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- DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001This article explores poverty trends in Russia during the transition period. The article indicates that real incomes and growing inequality have characterised much of the reform era in Russia. Both have contributed to a higher level of poverty.Document
Determinants of income inequality and its effects on economic growth: evidence from African countriesWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001This 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 finds that:high inequality reduces growthinequality effects growth through the following channels: reduction in secondary and tertiary education investment; reductDocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001This paper provides a methodology that decomposes the change in poverty into growth and redistribution components.Document
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 article explores the ambiguous finding that in OECD countries inequality has risen, whilst redistribution has similarly increased.Why is this? The theory used in this paper suggests that this is something to do with the redistributive effect of education spending.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.