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Inequality of opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

In the last decades, inequality of opportunity has been extensively studied by economists on the assumption that, in addition to being normatively undesirable, it can be related to low potential for growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7782 AUG 04, 2016

Brunori,Paolo; Palmisano,Flaviana; Peragine,Vito Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 28 (2) (English)

This paper is organized in following headings: economic development as opportunity equalization; the measurement of educational inequality: achievement and opportunity; economic growth and equality of opportunity; children’s health opportunities and project evaluation: Mexico’s oportunidades program; symposium on conflict and gender : armed conflict, gender, and schooling; short- and long-term impact of violence on education: the case of Timor Leste; education and civil conflict in Nepal; schooling, violent conflict, and gender in Burundi. ... See More +

Publication 113049 JAN 01, 2014

Roemer,John E.; Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Gignoux,Jérémie; Peragine,Vito; Palmisano,Flaviana; Brunori,Paolo; Van de gaer,Dirk; Vandenbossche,Joost; Figueroa,José Luis; Buvinic,Mayra Lourdes; Das Gupta,Monica; Shemyakina,Olga N.; Justino,Patricia; Leone,Marinella; Salardi,Paola; Valente,Christine; Verwimp,Philip; Van Bavel,Jan Disclosed

Economic growth and equality of opportunity (English)

In this paper, the authors argue that a better understanding of the relationship between inequality and economic growth can be obtained by shifting the analysis from the space of final achievements to the space of opportunities. ... See More +

Journal Article 112404 OCT 14, 2013

Peragine,Vito; Palmisano,Flaviana; Brunori, Paolo Disclosed

Economic Growth and equality of opportunity (English)

The paper proposes an approach to understand the relationship between inequality and economic growth obtained by shifting the analysis from the space of final achievements to the space of opportunities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6599 SEP 01, 2013

Peragine, Vito; Palmisano, Flaviana; Brunori, Paolo Disclosed