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Macroeconomic adjustment, socio-demographic change, and the evolution of income distribution in Cote d'Ivoire: a decomposition by microsimulationWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001This 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 the distribution of income.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001This 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 controlled for.The present study makes a few amendments to Dollar and Kraay's study.Document
Impact of globalization and liberalization on growth, employment and poverty: a case study of PakistanWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001This paper examines how globalization and liberalization effect economic growth, employment and poverty in Pakistan.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2001Paper addresses the ways in which politics and power affect pro-poor policy.Document
The basic budgeting problem: approaches to resource allocation in the public sector and their implications for pro-poor budgetingOverseas Development Institute, 2001On 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 theories, outlining the various different principles and criteria upon which allocation decisions are made.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2000Paper 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.Document
Restocking and poverty alleviation: perceptions and realities of livestock-keeping among poor pastoralists in KenyaLivestock Development Studies Group, 2001This article investigates the development of decision support tools for pastoral restocking projects.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2001Non-contributory state pensions were introduced in South Africa in 1928.DocumentPovertyNet, World Bank, 1999Also known as Consultations With The Poor, the report looks at poor people's definition of what comprises a good life, and the role of poverty.DocumentZentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn, 2000Examines the impact on employment growth (total, agriculture, industry), unemployment, real wages, wage inequalities between skilled and unskilled workers, women’s employment and child labour. It also analyses whether labour rigidities have affected the employment growth in South Asian countries.