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14 p, 835.3 KB To prevent this disease, we have to stay at home, but if we stay at home, we die of hunger - Livelihoods, vulnerability and coping with Covid-19 in rural Mozambique / Krauss, Judith E. (University of Sheffield) ; Artur, Luis (Universidade Eduardo Mondlane) ; Brockington, Dan (University of Sheffield. Department of Private Law) ; Castro, Eduardo (Universidade Eduardo Mondlane) ; Fernando, Jone (Universidade Eduardo Mondlane) ; Fisher, Janet (University of Edinburgh) ; Kingman, Andrew (Micaia Foundation) ; Moises, Hosia Mavoto (Micaia Foundation) ; Mlambo, Ana (Micaia Foundation) ; Nuvunga, Milagre (Micaia Foundation) ; Pritchard, Rose (University of Manchester) ; Ribeiro, Natasha (Universidade Eduardo Mondlane) ; Ryan, Casey M. (University of Edinburgh) ; Tembe, Julio (Universidade Eduardo Mondlane) ; Zimudzi, Clemence (University of Zimbabwe)
Non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) such as social distancing and travel restrictions have been introduced to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (hereinafter Covid). In many countries of the Global South, NPIs are affecting rural livelihoods, but in-depth empirical data on these impacts are limited. [...]
2022 - 10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105757
World development, Vol. 151 (2022) , p. 105757  
16 p, 841.9 KB Impacts of hydropower development on locals' livelihoods in the Global South / Castro-Diaz, Laura (Arizona State University) ; García, María Alejandra (Michigan State University. Department of Community Sustainability) ; Villamayor Tomás, Sergio (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Lopez, Maria Claudia (Michigan State Universit. Department of Community Sustainability)
The construction of hydroelectric dams in the Global South and emerging economies is controversial; on one hand, advocates highlight the positive impacts at national and global scales, such as national development and independence from fossil fuels. [...]
2023 - 10.1016/j.worlddev.2023.106285
World development, Vol. 169 (September 2023) , art. 106285  
18 p, 2.7 MB Capitalism and extreme poverty : A global analysis of real wages, human height, and mortality since the long 16th century / Sullivan, Dylan (Macquarie University. Macquarie School of Social Sciences) ; Hickel, Jason 1982- (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
This paper assesses claims that, prior to the 19th century, around 90% of the human population lived in extreme poverty (defined as the inability to access essential goods), and that global human welfare only began to improve with the rise of capitalism. [...]
2023 - 10.1016/j.worlddev.2022.106026
World development, Vol. 161 (January 2023) , art. 106026  
14 p, 2.1 MB How are institutions included in Integrated Conservation and Development Projects? Developing and testing a diagnostic approach on the World Bank's Forest and Community project in Salta, Argentina / Busck-Lumholt, Louise Marie (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Corbera, Esteve (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Geografia) ; Mertz, Ole (University of Copenhagen. Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management)
The opportunities and challenges of ensuring participation and success of Integrated Conservation and Development Projects (ICDPs) have been fairly studied. However, it is not often well-established which institutional mechanisms explain the failure in meeting participatory and project goals. [...]
2022 - 10.1016/j.worlddev.2022.105956
World Development, Vol. 157 (September 2022) , art. 105956  
11 p, 469.8 KB Southern thought, islandness and real-existing degrowth in the Mediterranean / Kallis, Giorgos (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Petridis, Panos (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences. Institute of Social Ecology) ; Varvarousis, Angelos (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
In thinking about alternatives to growth-based development, we draw attention to Mediterranean islands and the way they animate imaginaries and practices of a simple life. We follow Franco Cassano's thesis of 'Southern thought' - a critique of Western developmentalism, prioritizing instead values of slowness, moderation and conviviality. [...]
2022 - 10.1016/j.worlddev.2022.105957
World Development, Vol. 157 (September 2022) , art. 105957  
Knowledge gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean and economic development / Jarrín-V, Pablo (Universidad Regional Amazónica Ikiam) ; Falconí, Fander (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales) ; Cango, Pedro (Universidad Regional Amazónica Ikiam) ; Ramos Martín, Jesús (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia i d'Història Econòmica)
An economy based on primary products is present in most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. These remain focused on the export of unprocessed materials and goods, with little added value from knowledge and technology, which creates a development gap with technologically advanced countries and regions. [...]
2021 - 10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105602
World development, Vol. 146 (2021) , p. 105602  
11 p, 664.8 KB Challenging perceptions about men, women, and forest product use : a global comparative study / Sunderland, Terry (Center for International Forestry Research (Indonèsia)) ; Achdiawan, Ramadhani (Center for International Forestry Research (Indonèsia)) ; Angelsen, Arild (Center for International Forestry Research (Indonèsia)) ; Babigumira, Ronnie (Center for International Forestry Research (Indonèsia)) ; Ickowitz, Amy (Center for International Forestry Research (Indonèsia)) ; Paumgarten, Fiona (University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, Sud-àfrica)) ; Reyes-García, Victoria (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) ; Shively, Gerald (Norwegian University of Life Sciences)
This study uses a multi-case dataset to question current assumptions about the gender differentiation of forest product use. We test some of the commonly held ideas on how men and women access, manage, and use different forest products. [...]
2014 - 10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.03.003
World development, Vol. 64, supl. 1 (Dec. 2014) , p. S56-S66  
12 p, 1.0 MB Conditional cash transfers for primary education : which children are left out? / Bauchet, Jonathan (Purdue University. Department of Consumer Science) ; Undurraga, Eduardo A. (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) ; Reyes-García, Victoria (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Behrmane, Jere R. (University of Pennsylvania. Population Studies Center) ; Godoy, Ricardo A. (Brandeis University)
Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs to increase primary-school enrollment and attendance among low-income households have been shown to benefit children and households, but to date little is known about who joins such programs. [...]
2018 - 10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.12.021
World development, Vol. 105 (May 2018) , p. 1-12  
38 p, 669.4 KB Female-headed households and living conditions in Latin America / Liu, Chia (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics) ; Esteve, Albert (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics) ; Treviño, Rocío (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics)
This study investigates the rise in female headship in Latin America and its relationship with changing living arrangements and household living conditions. Understanding the family situation of the household head is essential in assessing living conditions in the region of Latin America. [...]
2017 - 10.1016/j.worlddev.2016.10.008
World development, Núm. 90 (Febrer 2017) , p. 311-328  
19 p, 157.1 KB Intergenerational mobility in the transition from education to labour market and early career : the case of university students in Catalonia / Fachelli, Sandra (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Grup de Recerca Educació i Treball) ; Planas, Jordi 1950- (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Grup de Recerca Educació i Treball)
The Local Government of Catalonia has charged an analysis of the labour insertion of the university graduates students 4 years after having left the university. The survey that was carried out in 2008, pick up information of 12. [...]
Development of Competencies in the World of Work and Education (DECOWE). Slovenia, Ljubljana, 2009  

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