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Women's Status and Children's Food Security in Pakistan
This study examines the role of women's intra-household status relative to men in children's food security in Pakistan. Data from the 1991 Pakistan Integrated Household Survey (PIHS) yield a measureExpand
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Linking the formal and informal economy : concepts and policies
The concepts of formal and informal remain central to the theory and practice of development more than half a century after they were introduced into the debate. They help structure the way thatExpand
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Micro-Insurance in India: Trends and strategies for further extension
The views expressed in the ICRIER Working Paper Series are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER).
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Beyond Formality and Informality
The constructed opposites of formality and informality have been a constant of the development discourse for more than half a century. They have anchored theoretical, empirical, and policyExpand
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Beyond the Tipping Point: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Urbanization and Development
By many estimates, the world has just crossed the point where more than half the world’s population is urban, a trend driven by rapid urbanization in developing countries. Urban centers offerExpand
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Rights-based Approach to Development
In April 2001 People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) approached the Supreme Court of India arguing that the government has a duty to provide greater relief in the context of mass hunger. TheExpand
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Wage Determination of Child Labor and Effect of Trade Reform
This study examines the interaction of a small open economy engaged in trade in goods and services with the process of household decision-making, where individuals are characterized by a degree ofExpand
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Sources of Growth in South Asian Countries
1 We are indebted to Dr. John Williamson for his comments at several stages of this research project. The usual disclaimer applies. Abstract The purpose of this paper is to extract from theExpand
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Urbanization and Development
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