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Underrepresentation of developing country researchers in development research

We present evidence of how researchers from developing countries are represented in three areas of research: conference presentations, articles in journals, and citations. We find that the bulk of research on development and development policies in the South is conducted by researchers from the North.

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April 22, 2021 By: Verónica Amarante, Ronelle Burger, Grieve Chelwa, John Cockburn, Ana Kassouf, Andrew McKay, & Julieta Zurbrigg PDF

Changing Inequalities in Health-Adjusted Life Expectancy by Income and Race in South Africa

Trends in socioeconomic-related health inequalities is a particularly pertinent topic in South Africa where years of systematic discrimination under apartheid bequeathed a legacy of inequalities in health outcomes. We use three nationally representative datasets to examine trends in income- and race-related inequalities in life expectancy (LE) and health-adjusted life expectancy (HALE) since the beginning of the millennium.

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April 22, 2021 By: Caryn Bredenkamp, Ronelle Burger, Alyssa Jourdan, & Eddy van Doorslaer PDF