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wp-2019-9: Tax Research in South Africa Downloads
Pirttilä Jukka, Ebrahim Amina, Gcabo Rebone and Khumalo Lilian
wp-2019-8: Aid targeting to fragile and conflict-affected states and implications for aid effectiveness Downloads
Carment David and Yiagadeesen Samy
wp-2019-7: Innovation efforts in developing countries: The case of Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises Downloads
Le Son
wp-2019-66: Trade tax reforms and poverty in developing countries: Why do some countries benefit and others lose? Downloads
Kouwoaye Amèvi
wp-2019-65: The corruption growth relationship: Do political institutions matter? Downloads
Sen Kunal and Saha Shrabani
wp-2019-64: Colonial origin, ethnicity, and intergeneration mobility in Africa Downloads
Funjika Patricia and Getachew Yoseph
wp-2019-63: Dancing with dragons: Chinese import penetration and the performances of manufacturing firms in South Africa Downloads
Torreggiani Sofia and Andreoni Antonio
wp-2019-62: Linking Southern Africa into South Africa’s global value chains Downloads
Banga Karishma and Balchin Neil
wp-2019-61: Charity begins at home: The political economy of non-tariff barriers to trade in Southern Africa Downloads
Ledger Tracy
wp-2019-60: Politicians and their promises in an uncertain world: Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment in India Downloads
Sen Kunal, Banerjee Prasenjit, Iversen Vegard, Mitra Sandip and Nicol² Antonio
wp-2019-6: Too many cooks in the kitchen?: The division of financing in World Bank projects and project performance Downloads
Winters Matthew
wp-2019-59: The role of supermarket chains in developing food, other fast-moving consumer goods and consumer goods suppliers in regional markets Downloads
das Nair Reena and Landani Namhla
wp-2019-58: Markups and market structure in South Africa: What can be learnt from new administrative data? Downloads
Budlender Joshua
wp-2019-57: Unofficial sovereign wealth funds and duration in power in Africa Downloads
McNabb Kyle, Nawo Larissa, Avom Désiré and Nembot Luc
wp-2019-56: A 2016 social accounting matrix for South Africa with an occupationally disaggregated labour market representation Downloads
Davies Rob and Dirk van Seventer
wp-2019-55: Counting-based multidimensional poverty identification: From deprivation weights to bundles Downloads
Jones Sam
wp-2019-54: Income and consumption inequality in China: A comparative approach with India Downloads
Gradín Carlos and Wu Binbin
wp-2019-53: Linkages and spillover effects of South African foreign direct investment in Botswana and Kenya Downloads
Nandonde Felix, Adu-Gyamfi Richard, Mmusi TinayeSonto, Wamalwa Herbert, Simplice Asongu, Opperman Johannes and Jeremia Makindara
wp-2019-52: Moving up the copper value chain in Southern Africa Downloads
Mtanga Sithembiso, Makgetla Neva and Levin Saul
wp-2019-51: Vulnerability to natural shocks: Assessing the short-term impact on consumption and poverty of the 2015 flood in Mozambique Downloads
Vincenzo Salvucci and Santos Ricardo
wp-2019-50: Subsidized labour and firms: Investment, profitability, and leverage Downloads
Isaac Marcelin, Brink Daniel, Fadiran David and Amusa Hammed
wp-2019-5: Effects of foreign aid on income through international trade Downloads
Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso
wp-2019-49: An analysis of school dropout in Mozambique, 2014–15 Downloads
Vincenzo Salvucci, Santos Ricardo, Mambo Félix and Basso Maren
wp-2019-48: Spreading the gains?: Prospects and policies for the development of regional value chains in Southern Africa Downloads
Black Anthony, Lawrence Edwards, Ismail Faizel, Makundi Brian and Morris Mike
wp-2019-47: Earnings and employment microdata in South Africa Downloads
Kerr Andrew and Martin Wittenberg
wp-2019-46: Resource misallocation and total factor productivity: Manufacturing firms in South Africa Downloads
Carol Newman, Rand John and Tsebe Mpho
wp-2019-45: Measuring wealth inequality in South Africa: An agenda Downloads
Chatterjee Aroop
wp-2019-44: How do human rights violations affect poverty and income distribution? Downloads
Nicholas Apergis and Arusha Cooray
wp-2019-43: Digital technologies and ‘value’ capture in global value chains: Empirical evidence from Indian manufacturing firms Downloads
Banga Karishma
wp-2019-42: Inequality in India: A review of levels and trends Downloads
Himanshu Himanshu
wp-2019-41: The individual poverty incidence of growth Downloads
Palmisano Flaviana and Lo Bue Maria
wp-2019-40: Beyond access to basic services: Perspectives on the social determinants of health in Mozambique Downloads
Jones Sam and Llop-Gironés Alba
wp-2019-4: Do countries use foreign aid to buy geopolitical influence?: Evidence from donor campaigns for temporary UN Security Council seats Downloads
Gunter Bernhard and Reinsberg Bernhard
wp-2019-39: The effect of foreign competition on family and network labour allocation Downloads
Klymak Margaryta
wp-2019-38: Motorcycle parts and aftermarket industry regional value chain in Southern Africa Downloads
Mtanga Sithembiso and McCamel Richard
wp-2019-37: The contribution of services to trade and development in Southern Africa Downloads
Visagie Justin and Ivan Turok
wp-2019-36: Evaluating the impact of global oil prices on the SADC and the potential for increased trade in biofuels and natural gas within the region Downloads
Moyo Alfred
wp-2019-35: The impact of a higher leverage ratio on the South African economy Downloads
Davies Rob, Makrelov Konstantin and Harris Laurence
wp-2019-34: The wage-setting power of firms: Rent-sharing and monopsony in South Africa Downloads
Bassier Ihsaan
wp-2019-33: The distributional impact of structural transformation in rural India: Model-based simulation and case-study evidence Downloads
Elbers Chris and Lanjouw Peter
wp-2019-32: The size distribution of monetary policy effects among South African manufacturing firms: Firm-level evidence from administrative tax data Downloads
Lesame Keagile
wp-2019-31: Gender and the South African labour market: Policy relevant research possibilities using South African tax data Downloads
Ebrahim Amina and Lilenstein Kezia
wp-2019-30: Trade liberalization and South African manufacturing: Looking back with data Downloads
Ciaran Driver
wp-2019-3: Industrial agglomeration in Myanmar Downloads
John Rand, Finn Tarp, Trifkovi? Neda and Zille Helge
wp-2019-29: The effect of real exchange rate volatility on income distribution in South Africa Downloads
Harris Laurence and Aye Goodness
wp-2019-28: Can a wage subsidy system help reduce 50 per cent youth unemployment?: Evidence from South Africa Downloads
Pirttilä Jukka and Ebrahim Amina
wp-2019-27: The creation of an individual panel using administrative tax microdata in South Africa Downloads
Ebrahim Amina and Axelson Chris
wp-2019-26: Black cat, white cat: Lessons to be learned from ASEAN Downloads
Lowitt Sandy
wp-2019-25: Snakes and ladders and loaded dice: Poverty dynamics and inequality in South Africa, 2008–2017 Downloads
Murray Leibbrandt, Zizzamia Rocco and Schotte Simone
wp-2019-24: Inequality and the generational economy: Race-disaggregated National Transfer Accounts for South Africa, 2015 Downloads
Morne Oosthuizen
wp-2019-23: Self-selection of Mexican migrants in the presence of random shocks: Evidence from the Panic of 1907 Downloads
Escamilla-Guerrero David and Lopez-Alonso Moramay
wp-2019-22: Institutional bypass and aid effectiveness in Africa Downloads
Chasukwa Michael and Banik Dan
wp-2019-21: A Pre-Prototype 2015 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for Myanmar Downloads
Finn Tarp, Dirk van Seventer, San Nyo and Thein Khin
wp-2019-20: Managerial attributes and enterprise access to formal credit in Myanmar Downloads
Henrik Hansen, John Rand, Finn Tarp and Trifkovi? Neda
wp-2019-2: Learning from the ?best?: The impact of tax-benefit systems in Africa Downloads
Jara Xavier, Bargain Olivier, Kwenda Prudence and Ntuli Miracle
wp-2019-19: Financing the Zambia social cash transfer scale-up: A tax benefit microsimulation analysis based on MicroZAMOD Downloads
Pellerano Luca, Kampamba Remmy, Banda Charles and Musama Obbie
wp-2019-18: Promoting education under distortionary taxation: Equality of opportunity versus welfarism Downloads
Haaparanta Pertti, Kanbur Ravi, Pirttilä Jukka, Paukkeri Tuuli and Tuomala Matti
wp-2019-17: Distributional changes in the gender wage gap in the post-apartheid South African labour market Downloads
Mosomi Jacqueline
wp-2019-16: Microsimulation analysis of the impact of indirect tax benefits on income distribution and poverty alleviation in Tanzania: An application of TAZMOD Downloads
Asiya Maskaeva, Bochkaeva Zanda, Mmasa Joel, Msafiri Mgeni and Iramba Eric
wp-2019-15: Foreign aid and climate change policy: What can(’t) the data tell us? Downloads
Kono Daniel and Montinola Gabriella
wp-2019-14: Financial disincentives to formal work: Evidence from Ecuador and Colombia Downloads
Jara Xavier and Rodriguez David
wp-2019-13: Modelling value-added tax (VAT) in South Africa: Assessing the distributional impact of the recent increase in the VAT rate and options for redress through the benefits system Downloads
Pirttilä Jukka, Barnes Helen, Wright Gemma, Noble Michael, Masekesa Faith, Gcabo Rebone, Moche Boitumelo, Steyn Wynnona and Moahlodi Boikhutso
wp-2019-12: What does the evidence tell us about ‘thinking and working politically’ in development assistance? Downloads
Robinson Mark, Dasandi Niheer, Laws Edward and Marquette Heather
wp-2019-11: The impact of foreign aid on maternal mortality Downloads
Banchani Emmanuel and Swiss Liam
wp-2019-10: Combatting debt bias in South African firms: The case for an allowance for corporate equity Downloads
McNabb Kyle, Khoza Londiwe, Seppo Kari and Manjezi Nangamso
wp-2019-1: Income redistribution in Latin America: A microsimulation approach Downloads
Jara Xavier, Oliva Nicolás, Arancibia Cristina, Dondo Mariana, Macas David, Riella Rebeca, Urraburu Joana and Rodriguez David
UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2015-063: Needs vs expediency: Poverty reduction and social development in post-conflict countries Downloads
Addison Tony, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, Saurabh Singhal and Gisselquist Rachel M.
WIDER Discussion Paper 2009-05: Aid and Growth: Have We Come Full Circle? Downloads
Channing Arndt, Sam Jones and Finn Tarp
WIDER Discussion Paper 2009-04: Revisiting the Global Food Architecture: Lessons from the 2008 Food Crisis Downloads
Luc Christiaensen
WIDER Discussion Paper 2009-003: The Global Economic Crisis: Towards Syndrome-Free Recovery for Africa Downloads
Augustin Fosu and Wim Naudé
WIDER Discussion Paper 2009-001: The Financial Crisis of 2008 and the Developing Countries Downloads
Wim Naudé
DP2008/06: Does Aid Mitigate External Shocks? Downloads
Paul Collier and Benedikt Goderis
DP2008/05: China, India, Brazil and South Africa in the World Economy: Engines of Growth? Downloads
Deepak Nayyar
DP2008/04: Measurement and Explanation of Inequality in Health and Health Care in Low-Income Settings Downloads
Eddy Van Doorslaer and Owen O'Donnell
DP2008/03: The World Distribution of Household Wealth Downloads
James Davies, Susanna Sandstrom, Anthony Shorrocks and Edward Wolff
DP2008/02: Southern Engines of Global Growth: Very Long Cycles or Short Spurts? Downloads
Meghnad Desai
DP2008/01: Entrepreneurial Ventures and the Developmental State: Lessons from the Advanced Economies Downloads
William Lazonick
UNU-WIDER Research Paper DP2007/06: Loans or Grants? Downloads
Daniel Cohen, Pierre Jacquet and Helmut Reisen
UNU-WIDER Research Paper DP2007/05: Big Push versus Absorptive Capacity: How to Reconcile the Two Approaches Downloads
Patrick Guillaumont and Sylviane Guillaumont Jeanneney
UNU-WIDER Research Paper DP2007/04: Do Donors Target Aid in Line with the Millennium Development Goals? A Sector Perspective of Aid Allocation Downloads
Rainer Thiele, Peter Nunnenkamp and Axel Dreher
UNU-WIDER Research Paper DP2007/03: Geography and Development in Africa: Overview and Implications for Regional Cooperation Downloads
Wim Naudé
UNU-WIDER Research Paper DP2007/02: Peace, Prosperity, and Pro-Growth Entrepreneurship Downloads
Wim Naudé
UNU-WIDER Research Paper DP2007/01: Aid to Fragile States: Do Donors Help or Hinder? Downloads
Stephen Browne
DP2006/09: Political Economy of Additional Development Finance Downloads
Clunies-Ross, Anthony and John Langmore
DP2006/08: The International Mobility of Talent and its Impact on Global Development Downloads
Andres Solimano
DP2006/07: Income, Income Inequality, and Health: Evidence from China Downloads
Hongbin Li and Yi Zhu
DP2006/06: Growth and Equity in Finland Downloads
Markus Jantti, Juho Saari and Juhana Vartiainen
DP2006/05: Understanding the Relationship between Institutions and Economic Development: Some Key Theoretical Issues Downloads
Ha-Joon Chang
DP2006/04: The Impact of Domestic and International Commodity Price Volatility on Agricultural Income Instability: Ghana, Vietnam and Peru Downloads
George Rapsomanikis and Alexander Sarris
DP2006/03: Women's Status and Children's Food Security in Pakistan Downloads
Guha-Khasnobis, Basudeb and Gautam Hazarika
DP2006/02: Multilateral Aid Agencies and Strategic Donor Behaviour Downloads
George Mavrotas and Espen Villanger
DP2006/01: Aid Allocation and Fragile States Downloads
Mark McGillivray
DP2005/11: Examining Private Investment Heterogeneity: Evidence from a Dynamic Panel Downloads
Kul Luintel and George Mavrotas
DP2005/10: Economic Growth and Financial Depth: Is the Relationship Extinct Already? Downloads
Peter Rousseau and Paul Wachtel
DP2005/09: Financial Sector Structure and Financial Crisis Burden: A Model Based on the Russian Default of 1998 Downloads
George Mavrotas and Dmitri Vinogradov
DP2005/08: Channels and Policy Debate in the Globalization-Inequality-Poverty Nexus Downloads
Machiko Nissanke and Erik Thorbecke
DP2005/07: Economic Agendas in Civil Wars: What We Know, What We Need to Know Downloads
David M. Malone and Heiko Nitzschke
DP2005/06: The Volatility of Aid Downloads
David Fielding and George Mavrotas
DP2005/05: Post-Conflict Recovery: Does the Global Economy Work for Peace? Downloads
Tony Addison
DP2005/04: Decent Work and the Informal Economy Downloads
Anne Trebilcock
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