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Poverty dynamics among the Dalits of Tarai
(The University of Bergen, 2013-09-02)
The literature suggests that links between social identity and economic outcomes can induce poverty among groups with low social status. This seems to be true in Nepal where Dalits, the group at the bottom of the caste ...
The impact of wealth and female autonomy on fertility decisions in Nepal: an econometric analysis
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-01)
The last fifteen years, the fertility rate in Nepal has declined significantly. In the same period, the country has, despite political unrest and a civil war, experienced economic growth. Nepal has, contrary to its neighboring ...
Small hands should play, not work: A theoretical analysis of interventions in child labor
(The University of Bergen, 2011-11-27)
Twelve hours a day, 7 days a week, there are 150 million children below the age of 15 working to make the clothes we wear, the carpets on our floors and the phones in our pockets. Most of these children do not have a choice: ...