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Journal Special Issue This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Data, measurement, and trends
Carla Canelas, Rachel M. Gisselquist - Social Indicators Research, 2019

Inequality and social exclusion receive considerable contemporary policy attention. In the field of international development, inequality—both vertical (between individuals and households) and horizontal (between groups)—is a core concern in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Patterns, Trends, and Implications of Horizontal Inequality in the Philippines
Omar Shahabudin McDoom, Celia M. Reyes, Christian D. Mina, Ronina D. Asis - Social Indicators Research, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global South

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Omar Shahabudin McDoom - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

How do changes in socio-economic inequality between ethnic groups affect interethnic ties in a divided society? I analyse the evolution of cross-ethnic marriages in a society affected by violence along ethnic boundaries and make three principal findings. First, as inequality between ethnic...

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Celia M. Reyes, Christian D. Mina, Ronina D. Asis - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper contributes to the scant body of literature on inequalities among and within ethnic groups in the Philippines by examining both the vertical and horizontal measures in terms of opportunities in accessing basic services such as education, electricity, safe water, and sanitation. The...

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Omar Shahabudin McDoom - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

Although several theories of interethnic conflict emphasize ties across group boundaries as conducive to ethnic coexistence, little is known about how such ties are formed. Given their integrative potential, I examine the establishment of cross-ethnic marital ties in a deeply divided society and...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Spatial, Temporal, and Categorical Dimensions with Evidence from Mindanao, the Philippines
Rachel M. Gisselquist, Omar Shahabudin McDoom - Social Indicators Research, 2016

An ever-expanding body of empirical research suggests that ethno-religious divisions adversely impact a host of normatively desirable objectives linked to the quality of life in society, implicitly representing a strong challenge to multiculturalist theory and policies. The appropriate...

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– Categorical, Temporal, and Spatial Dimensions with Evidence from Mindanao, the Philippines
Rachel M. Gisselquist, Omar Shahabudin McDoom - UNU-WIDER, 2015 - Helsinki, Finland

A large body of recent quantitative work on the ‘diversity detriment’ hypothesis finds that ethno-religious diversity is linked with a host of societal ills, implying in turn a strong challenge to multiculturalist theory and policies. Given the stakes, the appropriate...

Book Chapter
– How Targeting has Left Out the Poor in Peripheral Cities in the Philippines
Michael P. Canares - , 2012
Journal Article
– Violent Conflict and Rural Entrepreneurship in the Philippines
Michael P. Canares - Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 2011
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– How Targeting Has Left out the Poor in Peripheral Cities in the Philippines
Michael P. Canares - UNU-WIDER, 2010 - Helsinki, Finland

Constrained by resource limitations and challenged by the increasing incidence of poverty in the country, the Philippine government embarked on an anti-poverty programme that sought to identify where the poorest people were, what were their specific needs, and how government and other stakeholders...

Book Chapter
– Perspectives from a Social Observatory in the Philippines
Yujiro Hayami - , 2010
Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Mark McGillivray - Review of Development Economics, 2009

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Aid

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– The Case of the Philippines
Yasuyuki Sawada, Jonna P. Estudillo - , 2008
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– The Case of the Philippines
Yasuyuki Sawada, Jonna P. Estudillo - UNU-WIDER, 2006 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper investigates how the two types of globalization—i.e., integration of international trade and emigration—affected poverty reduction in the Philippines. Using the Family Income and Expenditure Surveys from 1985 to 2000, we found that both nontransfer and transfer incomes...

Journal Article
Yuqing Xing, Guanghua Wan - The World Economy, 2006

This paper argues that relative exchange rates between the host countries of foreign direct investment affect their competition for FDI. Specifically, if the host country currency appreciates against the source country's currency more than that of its rival, FDI inflows of the host country will...

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– A Perspective from a Social Observatory in the Philippines
Yujiro Hayami - UNU-WIDER, 2006 - Helsinki, Finland

Using a rice village in the Philippines as a social observatory, the impacts of modernization forces under globalization on rural poverty are assessed based on data collected from recurrent household surveys over the past three decades. After cultivation frontiers closed in the early 1950s...

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