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Research briefing: explaining the decline in earnings inequality in Brazil: 1995 - 2012
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Long one of the world’s most unequal countries, Brazil has experienced a significant reduction in income inequality since macroeconomic stabilisation around 1994-1995. After the Brazilian economy was stabilised in the mid...
A more level playing field? Explaining the decline in earnings inequality in Brazil, 1995 - 2012
F.H.G. Ferreira; S.P. Firpo; J. Messina / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Long one of the world’s most unequal countries, Brazil has experienced a non-trivial reduction in income inequality since macroeconomic stabilisation around 1994-1995. The decline was particularly pronounced since 2003, a period...
Research briefing: taxation, redistribution and the social contract in Brazil
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The current Brazilian tax system is beset by complexity and inefficiencies. In distributional terms, the tax system is neutral in the sense that rates of tax are roughly similar across the income distribution. Proposals for more subst...
Infrastructure and its role in Brazil’s development process
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
During the “lost decade” of the 1980s, when Brazil underwent a serious debt crisis, investments in infrastructure withered. By the early 1990s, Brazil faced the necessity of substantially modernising its infrastructure sec...
IInfrastructure and its role in Brazil’s development process
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The recovery in fortunes of the Brazilian economy since the middle of the 1990s encompasses a number of positive dimensions. Unlike in previous epochs, Brazil’s creditable growth performance has been associated with prolonged pr...
Is there a new Brazilian model of development? Main findings from the IRIBA research programme
E. Amann; A. Barrientos / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
It has been suggested that Brazil’s unexpected successes in the last two decades are the outcome of a new model of development, with strong inclusive growth at its core. The paper reviews the main findings of the IRIBA research ...
Trading places: accessing land in African cities
M. Napier; S. Berrisford; C.W. Kihato / Urban LandMark, 2013
The developing world is urbanising fast, and new systems of urban land ownership, transfer and governance are emerging. This book tries to explain how these systems work and how they interface with wider markets and with existing land...
Research briefing: Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The evolution of antipoverty policy in Brazil suggests a shift in focus over time from the extension of social insurance to incorporate excluded sectors, to conventional social assistance directed at vulnerable groups, to human develo...
Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
A. Barrientos; D. Debowicz; I. Woolard / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Brazil’s has attracted considerable attention among low and middle income countries for the way it has successfully combined economic and social policies to reduce poverty, inequality, and social exclusion. The emergence of larg...
Effects of urbanization on economic growth and human capital formation in Africa
Program on the Global Demography of Aging, 2014
Africa’s population is expected to grow to 2.3 billion by 2050, of whom 60% will be urban. This urbanisation is an important challenge for the next few decades. According to several research papers and reports, Africa’s ur...
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Research briefing: explaining the decline in earnings inequality in Brazil: 1995 - 2012
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Long one of the world’s most unequal countries, Brazil has experienced a significant reduction in income inequality since macroeconomic stabilisation around 1994-1995. After the Brazilian economy was stabilised in the mid...
A more level playing field? Explaining the decline in earnings inequality in Brazil, 1995 - 2012
F.H.G. Ferreira; S.P. Firpo; J. Messina / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Long one of the world’s most unequal countries, Brazil has experienced a non-trivial reduction in income inequality since macroeconomic stabilisation around 1994-1995. The decline was particularly pronounced since 2003, a period...
Research briefing: taxation, redistribution and the social contract in Brazil
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The current Brazilian tax system is beset by complexity and inefficiencies. In distributional terms, the tax system is neutral in the sense that rates of tax are roughly similar across the income distribution. Proposals for more subst...
Infrastructure and its role in Brazil’s development process
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
During the “lost decade” of the 1980s, when Brazil underwent a serious debt crisis, investments in infrastructure withered. By the early 1990s, Brazil faced the necessity of substantially modernising its infrastructure sec...
IInfrastructure and its role in Brazil’s development process
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The recovery in fortunes of the Brazilian economy since the middle of the 1990s encompasses a number of positive dimensions. Unlike in previous epochs, Brazil’s creditable growth performance has been associated with prolonged pr...
Is there a new Brazilian model of development? Main findings from the IRIBA research programme
E. Amann; A. Barrientos / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
It has been suggested that Brazil’s unexpected successes in the last two decades are the outcome of a new model of development, with strong inclusive growth at its core. The paper reviews the main findings of the IRIBA research ...
Trading places: accessing land in African cities
M. Napier; S. Berrisford; C.W. Kihato / Urban LandMark, 2013
The developing world is urbanising fast, and new systems of urban land ownership, transfer and governance are emerging. This book tries to explain how these systems work and how they interface with wider markets and with existing land...
Research briefing: Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The evolution of antipoverty policy in Brazil suggests a shift in focus over time from the extension of social insurance to incorporate excluded sectors, to conventional social assistance directed at vulnerable groups, to human develo...
Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
A. Barrientos; D. Debowicz; I. Woolard / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Brazil’s has attracted considerable attention among low and middle income countries for the way it has successfully combined economic and social policies to reduce poverty, inequality, and social exclusion. The emergence of larg...
Effects of urbanization on economic growth and human capital formation in Africa
Program on the Global Demography of Aging, 2014
Africa’s population is expected to grow to 2.3 billion by 2050, of whom 60% will be urban. This urbanisation is an important challenge for the next few decades. According to several research papers and reports, Africa’s ur...
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Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) unites Australia’s non-government aid and international development organisations to strengthen their collective impact against poverty.
Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA)
The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) is a global alliance and an initiative of the European Union (EU), launched in 2007 and coordinated by the European Commission (EC), aimed at strengthening dialogue and cooperation on climate change with developing countries most vulnerable to climate change and supporting their efforts to develop and implement adaptation and mitigation responses. It fo...
Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
Development Ideas
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Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
Brazil has emerged as a globally significant economic power in the last decade, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. This achievement is globally recognised – nowhere more so than among the emerging economies in Africa. This DFID-funded research programme, based at the University of Manchester brings together an international team of researchers, exami...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
African Centre for Cities (ACC)
The African Centre for Cities (ACC) is an interdisciplinary research and teaching programme focussed on the dynamics of unsustainable urbanisation processes in Africa, with an eye on identifying systemic responses.
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
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