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wp-2024-34: Extractive industries: transforming companies for better development outcomes Downloads
Tony Addison and Alan R. Roe
wp-2024-33: Extractive industries: transforming states and improving economic management Downloads
Tony Addison and Alan R. Roe
wp-2024-32: Extractive industries: addressing transparency, corruption, and theft Downloads
Tony Addison and Alan R. Roe
wp-2024-31: Market power and merger control in South Africa Downloads
C. Friedrich Kreuser, Michael Kilumelume and Rulof Burger
wp-2024-30: Faraway, so close: the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on political violence in Asian countries Downloads
Michele Di Maio, Patricia Justino, Valerio Leone Sciabolazza and Cecilia Nardi
wp-2024-29: Labour market inequality in two Asian giants: Indonesia and India compared Downloads
Kunal Sen
wp-2024-28: Extractive industries: enclaves or a means to transform economies? Downloads
Tony Addison and Alan R. Roe
wp-2024-27: Extractive industries: recognizing and managing the risks in resource-dependent economies Downloads
Tony Addison and Alan R. Roe
wp-2024-26: Extractive industries: imperatives, opportunities, and dilemmas in the net-zero transition Downloads
Tony Addison and Alan R. Roe
wp-2024-25: Urbanization, climate change, and structural transformation in Accra, Ghana Downloads
Michael Danquah, Bazoumana Ouattara, Williams Ohemeng and Alfred Barimah
wp-2024-24: Government size and risk premium Downloads
Abhishek Kumar and Sushanta Mallick
wp-2024-23: Falling tariffs: implications of globalization-induced tariff reductions on firms, workers, and tax revenues Downloads
Nora Strecker, Georg U. Thunecke and Benedikt Zoller-Rydzek
wp-2024-22: Analysis of household demand patterns using household data: Re-thinking the use of unit values or community prices Downloads
Aimable Nsabimana
wp-2024-21: The potential of universal basic income schemes to mitigate shocks: Comparing the performance of universal basic income in Uganda and Zambia during COVID-19 Downloads
Enrico Nichelatti, Maria Jouste and Pia Rattenhuber
wp-2024-20: Watts happening to work? The labour market effects of South Africa's electricity crisis Downloads
Haroon Bhorat and Timothy Köhler
wp-2024-19: What traders know: the (mis)perceptions of formal and informal cross-border traders Downloads
Paolo Falco and Eleanor Wiseman
wp-2024-18: Indirect rule: armed groups and customary chiefs in eastern DRC Downloads
Soeren J. Henn, Gauthier Marchais, Christian Mastaki Mugaruka and Raúl Sánchez de la Sierra
wp-2024-17: Importer price effects of tariffs in the context of preferential trade agreements: The case of poultry in South Africa Downloads
Jing-Woei Chien, Lawrence Edwards and Ayanda Hlatshwayo
wp-2024-16: Informed job entry: Does labour market information speed job-taking in Mozambique? Downloads
Ricardo Santos, Sam Jones and Gimelgo Xirinda
wp-2024-15: Offshore tax evasion in developing countries: Evidence and policy discussion Downloads
Niels Johannesen
wp-2024-14: Institutional trust in the time of corona: Evidence from countermeasures in Germany Downloads
Wolfgang Stojetz, Neil T. N. Ferguson, Ghassan Baliki, Sarah Fenzl, Patricia Justino and Tilman Brück
wp-2024-13: Tax revenue data in Africa: the Government Revenue Dataset and African Tax Outlook in comparison Downloads
Frankie Mbuyamba and Kyle McNabb
wp-2024-12: The legacy of coercive cotton cultivation in colonial Mozambique Downloads
Henrique Barros, Rute Martins Caeiro, Sam Jones and Patricia Justino
wp-2024-11: Decomposing budget credibility Downloads
Felix Mambo and Ricardo Santos
wp-2024-10: Minimum wage and tax kink effects in the formal and informal sector in Zambia Downloads
Samuel Bryson, Evaristo Mwale and Kwabena Adu-Ababio
wp-2024-9: Inequality and voting in fragile countries: Evidence from Mozambique Downloads
Margherita Bove, Eva-Maria Egger, Sam Jones, Patricia Justino and Ricardo Santos
wp-2024-8: Cultivating change: the long-term impact of forced labour in Mozambique Downloads
Margherita Bove, Rute Martins Caeiro, Rachel Coelho, Sam Jones and Patricia Justino
wp-2024-7: Smart classrooms and education outcomes: Evidence from Rwanda Downloads
Aimable Nsabimana, Muthoni Nganga and Christine Niyizamwiyitira
wp-2024-6: Mining spillovers and the formal-informal duality in manufacturing and services Downloads
Saumik Paul and Dhushyanth Raju
wp-2024-5: Sheepskin effects and heterogenous wage-setting behaviour: Evidence from Mozambique Downloads
David A. Jaeger and Sam Jones
wp-2024-4: Behind the numbers: exploring caste inequities in entrepreneurial success Downloads
Rajesh Raj Natarajan and Kunal Sen
wp-2024-3: Institutions and governance in Mozambique: A bird's eye view based on existing databases Downloads
Ines A. Ferreira
wp-2024-2: What explains the disaster preparedness of micro-enterprises?: Examining socio-psychological characteristics and information provision Downloads
Hanna Berkel and Finn Tarp
wp-2024-1: Does it matter who you ask for time-use data? Downloads
Deepti Sharma, Hema Swaminathan and Rahul Lahoti
wp-2023-150: The dynamics of formal employment during and after the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda Downloads
Kyle McNabb, Tina Kaidu Barugahara and Susan Kavuma
wp-2023-149: How should an optimal tax system react to a crisis?: Simulation results for Zambia Downloads
Dingquan Miao, Ravi Kanbur and Jukka Pirttilä
wp-2023-148: Job accessibility and spatial equity: A City of Cape Town case study Downloads
Jacomien van der Merwe and Tom de Jong
wp-2023-147: Exploring options to deepen and broaden the personal income tax base in South Africa Downloads
Gemma Wright, Katrin Gasior, Joonas Ollonqvist, Wynnona Steyn, Winile Ngobeni, Helen Barnes, Michael Noble, David McLennan, Jukka Pirttilä and Ada Jansen
wp-2023-146: Global income polarization: Relative and absolute perspectives Downloads
Vanesa Jorda, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, Laurence Roope and Finn Tarp
wp-2023-145: Mobile Internet and income improvement: Evidence from Viet Nam Downloads
Trang Thi Pham
wp-2023-144: Polling during war: Challenges and lessons from Ukraine Downloads
Kit Rickard, Gerard Toal, Kristin M. Bakke and John O'Loughlin
wp-2023-143: Trust a few: natural disasters and the formation of trust in Africa Downloads
Robert Mackay, Astghik Mavisakalyan and Yashar Tarverdi
wp-2023-142: Differential bunching impacts across the income distribution: Evidence from Zambian tax administrative data Downloads
Samuel Bryson, Kwabena Adu-Ababio, Evaristo Mwale and John Rand
wp-2023-141: Financial inclusion and nutrition among rural households in Rwanda Downloads
Ranjula Bali Swain and Aimable Nsabimana
wp-2023-140: Degrees of disadvantage Downloads
Chinmayi Srikanth
wp-2023-139: A reform option for pension fund contribution as tax expenditure in South Africa: A microsimulation model approach using tax administrative data Downloads
Ada Jansen, Winile Ngobeni and Wynnona Steyn
wp-2023-138: Sectoral shifts and labour market outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Amie M. Jobe and Roberto Ricciuti
wp-2023-137: Global minimum corporate income tax: Challenges and prospects for Uganda Downloads
Corti Paul Lakuma and Rehema Kahunde
wp-2023-136: The political economy of Bitcoin as legal tender in El Salvador: Temporary bandages to permanent wounds? Downloads
Tobias Boos and Juan Grigera
wp-2023-135: Construction productivity and global inequality Downloads
Saumik Paul and Kunal Sen
wp-2023-134: Compliance rates with local and national business taxes: Evidence from Kampala, Uganda Downloads
Rose Camille Vincent, Stephan Dietrich and Kyle McNabb
wp-2023-133: Did Uganda's corporate tax incentives benefit the Ugandan economy or only the firms? Downloads
Nicholas Musoke, Tereza Palanská and Caroline Schimanski
wp-2023-132: Rent sharing, wage floors, and development Downloads
Joshua Budlender and Ihsaan Bassier
wp-2023-131: Wage inequality, firm characteristics, and firm wage premia in South Africa Downloads
Shakeba Foster
wp-2023-130: Performance of tax-benefit systems amid COVID-19 crises in sub-Saharan Africa: A comparative perspective Downloads
Jesse Lastunen, Adnan Shahir, Pia Rattenhuber, Kwabena Adu-Ababio and Rodrigo Oliveira
wp-2023-129: The economic context of realizing socioeconomic rights in South Africa Downloads
Philippe Burger
wp-2023-128: Frontier rule and conflict Downloads
Adeel Malik, Rinchan Ali Mirza and Faiz Ur Rehman
wp-2023-127: Double-edged sword: understanding the localized effect of foreign direct investment inflow in conflict settings Downloads
Lorenzo Crippa and Laura Saavedra-Lux
wp-2023-126: Using remote tracking technologies to audit and understand medicine theft Downloads
Ryan Jablonski, Brigitte Seim, Mariana Carvalho Barbosa and Clark Gibson
wp-2023-125: Double taxation treaties and resource revenue mobilization in developing countries: A neural network approach Downloads
Harouna Kinda and Abrams M.E. Tagem
wp-2023-124: Barriers or catalysts? Traditional institutions and social mobility in rural India Downloads
Vegard Iversen, Anustup Kundu, Rahul Lahoti and Kunal Sen
wp-2023-123: Will economic growth be sufficient to end global poverty?: New projections of the UN Sustainable Development Goals Downloads
Arief Anshory Yusuf, Zuzy Anna, Ahmad Komarulzaman and Andy Sumner
wp-2023-122: Rationality, emotions, and ethnicity: Explaining elite political alignments in a deeply divided society Downloads
Omar Shahabudin McDoom
wp-2023-121: An open database on inequality and polarization in length of life (1950-2021) Downloads
Vanesa Jorda, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa and Mercedes Tejería
wp-2023-120: Addressing poverty and inequality in Viet Nam during the COVID-19 pandemic: An examination of the alleviating impact of tax and benefit measures Downloads
Antoine de Mahieu and Jesse Lastunen
wp-2023-119: Ethnic diversity and financial inclusion in post-apartheid South Africa Downloads
Isaac Koomson, Michael Danquah and Edward Martey
wp-2023-118: Aid and violence reduction Downloads
Anke Hoeffler
wp-2023-117: A (time) series of unfortunate events: structural change, globalization, and the rise of occupational injuries Downloads
A.V. Chari
wp-2023-116: Exploring the network of individuals that influence the media's inflation message in South Africa Downloads
Katrien Smuts
wp-2023-115: Taxation and accountability in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Roel Dom, Oliver Morrissey and Abrams M.E. Tagem
wp-2023-114: The effect of wage subsidies on job retention in a developing country: Evidence from South Africa Downloads
Timothy Köhler, Haroon Bhorat and Robert Hill
wp-2023-113: Structural change in the Mozambique economy between 2007 and 2019: A social accounting matrix approach Downloads
Dirk van Seventer and Finn Tarp
wp-2023-112: Returns to education and wage inequality in Namibia: A gendered analysis Downloads
Obrein Muine Samahiya and Ebenezer Lemven Wirba
wp-2023-111: Ask not what your country can do for you': Legacies of the Great Recession and the consequences of the 'trust crisis Downloads
Alia Aghajanian, Rute Martins Caeiro, Eva-Maria Egger, Patricia Justino and Maria Lo Bue
wp-2023-110: Aid's impact on social protection in low- and middle-income countries Downloads
Miguel Niño-Zarazúa and Alma Santillán Hernández
wp-2023-109: Understanding inequality and its evolution in Kenya: The contribution of the UNU-WIDER World Income Inequality Database initiative Downloads
Damiano Kulundu Manda, Germano Mwabu, Martine Oleche and Moses Kinyanjui Muriithi
wp-2023-108: Framing the change: analysing employment change, (in)adequacy, and (de)feminization in Cameroon's tertiary firms Downloads
Yselle Malah Kuete
wp-2023-107: Empowering youth: the impact of comprehensive sex education on teenage pregnancy in Ecuador Downloads
Kamila Aguirre and Vanessa D. Carrión-Yaguana
wp-2023-106: Time-varying fiscal multipliers for South Africa: A large time-varying parameter vector autoregression approach Downloads
Gideon du Rand, Hylton Hollander and Dawie van Lill
wp-2023-105: Unravelling aid funding: Linking funding allocation patterns and localization in Sierra Leone Downloads
Swetha Ramachandran
wp-2023-104: Impact of trade and structural change on the sub-Saharan African economies Downloads
Paul Ko, Ryo Makioka and Karim Nchare
wp-2023-103: Aiding education? The effect of international aid on local educational enrolment in Nigeria Downloads
Roos Haer and Gudrun Østby
wp-2023-102: Investigating inequality trends in Africa: ACEIR research and the WIID Downloads
Martin Wittenberg and Murray Leibbrandt
wp-2023-101: Youth, violence, and sustaining peace Downloads
Patricia Justino
wp-2023-100: Comparing the poverty-reduction efficiency of targeted versus universal benefits amid crises Downloads
Adnan Shahir, Ravi Kanbur, Jukka Pirttilä and Pia Rattenhuber
wp-2023-99: Mobile technologies and firm formalization: Evidence from Uganda Downloads
Marina Dodlova, Krisztina Kis-Katos, Anna Kochanova and Olivia Wirth
wp-2023-98: Fiscal anchors and sustainable fiscal policy Downloads
Krige Siebrits and Estian Calitz
wp-2023-97: IMF conditionality and structural reforms: Evidence from developing countries Downloads
Ablam Estel Apeti and Kwamivi Gomado
wp-2023-96: The legacy of Mexico's Drug War on youth political attitudes Downloads
Omar García-Ponce and Isabel Laterzo
wp-2023-95: Temperature, climate change, and household financial behaviour: Evidence from Viet Nam Downloads
Sefa Awaworyi Churchill, Trong-Anh Trinh and Michael Danquah
wp-2023-94: Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment: Findings from national labour surveys in five Latin American countries Downloads
Martha Alter Chen and Joann Vanek
wp-2023-93: Social protection, the COVID-19 crisis, and the informal economy: Lessons from relief for comprehensive social protection Downloads
Laura Alfers and Florian Juergens-Grant
wp-2023-92: Informal employment: what is missing from national economic recovery plans? Downloads
Siviwe Mhlana, Rachel Moussié, Sally Roever and Michael Rogan
wp-2023-91: Differences in inequality measurement: Ghana case study Downloads
Richmond Atta-Ankomah, Monica P. Lambon-Quayefio and Robert Osei
wp-2023-90: An assessment of inequality estimates for the case of South Africa Downloads
Muna Shifa, Rejoice Mabhena, Vimal Ranchhod and Murray Leibbrandt
wp-2023-89: Transforming rural economies through tertiary education: Evidence from India Downloads
Amparo Castello-Climent, Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay and Ravinder
wp-2023-88: Financial reforms and income inequality: evidence from developing countries Downloads
Kwamivi Gomado
wp-2023-87: Drivers of services sector growth acceleration in developing countries Downloads
Gideon Ndubuisi, Solomon Owusu, Rex Asiama and Elvis Avenyo
wp-2023-86: Communication matters: sensitivity in fairness evaluations across wealth inequality expressions and levels Downloads
Annalena Oppel
wp-2023-85: Digging deeper into the state-democracy nexus: The role of civic participation in fostering impartial bureaucracy Downloads
Andrea Vaccaro
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