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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 ...
Ethiopia, Justice, Health inequality, Inequality in length of life, Priority setting, Inequality measurement, Gini
Journal Article | Jan 2009
The overall human resource shortages and the distributional inequalities in the health workforce in many developing countries are well acknowledged. ...
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 ...
Socio-economic inequality, Political instability, Economic growth, Investment, Gini variable, Diverging empirical findings, Methodological robustness, Measurement differences
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 ...
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 | 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?
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda
Journal Article | Jun 2011
Measuring unfair (in)equality Ingvild Almås, Jo Thori Lind, Alexander Wright Cappelen, Erik Øiolf Sø
News | 26 Jan 2012
During the past decade, Venezuela has used revenue from the oil sector to reduce poverty and foster social development. Questions of social inequalities are high up on the political agenda, says Iselin Åsedotter Strønen.
Journal Article | Jan 2009
Colombia is a country marked by extreme social inequalities and high levels of violence, with a government that has brutally repressed social ...
Project | Feb 2019 - Mar 2022
The Middle East has one of the world's highest urbanization levels, the greatest socio-economic inequality and is a premier displacement region. ...
Migration, Refugees, Urban displacement
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, ...
teen pregnancies, pregnancy, adolescent, pregnancies, sustainable development goal, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Panama, Ecuador
News | 8 Jun 2012
A new report documents measures that can make government and politics more responsive, more accountable and more transparent and enable citizens to take a greater role in governing themselves.
Event | 13 Mar 2014
With Ingvild Almås, NHH Norwegian School of Economics
A universal preference for equality in health? Reasons to reconsider properties of applied welfare functions
Journal Article | Dec 2012
The literature on how to combine efficiency and equity considerations in the social valuation of health allocations has borrowed extensively ...
Health equity, Social welfare function, Eliciting preferences
Event | 6 Mar 2015
Several countries in Latin American has managed to reduce economic inequalities during the past decade. Yet, various forms of social, economic and cultural inequalities continues to be a defining feature of Latin American societies.
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 ...
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 ...
Event | 14 May 2012
-Moderate reforms can have a positive magnet effect on traditional oppressive social norms, says Jean-Philippe Platteau.
News | 5 Jun 2011
On June 5th, a new Peruvian president will be elected in a runoff between Ollanta Humala and Keiko Fujimori. The two candidates, for different reasons, raises concerns writes Camila Gianella.