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30 Years of economics for development

This issue of World Development ten studies,grouped under three sub-themes: the aid–growth relationship; the supply-side of aid (including its level, volatility, and coordination of donors); and the macroeconomic framework around aid.  Read more

The articles in this special issue set forth a set of technical contributions that will improve the understanding of the impacts of climate change in developing countries. 
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This month’s WIDERAngle features Roger Williamson on the importance of universities in Africa and Channing Arndt on Mozambique’s economic and social progress as well as interview with Nora Lustig on Inequality in Latin America. Read more

In the run up to the announcement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in September every development issue is clamouring for attention. The constituencies behind each issue run the risk of being accused of ‘bandwagoning’—linking their particular issue to the SDGs when the arguments for such a link are less than strong. Read more

Working Paper: Do firms learn by exporting or learn to export? Evidence from Senegal
Does export experience improve a firm's efficiency? Are the most efficient firms most likely to become exporters? This paper looks at the causal links between exporting and productivity, using data from Senegalese manufacturing sectors for the period 1998-2011. Read full paper

What types of businesses benefit or suffer due to geographic clustering? Data from Cambodia on competition and spillovers is useful to answer a number of questions about the effects of clustering and the possible benefits and drawbacks. Read more

WIID - the world income inequality database

The WIID v3.0B extends the database by 2000 observations on income inequality for developed, developing, and transition countries. The database and its documentation are available here.

© Douglas Wheller 2010
UNU-WIDER has a number of research projects related to climate change and it's economic implications. Read about Aid and the Environment, Development Under Climate Change and more here.
© Graeme Law
This report outline fifteen findings from our Research and Communication on Foreign Aid project that are relevant to the post-2015 agenda. Read more

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