Local Research for Better Lives
This study investigates whether self-employment, which generally offers greater flexibility with respect to the hours and place of work
This paper analyzes the effects of wage rigidity, on both labor market dynamics and unemployment volatility, by comparing two European economies, Spain and Latvia, with very different wage dynamics.
This paper focuses on robust analysis of distributions and heavy-tailedness characteristics for data on income and wealth for the World, Russia and post-Soviet Central Asian economies.
Inequality is often discussed along a single dimension like income. This is reflected in the various decomposition approaches of inequality indices
Does Oversees Development Assistance (ODA) – foreign aid in common parlance – reduce poverty? This study explores this question in the Kenyan context.