Exchanging Experiences, Expanding Opportunities

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Income inequalities between and within countries have worsened in recent decades. Gender inequalities are narrowing at a snail’s pace. Citizenship and location continue to determine life chances, despite the increasing integration of economies.

Widening income inequality is the defining challenge of our time. In advanced economies, the gap between the rich and poor is at its highest level in decades.

This report examines the situation of Guatemalan youths based on an approach about the opportunity for human developing they represent. The analysis arises in the context of a set of basic opportunities: live, learn, participate and enjoy.

This paper combines income tax returns with Flow of Funds data to estimate the distribution of household wealth in the United States since 1913. We estimate wealth by capitalizing the incomes reported by individual taxpayers, accounting for assets that do not generate taxable income.

We examine the effect of unconditional cash transfers by a unitary discrete labour supply model. We argue that there is no negative income effect of social transfers in the case of poor adults because leisure could not be assumed to be a normal good under such conditions.

We examine the effect of unconditional cash transfers by a unitary discrete labour supply model. We argue that there is no negative income effect of social transfers in the case of poor adults because leisure could not be assumed to be a normal good under such conditions.

Measurement and analysis of income inequality has long been a topic of OECD work and seized renewed attention with the OECD’s Better Life Initiative. Measuring distributions across dimensions above and beyond income (health, education, etc.) are also at the heart of the OECD’s How’s Life?

This document presents the socio-demographic profile of children and adolescents in Haiti and the major challenges they face, analyzing each sector - education, food security and nutrition, maternal and child health, child protection, employment and employability of adolescents - the specific and

In the past decade Peru has undergone great economic and social changes.The country has experienced rapid economic growth, accompanied by increased social policy efforts.

The creation of small, but formal, enterprises is one of the engines for the process of economic growth with poverty reduction.

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