1 - 20 of 504 items matching your search:
Main Research Topic
We research mobilization for gender equality and social change.
Journal Article | Jan 1993
Silence speak louder than claims: Gender, household and agriculture development in Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Jan 2013
We have used gender-disaggregated household panel data from 2007 and 2012 in combination with dictator games and hawk-dove games to assess the effects ...
joint land certification, gender, empowerment of wives, Ethiopia, Africa
Journal Article | Mar 2018
Highlights We study how fertility affects household size, composition, and poverty in Nepal. The gender of the first child serves as an IV for ...
The relationship between the state, family and household. Consequences for women's participation in the education system in Kerala, India
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The theme of this working paper is gender and education in India, and more specifically the question why there is significantly higher participation of ...
Gender relations, Education, Kerala, India, Asia: India
News | 1 Dec 2008
Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary won a PhD-grant to study the impact of decades of war and the particular features of the post-Taliban order on women's vulnerability to violence both in public and private places.
"If men and women were equal, we would all simply be people" Gender and Poverty in Northern Mozambique
CMI Report | Dec 2009
This is the second report in the series ‘Gender Policies and Feminisation of Poverty in Mozambique’. While the first report went through existing ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2020
Outlining historical and contemporary processes of political and economic change in Mozambique’s capital city Maputo, and juxtaposing these with an ethnography ...
Mozambique, Gender, Urban, Inequality, Poverty
Journal Article | Jul 2014
This paper assesses rural households’ decision to use improved maize varieties in Malawi and examines its impact on household welfare using a three-year ...
improved maize, , technology adoption, , input subsidy, , food security, , Malawi, , Africa
News | 4 Dec 2014
A field experiment from Tanzania shows that female entrepreneurs have less success than their male counterparts even after training and provision of grants. Why is it so hard to succeed for women running small businesses, and what will it take to shift the tide?
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2014
Population control policies keep on attracting a lot of attention. The main argument in favour of a reduction in fertility rates, is that having more ...
Household, fertility, Nepal
CMI Report | Jan 2003
In urban Africa, informal employment constitutes 90 per cent of all new jobs. Informal work is characterised by being unrecognised, unprotected or unrecorded ...
Gender, urbanization, micro credit, taxation, Africa: Uganda
Project | Dec 2007 - Dec 2010
The Government of Mozambique has made achievement of gender equality a major objective in its Poverty Reduction Strategy (PARPPA II), and specifically ...
Mozambique, Gender, Poverty
CMI Report | Sep 2010
This is the third and final report in the series “Gender Policies and Feminisation of Poverty in Mozambique”, revealing a curious incongruity ...
Mozambique, Gender, Poverty
Environmental resource collection: implications for children's schooling in Tigray, northern Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jan 2014
This paper examines the adverse effect of natural resources scarcity on children's schooling and the possible gender bias of resource collection work ...
Sudan Working Paper | Jul 2020
This research discusses the relationship between agricultural development and food security, determinants of supply of (production of food) and demand ...
agricultural development, food security, food production, food consumption, Kassala, Sudan
Journal Article | Sep 2020
This paper studies whether an increase in women's intrahousehold bargaining power causes couples to allocate more resources to their child's education, ...
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2012
A unique family survey was conducted in Nepal to investigate the economic consequences of having a first-born girl. Women get more children, but we find ...
Fertility, Intra-household gender, Nepal
Labor-intensive jobs for women and development: Intrahousehold welfare effects and its transmission channels
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
We examine the welfare impacts of women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive effects, both at the household and the individual level. However, ...
salaried employment, wage labor, gender, bargaining, consumption, poverty, hunger
News | 22 Dec 2014
Ethiopian women are flocking to the labour market making money of their own. Does this mean that there will be more gender equality? With a grant from the Research Council of Norway's scheme for Young Talented Researchers, CMI’s Lovise Aalen will lead a new project studying the impact of economic growth on the lives of women in developmental states.
Project | Oct 2009 - Feb 2014
We explore how a new female labor market emerging through the government supported establishment of rose farms in Ethiopia affects income, consumption, ...