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Measuring Discrimination

Ashwani Deshpande

in The Grammar of Caste: Economic Discrimination in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072034
eISBN:
9780199081028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072034.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses how economists define discrimination and how it can be measured in the labour market. The primary method is called the ‘decomposition method’, which focuses on the gap in ... More


Planning for Disaster Recovery: Changing the default setting

Daniel J. Clarke and Stefan Dercon

in Dull Disasters?: How planning ahead will make a difference

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198785576
eISBN:
9780191827440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785576.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Rules can promote decisive, timely action, but a rules-based system is only as good as the data that drive it. Because no rule is perfect, there should be some discretion to deal with situations in ... More


The Retail Donor Perspective

Mary Kay Gugerty and Dean Karlan

in The Goldilocks Challenge: Right-Fit Evidence for the Social Sector

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199366088
eISBN:
9780199366118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199366088.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter teases apart the information shortfalls in the philanthropy market for individual donors. Donors that want to use the CART principles to evaluate nonprofit organizations have little ... More


Strategies for Addressing Capital Flight

James K. Boyce

Leonce Ndikumana (ed.)

in Capital Flight from Africa: Causes, Effects, and Policy Issues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718550
eISBN:
9780191788000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718550.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Drawing on the literature and new evidence presented in the other chapters of the book, this chapter discusses strategies to stem capital flight from African countries. It emphasizes the importance ... More


Micro-Institutions as a Response to Weak Institutional Endowment: The Procurement Regulatory Authorities

Christine Léon de Mariz, Claude Ménard, and Bernard Abeillé

in Public Procurement Reforms in Africa: Challenges in Institutions and Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198714910
eISBN:
9780191783098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714910.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A central hypothesis of our analysis is that the constraints entrenched in the existing institutions pushed towards the emergence of alternative ways to govern procurement. The resulting ... More


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