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Hyun Son

Principal Evaluation Specialist
Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD)


  • 01 Sep 2012 | Papers and Briefs

    Using Viet Nam’s household survey data, this paper has developed a new measure of human capital that takes account of the different levels of education that people possess while accounting for their productivity.

  • 01 Jun 2012 | Papers and Briefs

    The study finds that opportunities to access basic education and infrastructure services vary widely in terms of availability and distribution in seven developing Asian countries.

  • 01 Nov 2011 | Books

    Equity is an abstract concept covering philosophical issues such as fairness and social justice, making its definition and measurement complex. This volume tackles these complexities head-on.

  • 01 Sep 2011 | Papers and Briefs

    This paper examines the impacts of Tajikistan's public transfer programs on poverty reduction, with the aim of identifying key challenges.

  • 01 Aug 2011 | Papers and Briefs

    This paper defines and measures equity of opportunity through the theoretical framework of the social opportunity function. These measures are used to analyze changes in the opportunities in education and health care in the Philippines.

  • 01 Feb 2011 | Papers and Briefs

    This paper uses a welfare-based approach to aggregate per capita growth rates, which is robust with respect to exchange rates and generates weights that always add up to unity, thus avoiding the anomalies inherent in the conventional approach.

  • 01 Oct 2010 | Papers and Briefs

    This paper measures the gaps in human capital attainment across the world and explores the issues on how human capital affects labor productivity and earnings for the workforce.

  • 01 Jul 2010 | Papers and Briefs

    To close significant income and nonincome development gaps around the world, governments must go beyond policies that simply increase economic growth. They have to include policies that close nonincome development gaps directly.

  • 01 Oct 2009 | Papers and Briefs

    This paper studies the impacts of the global economic crisis, with emphasis on the labor market, on the Republic of Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand.

  • 01 Aug 2009 | Papers and Briefs

    This study introduces a methodology to explain equity in terms of between- and within-group equity and applies it to the Philippines using Demographic and Health Surveys and Annual Poverty Indicator Surveys.

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