in public works programme?: Evidence from a field experiment in India

Does information dissemination among beneficiaries of welfare programmes mitigate their implementation failures?...

Implementation Information randomization
Working Paper
Agricultural input subsidy and farmers outcomes in Tanzania

This paper examines the impact of the government input subsidy—the National Agriculture Input Voucher—on farmers’ production and welfare in Tanzania as well as the factors that influence agricultural production in the country...

Difference-in-differences Subsidies Production
Working Paper
Income diversification and household welfare in Tanzania 2008–2013

This paper uses three waves of Tanzanian National Panel Surveys (2008/09, 2010/11, and 2012/13) to construct a panel from 3,676 households that appear in at least two waves to explore the effect of income diversification on household welfare measured...

Income diversification Labour income Gender
In the media
Income diversification in Sub-Saharan Africa – UNU-WIDER and UONGOZI Institute's research on Tanzanian television Income diversification Tanzania Livelihoods
Working Paper
Rural financial intermediation and poverty reduction in Ghana: A micro-level analysis

The financial sector in rural areas, where most of the poor people in sub-Saharan Africa are found, has transformed massively in recent times, notably through the increased penetration of several types of rural financial intermediaries in addition to...

Rural financial intermediation Poverty reduction Welfare
Journal Article
Welfare and Redistributive Effects of Social Assistance in the Global South

Part of Journal Special Issue Welfare and distributive effects of social assistance in the Global South

Social assistance Social protection Poverty
Journal Special Issue
Welfare and distributive effects of social assistance in the Global South

This special issue presents an analysis of the recent evolution of social assistance in the developing world, looking at its complex typological configuration...

Welfare Redistribution Global south
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
Identity Documents, Welfare Enhancement, and Group Empowerment in the Global South

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

Identity Legal empowerment Welfare
Book Chapter
Marital trajectories and women's wellbeing in Senegal

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Divorce Senegal Welfare
Journal Article
Food access and subjective welfare in a developing country

Understanding the relationship between food access and welfare is critical in the design of social welfare policies, but the literature on this relationship is scarce...

Food access Welfare Equivalent scale
Working Paper
Marital trajectories and women’s wellbeing in Senegal

Divorce and widowhood followed by remarriage are common for women in Africa. A key question is how such discontinuous marital trajectories affect women’s wellbeing...

Divorce Senegal Welfare
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