Studies on the impact of household characteristics on children’s access to higher education typically focus on the importance of household income.
University of Tokyo Professor Daiji Kawaguchi presents the final seminar of the AJRC Seminar Series for Semester 2 entitled ‘Parental leave and womens’ skill use on the job: Evidence from PIAAC’.
Are our current approaches to development cooperation fit for purpose to address contemporary challenges? How should development practice evolve to reflect 21st century priorities and knowledge?
This workshop jointly organised by the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) at Crawford School of Public Policy - The Australian National University, the Centre for Applied Macro- and Petroleum Economics (CAMP) at the Norwegian BI Business
The West has no peer competitors in conventional military power. But its adversaries are increasingly turning to asymmetric methods for engaging in conflict.
Poverty reduction is normally associated with economic growth. The faster the growth the more rapid the poverty reduction. No growth typically means no reduction in poverty incidence, or even an increase.
Resource-rich developing countries are different. They obviously have large resource sectors, but these typically operate as enclaves, and most profits are repatriated, so net factor income is typically large and negative.
My PhD research is about my own academic community, Pacific Studies.
The rapid expansion and increasing complexity of our world can appear overwhelming. The ability of our body politic and the wider population to comprehend the behaviour of complex and interdependent systems is not readily apparent.
The Social Observatory (SO) is a unit in the World Bank’s Development Research Group. It has worked for seven years with a $5 billion portfolio of community-based livelihoods projects in India.
Countries are more peaceful and prosperous when women are accorded full and equal rights and opportunity.