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Impact of emergency cash assistance on gender relations in the tribal areas of Pakistan


The most recent article by Asif Igbal Dawar with Marcos Ferreira, “Impact of emergency cash assistance on gender relations in the tribal areas of Pakistan” (2021), is one of six articles he published throughout his doctoral research.

Modern Intimacies and Modernist Landscapes: Chinese Photographs in Late-Colonial Mozambique


Authored by Lorenzo Macagno, the article addresses a specific aspect of the social and cultural life of the Portuguese-Chinese in Mozambique. The first contingents, coming from the Chinese province of Guangdong, began to arrive in that region of East Africa in the second half of the 19th century.

Disarray at the headquarters: Economists and Central bankers tested by the subprime and the COVID recessions


Authored by Francisco Louçã, Alexandre Abreu and Gonçalo Pessa Costa, this paper explores the discussions among economic modellers, central banks research staff and decision-makers, namely on the adequacy of unconventional monetary policy and fiscal expansionary measures after the crisis and to COVID 19 recession.