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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Political environments and labour market opportunities as contributors to housing indebtedness: a US state-level analysis

Kevin T. Leicht.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 8348 words.

In this paper, I suggest that one creator of state-level economic inequalities is the ability to accumulate personal debt through home mortgage financing schemes. My analysis assesses the...

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Child Growth, Shocks, and Food Aid in Rural Ethiopia

Takashi Yamano, Harold Alderman and Luc Christiaensen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economics of Health; Economic Development; International Finance. 10095 words.

Child stunting in Ethiopia has persisted at alarming rates, despite enormous amounts of food aid, often procured in response to shocks. Using nationally representative data, the study finds...

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Is there a link between quality of employment and indebtedness? the case of urban low-income households in Ecuador

Maria Sagrario Floro and John Messier.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 11849 words.

The paper explores the incidence of high indebtedness or financial stress among urban, poor households in Ecuador and demonstrates its relation with the quality of employment. We argue that...

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Collecting Sex Disaggregated Data to Improve Development Policies

Cheryl Doss.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Economic Development. 8164 words.

This paper discusses the need for better data, the possibilities for collecting such data, and the initial findings of efforts to gather sex disaggregated data on important economic...

The Decision to Invest in Child Quality over Quantity: Household Size and Household Investment in Education in Vietnam

Hai-Anh H. Dang and F. Halsey Rogers.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Demographic Economics; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 16900 words.

During Vietnam's two decades of rapid economic growth, its fertility rate has fallen sharply at the same time that its educational attainment has risen rapidly—macro trends that are...