March 31, 2016
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This article originally appeared in VoxEU.org | Article

Authors: Ingvild Almås, Alex Armand, Orazio Attanasio, Pedro Carneiro


Most conditional cash transfer programmes around the world target women as the recipients of transfers as a means of empowering them and promoting gender equality. However, the mechanisms at work are poorly understood and empowerment is not well defined or measured. This column discusses a new measure of female emp...

February 23, 2016
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While maternal mortality has fallen sharply in the last decade, it remains unnecessarily high at about 800 deaths a day worldwide. Moreover, there is enormous variation in levels and rates of decline across countries, even after accounting for differences in income. This column discusses new evidence showing that gender prejudice explains a significant part of this variation. 

Although maternal mortality rates (MMR) have fallen sharply in the last decade, there was limited progress for many years and the rate remains unnecessarily high, ...

November 17, 2014
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El investigador del Navarra Center for International Development, Pedro Mendi, recibe una de las ayudas a la investigación en Ciencias Sociales de la Fundación Ramón Areces para llevar a cabo el proyecto de investigación: "Innovación Tecnológica en Países en Desarrollo, Análisis Teórico y Evidencia Empírica del África Sub-Sahariana".

“El uso de nuevas tecnologías en las empresas tiene como consecuencia un aumento de la productividad de los trabajadores, –explica Pedro Mendi – cabe esperar que este aumen...

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