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Journal Article | Jan 2009
The overall human resource shortages and the distributional inequalities in the health workforce in many developing countries are well acknowledged. However, ...
Exploring the relationship between socio-economic inequality, political instability and economic growth Why do we know so little?
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2012
The hypothesis that socio-economic inequality has a detrimental effect on economic growth by breeding political instability has been subject to empirical ...
Socio-economic inequality, Political instability, Economic growth, Investment, Gini variable, Diverging empirical findings, Methodological robustness, Measurement differences
Health inequalities in Ethiopia: modeling inequalities in length of life within and between population groups
Journal Article | Aug 2013
Background and objectives Most studies on health inequalities use average measures, but describing the distribution of health can also provide valuable ...
Ethiopia, Justice, Health inequality, Inequality in length of life, Priority setting, Inequality measurement, Gini
Project | Aug 2006 - Mar 2007
A central question in the allocation of scarce resource for health is how to balance the desire to achieve the maximal aggregate health benefit against ...
Journal Article | Jun 2011
Measuring unfair (in)equality Ingvild Almås, Jo Thori Lind, Alexander Wright Cappelen, Erik Øiolf Sø
Event | 24 Nov 2008
Purchasing power adjusted incomes applied in cross-country comparisons are measured with bias. The poorer a country is, the more its income tends to be overestimated. Consequently, international income inequality is substantially underestimated.
Event | 13 Mar 2014
With Ingvild Almås, NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Event | 29 May 2007
Workshop and seminar with Professor Erik Thorbecke from Cornell University on social exclusion: Is socio-cultural identity a barrier to poverty reduction? How does discrimination in the job market affect income inequality?
Event | 14 May 2012
-Moderate reforms can have a positive magnet effect on traditional oppressive social norms, says Jean-Philippe Platteau.
Edited Book | Jan 2018
This edited volume examines how economic processes have worked upon social lives and social realities in Latin America during the past decades. Through ...
Project | Jan 2015 - Dec 2017
Inequality in Angola is high with a Gini index of 0.55. The 20% of the population with the highest incomes receive 59% of all incomes, whilst the poorest ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
Political polarisation, colonial inequalities and the crisis of modernity in Venezuela Iselin Åsedot
Understanding Inequalities in Child Health in Ethiopia: Health Achievements Are Improving in the Period 2000– 2011
Journal Article | Sep 2014
Objective: In Ethiopia, coverage of key health services is low, and community based services have been implemented to improve access to key services. ...
Journal Article | Jan 2006
Liberal egalitarian theories of justice argue that inequalities arising from non-responsibility factors should be eliminated, but that inequalities arising ...
Coming of age in the penal system: Neoliberalism, ‘mano dura’ and the reproduction of ‘racialized’ inequalities in Honduras
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
Coming of age in the penal system: Neoliberalism, ‘mano dura’ and the reproduction of ‘racialized’ i
Journal Article | Dec 2010
Fairness considerations fundamentally affect human behavior, but our understanding of the nature and development of people’s fairness preferences ...
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2017
This paper proposes a model how individuals form beliefs on inequality based on their own and their family’s experience. A person’s income ...
inequality, income, family, effort, mobility, entitlement, Chhattisgarh, India
Journal Article | Jan 2005
The Constitution of Inequality: Constitutionalism in the Americas, 1776-1860 Roberto Gargarella Int
Angola Brief | Jun 2011
A statistical survey of health facilities and households in Luanda and Uíge has confirmed that strong inequalities persist between provinces in ...
Journal Article | Aug 2010
Was the Maoist influence during the insurgency in Nepal stronger in districts with high rates of poverty and inequality? In contrast to previous studies ...