Getting women into paid employment has more impact on poverty than formalizing women's work or equalizing wage rates – findings from Latin America

The International Poverty Centre (IPC) in Brazil churns out some interesting analysis and summarizes them in reader-friendly ‘one pagers’. One recent study looks at the role of gender inequality in explaining income growth, poverty and inequality. Here’s a summary of the one pager. The full paper is here.

By admin April 17, 2009 3

A sneak prevew of the FT in 2020, why anti-aid African writers get all the headlines, the worst NGO ever and economics goes post-autistic: links I liked

A copy of the Financial Times from 2020? Ah, it’s dated 1 April…… (h/t Global Dashboard) Chris Blattman muses (and gets into a row with Bill Easterly) over why anti-aid African voices seem to get all the press attention and a follow up And Chris’ outstanding candidate for worst NGO ever The real-world economics review (formerly…

By admin April 14, 2009 1