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Determinants of income inequality and its effects on economic growth: evidence from African countries
M.O. Odedokun; J.I. Round / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper investigates within an African context, the determinants of income distribution and inequality; the effects of inequality on economic growth, and the channels through which inequality affects growth. The article find...
Policies should consider growth and redistribution simultaneously: the case of Iran
V. Mahmoudi / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper provides a methodology that decomposes the change in poverty into growth and redistribution components. Subsequently the article provides an empirical application of the proposed methodology to recent data on consumption in...
What phenomena contributed to income inequality in Cote d'Ivoire
M. Grimm / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper proposes a microeconomic decomposition of the evolution of income inequality in Cote d'Ivoire in the 1990s. This allows for the disentangling of the simultaneous contributions of four types of phenomena to the evolution of ...
Education should be an essential component of any poverty-reduction strategy
E. Gundlach; J.N. de Pablo; N. Weisert / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper criticises a recent article of Dollar and Kraay which finds that schooling in the form of higher enrolment in primary education does not does not significantly effect the incomes of the poor once other factors are controlle...
How does globalization and liberalization effect economic growth, employment and poverty in Pakistan?
T. Anwar / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper examines how globalization and liberalization effect economic growth, employment and poverty in Pakistan. The article finds that: despite numerous highly attractive incentives offered to foreign investors, th...
Competing ideas about the role states should play in encouraging particular forms of development
C. Johnson; D. Start / Overseas Development Institute 2001
Paper addresses the ways in which politics and power affect pro-poor policy. An important point of departure in this literature, is the assertion that poor people are generally disadvantaged when it comes to influencing policy and are...
Approaches to understanding decision making in public resource allocation: an appreciation of institutional politics
A. Fozzard / Overseas Development Institute 2001
On what basis, and how, are decisions made regarding how public money should be spent? This paper, written by the Centre for Aid and Public Expenditure at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), summarises different budgeting theori...
Making European aid more relevant for the poor in Zambia
J. Carlsson; P. Chibbamullilo; C. Orjuela; O. Saasa / Overseas Development Institute 2000
Paper questions whether the policy and practice of European donors, or more specifically, members of the European Union (EU), is attuned to the fact that poverty reduction is the most pressing human issue in Zambia today. Paper asks: ...
Community and individual-level attitudes towards livestock-keeping greatly impact the outcome of restocking projects
C. Heffernan; F. Miturelli; L. Nielsen / Livestock Development Studies Group 2001
This article investigates the development of decision support tools for pastoral restocking projects. The study focuses on how community and individual-level attitudes and values regarding livestock-keeping influenced the outcome of r...
Safety net arrangements for elderly Africans
S. Devereux / Institute of Development Studies UK 2001
Non-contributory state pensions were introduced in South Africa in 1928. Eligibility was extended to White Namibians in the 1940s but to African Namibians only in 1973. Initially motivated by a complex combination of welfarist ...
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Water, Megacities and global change: portraits of 15 emblematic cities of the world
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 2016
Numerous studies have explored urban growth and the emergence of the megapolitan phenomenon through increasing growth in the number of cities with over 10 million inhabitants. Similarly, the processes of climate change are also the su...
Averting ‘New Variant Famine’ in Southern Africa: building food-secure rural livelihoods with AIDS-affected young people
N. Ansell / Department for International Development, UK 2009
Southern Africa is experiencing the world’s highest HIV prevalence rates alongside recurrent food crises. This has prompted scholars to hypothesise a 'New Variant Famine' in which inability to access food is driven by the effects...
Climate change, household vulnerability and smart agricukture: the case of two South African provinces
International Development Research Centre 2016
The impact of climate change disasters poses significant challenges for South Africa especially for vulnerable rural households. In South Africa there is dearth of knowledge of the impacts of climate change at the local level, especia...
Social Protection for Sustainable Development: dialogues between Africa and Brazil
World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre 2016
Over the last few decades, Latin American countries have experienced a boom in social protection policies. This increase has been fuelled by the expansion of fiscal space as the result of steady economic growth. While many of these co...
Brazilian triangular cooperation in social protection: contribution to the 2030 Agenda
United Nations Development Programme 2016
International organizations have played a crucial role in this process by supporting the diffusion and transfer of social protection policies. However, the role of South-South Cooperation partners cannot be underestimated. Brazil’...
How pro-poor are land rental markets in Ethiopia?
S.T. Holden; S. Bezu; Mesfin Tilahun / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
Land rental markets can potentially improve the access to land for land-poor households that possess complementary resources that can enable them to utilize land efficiently. Land rental markets can also enable landowners who are poor...
Street based self-employment: a poverty trap or a stepping stone for migrant youth in Africa?
S. Bezu; S.T. Holden / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2015
A significant percentage of youth in urban Africa is employed in the informal sector. The informal sector is more accessible than the formal sector for people with low human andfinancial capital, such as youth migrants from rural area...
Shame, social exclusion and the effectiveness of anti-poverty programmes
R. Walker / Department for International Development, UK 2012
A two year qualitative investigation of the nature and consequences of shame associated with poverty was conducted in seven settings located in rural Uganda and India; urban China, Pakistan, Korea and United Kingdom; and small town an...
Children’s mobility in Ghana: an SBHA Special Issue
G. Porter (ed); K. Hampshire (ed) / Society, Biology and Human Affairs 2010
Children throughout Sub-Saharan Africa are extraordinarily mobile. Every day children travel to school, to markets, to fetch water and firewood, to work on farms and take farm produce to grinding mills, as well as to visit friends and...
Children, transport and mobility in sub-Saharan Africa: developing a child-centred evidence base to improve policy and change thinking across Africa
G. Porter / Department for International Development, UK 2016
This project focused on the mobility constraints faced by children in accessing health, educational and other facilities in sub-Saharan Africa, lack of direct information on how these constraints impact on children's current and futur...
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Infectious Diseases of Poverty
Infectious Diseases of Poverty is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing topic areas and methods that address essential public health questions relating to infectious diseases of poverty. These include various aspects of the biology of pathogens and vectors, diagnosis and detection, treatment and case management, epidemiology and modeling, zoonotic hosts and...
CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG)
Managers and policy makers in the Caribbean require knowledge of the likely impacts and hazards arising from climate change that are specific to their geographical location and that are relevant to their planning time-horizons (e.g. the short term, 2030s, or the longer term, 2080s). However, current climate model projections of the weather are of limited use in this respect due to scale and bia...
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA (MGNREGS)
This Society serves as an additional managerial and technical capacity to the Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the State. The society will: Receive, manage and account for the funds received from the MoRD & State Government. Strengthen the technical/managerial capaci...
The Pacific Community (SPC) (SPC)
The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. It is an international development organisation owned and governed by our 26 country and territory members.
The Ministry of Tribal Affairs
The Ministry was set up in 1999 after the bifurcation of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with the objective of providing more focused approach on the integrated socio-economic development of the Scheduled Tribes (STs), the most underprivileged of the Indian Society, in a coordinated and planned manner.
IPE-Centre for Knowledge Development (IPE CKD)
IPE-Centre for Knowledge Development (CKD) is the knowledge management arm of IPE Global Limited established in 2013 to extend the frontiers of knowledge and promote experimentation for innovative solutions to global development challenges. Under the IPE-CKD initiative, we look at coming up with publications and reports both in house through our own researches and through partner supported init...
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Founded in 1946 as a not-for-profit organisation, AIR’s conducts and applies behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people's lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.
Pension Funds Online
Pension Funds Online, published by Wilmington Publishing & Information, is a source for detailed financial data and contact information on pension funds globally which helps firms working within the pensions industry to achieve their marketing and business objectives. It holds information on over 8,000 pension funds, providing details on key contacts, which asset classes they invest in and...
Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) (IESE)
IESE is an independent Mozambican nonprofit organisation, which conducts and promotes interdisciplinary scientific research on problems of social and economic development in Mozambique and Southern Africa. Website is in Portuguese.
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
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