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WIDER Angle 2013

WIDERAngle November-December 2013

From the Editor’s Desk
Tony Addison  Full article

Africa’s Emerging Middle Class: What are the Implications for Development and Democracy?
Danielle Resnick Full article

The complicated effects of foreign aid on African democracy
Annett Victorero Full article

GUESTAngle: Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Economic Shocks: Findings from Melanesia
Simon Feeny  Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Poverty and inclusive growth in the light of the quintile income statistic
S. Subramanian Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Lessons from US intervention in Japan, Afghanistan, and Iraq 

RESEARCHAngle: How to promote sustainable jobs in Mozambique

RESEARCHAngle: Confronting climate change: The role of land

VIDEOAngle: An interview with David Malone
Roger Williamson  Full interview and video

WIDERAngle October 2013

From the Editor’s Desk
Tony Addison Full article

Tackling the main causes of child mortality in developing countries: Evidence from non-clinical interventions
Miguel Niño-Zarazúa  Full article

The Many Shades of Fragility
Carl-Gustav Lindén Full article

Getting into a State?
Roger Williamson Full article

GUESTAngle: What can we learn from popular representations of development?
David Lewis, Dennis Rodgers, and Michael Woolcock Full article

RESEARCHAngleNeotrusteeship in post-conflict states – lessons from Kosovo and East Timor

RESEARCHAngle:  Policing reforms in African states – exploring the link to economic development

VIDEOAngle: Multidimensional poverty: measurement and implications – an interview with James Foster
Full interview and video.

WIDERAngle September 2013

From the Editor’s Desk
Tony Addison  Full article

Identifying 'what works' in foreign aid: Experimental and non-experimental approaches
Rachel M. Gisselquist and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa Full article

The great African data debate
Carl-Gustav Lindén  Full article

GUESTAngle: The future of aid – poverty and the middle income countries
Andy Sumner  Full article

GUESTAngle: Inclusive Growth in Africa
Roger Williamson Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Gender sensitivity of World Bank investments

This brief is based on the WIDER Working Paper 2013/017 'Assessing the effectiveness of World Bank investments: The gender dimension', by Claire Lauterbach and Elaine Zuckerman. Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Using foreign aid to incentivize pioneer investing

This brief is based on the WIDER Working Paper 2013/004 'Aid as a catalyst for pioneer investment' by Paul Collier.
Full article

VIDEOAngle: Poverty, inequality and growth: An interview with Martin Ravallion
Roger Willimson  Full interview and video.

WIDERAngle August 2013

From the Editor's Desk
Tony Addison Full article

What did we learn at the L2C conference about industrial development and policy in Africa?
Roger Williamson Full article

Democracy, transparency, and parliamentary broadcasting
Patrick Gregory  Full article

Telling the truth about information communication technology (ICT) and development… it just happens to be an inconvenient truth
Han Ei Chew  Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Building a Capable State in Afghanistan

RESEARCHAngle: Global poverty, middle-Income countries and the future of development aid

VIDEOAngle: The Gothenburg graduates and their impact in Africa – how aid has worked - an interview with Wisdom Akpalu  

WIDERAngle June-July 2013

From the Editor's Desk
Tony Addison Full article

A New Agenda for a New World
Minister Gunilla Carlsson Full article

What did we learn from the ReCom results meeting?
Tony Addison Full article

Positioning Climate Finance in the post- 2015 Development Agenda
Aziz Karimov Full article

Aid and our changing environment
Roger Williamson Full article

RESEARCHAngle:  How can aid help mitigate the problem of overfishing in Africa?

RESEARCHAngleImproving food security: what works and what could work?

RESEARCHAngleThe price of inaction - climate change in Mozambique

VIDEOAngle:  Cost of capital: the real price of green energy

WIDERAngle May 2013

From the Editor’s Desk
Tony Addison  Full article

Development agenda after 2015: finishing the job we have started
Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Development  Full article

Good governance: is it about appearance or action?
Matthew Andrews, Harvard Kennedy School Full article

Science and survival: is an agriculture-led developmental model the way forward for sub-Saharan Africa?
Lorraine Telfer-Taivainen and Roger Williamson Full article

Imperfect data increases uncertainty
Carl-Gustav Lindén Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Designing effective capacity-building programmes for climate change

RESEARCHAngle: Foreign assistance in a climate-constrained world

RESEARCHAngle: The cost of climate change in Vietnam

VIDEOAngle: UNU-WIDER Feature videos 

WIDERAngle April 2013

From the Editor’s Desk
Tony Addison Full article

GUESTAngle: Sharing for prosperity
Minister Heikki Eidsvoll Holmås  Full article

Aid and the social sectors: reflections from the Stockholm results meeting
Tony Addison and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa Full article

GUESTAngle: The polarized post-2015 development puzzle: the poorest still fall behind
Marikki Stocchetti Full article

Aid in the climate change combat
Carl-Gustav Lindén Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Evaluations – crucial for the spread of social protection programmes

RESEARCHAngle: What is the effect of aid on primary enrolment and quality of education

RESEARCHAngle: What works? – lessons from aid to education

VIDEOAngle: We know what works in foreign aid - but we don't always act on that knowledge
Bob Baulch, Abby Riddel and Katharina Mikaelowa Video link

WIDERAngle March 2013

From the Editor’s Desk
Tony Addison Full article

GUESTAngle: Minister Christian Friis Bach – We Need to Go to Zero!
Christian Friis Bach  Full article

Taking Inequality into Account in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Rachel M. Gisselquist  Full article

GUESTAngle: Voices from Fragile States: The Resilient Problem of Human Development
Jamie Bleck and Kristin Michelitch  Full article

GUESTAngle: Aid to the social sectors – achievements and mistakes
Susanna Wasielewski Ahlfors  Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Education aid - a way forward Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Healthcare: barriers to effective aid Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Principled aid: ways to attain MDG4 and MDG5 Full article

VIDEOAngle: Reorientating the results based agenda – interview by Carl-Gustav Lindén. Video link

WIDERAngle February 2013

From the Editor’s Desk
Tony Addison Full article

The Present Development Debate and Beyond
Finn Tarp Full article

GUESTAngle: Minister Hautala: Achieving development depends on all peoples enjoying human rights and democratic rule in their countries
Heidi Hautala Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Decentralization in South Africa: The Role of Politics Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Growth for Low-income Countries? (part one), (part two)

VIDEOAngle: Solving Africa’s Growth Puzzles: an interview with Andy McKay Video link

WIDERAngle January 2013

From the Editor’s Desk
Tony Addison Full article

To Aid or Not to Aid? The Case of Rwanda, DFID, and the Good Aid Debate
Omar Shahabudin McDoom  Full article

Youth Employment: A Key Issue
Carl-Gustav Lindén  Full article

GUESTAngle: What Does it Mean to be in the Middle? Mobility and Vulnerability in Latin America and the Caribbean
Luis-Felipe Lopez-Calva  Full article

RESEARCHAngle: Can the coordination of aid cut costs for donors?
Full article

RESEARCHAngle: The Fungibility Problem: Budget Support, Aid on Delivery or Project Aid?
Full article

VIDEOAngle: Jobs drive development: An interview with Martin Rama Video link

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