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Seminar: Demystifying the Chinese Economy by Justin Yifu Lin, Senior Vice President for Development Economics and Chief Economist of the World Bank
Helsinki, Finland 5 September 2011

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UNU-WIDER Conference on Poverty and Behavioural Economics
Helsinki, Finland 1 September 2011



 

UNU-WIDER Conference on Poverty and Behavioural Economics. Photo: ©FAO/Walter Astrada
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Tony Addison is Chief Economist and Deputy Director of UNU-WIDER, and the new editor of WIDER Angle.

Email: addison(at)wider.unu.edu

 

 

AUGUST 2011

 

FEATURE ARTICLES

Animal Spirits
Tony Addison. Full article.

Introducing Carbon Taxes in South Africa
James Thurlow. Full article.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Visiting Scholar and Internship Programmes accepting applications. Please visit our Opportunities section to learn more about our Programmes. The application deadline: 30 September 2011.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Project meeting: The New Policy Model, Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: Evidence from the Last Decade and Prospects fro the Future, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 September 2011

UNU-WIDER Conference on Poverty and Behavioural Economics
Helsinki, Finland 1 September 2011

Seminar: Demystifying the Chinese Economy by Justin Yifu Lin, Senior Vice President for Development Economics and Chief Economist of the World Bank
Helsinki, Finland 5 September 2011

Book Launch and Lecture: Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (Oxford University Press) Edited by Jo Beall, Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, and Ravi Kanbur
London, UK 06 October 2011

AERC and UNU-WIDER Conference: Macro-economic Management of Foreign Aid
24 November 2011

RECENT EVENTS

Visit by a delegation from the Chinese Leading Group on Poverty Alleviation and Development (LGOP) for a briefing on UNU-WIDER research on poverty, particularly child poverty. The visit is arranged with the collaboration of UNICEF Beijing. 26 August 2011

Project meeting: Foreign Aid and Democracy
15 August 2011

Project meeting: Decentralization and Urban Service Delivery: Implications for Foreign Aid
11 July 2011

Project activity: UNU-WIDER in collaboration with the African Economics Research Consortium (AERC). A one week course on the 'Economics of Climate Change' in Cape Town, South Africa
25 June 2011

Nordic Conference in Development Economics 2011 (NCDE11), Copenhagen, Denmark
20 June 2011

Aid – Working for Development: Policy Seminar, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen, Denmark
17 June 2011

Guest lecturer: Finn Tarp presents 'Aid, Growth, and Development: Have we come full circle?', Bonn, Germany
7 June 2011

PUBLICATIONS

Books and Journals

Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses
Edited by Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray

WIDER Annual Lecture 15 From Flying Geese to Leading Dragons: New Opportunities and Strategies for Structural Transformation in Developing Countries
Justin Yifu Lin

WIDER Working Papers 2011

Aid Effectiveness: Opening the Black Box
Channing Arndt, Sam Jones, and Finn Tarp WP/44

Emerging Patterns of Manufacturing Structural Change  Nobuya Haraguchi and Gorazd Rezonja WP/43

Learning from Asia’s Success Beyond Simplistic 'Lesson-Making'
Mike Hobday WP/42

Can Industrial Policy Work under Neopatrimonial Rule?
Tilman Altenburg WP/41

Institutional Reforms, Private Sector, and Economic Growth in Africa  Mawussé K. N. Okey WP/40

Reputation, Policy Risk, and Land Use
Haochi Zheng, Paul Glewwe, Stephen Polasky, and Jintao Xu WP/39

Migration and Inheritance Practices in the Bolivian Altiplano
Anne Michels WP/38

Political Connections and Investment in Rural Vietnam
Thomas Markussen, and Finn Tarp WP/37

Can a Populist Political Party Bear the Risk of Granting Complete Property Rights?
Alain de Janvry, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Elisabeth Sadoulet WP/36

Land Acquisition for Industrialization and Compensation of Displaced Farmers
Maitreesh Ghatak and Dilip Mookherjee WP/35

Interrelationships among Health, Environment Quality, and Economic Activity
Alassane Drabo WP/34

African Evidence from Panel Vector Autoregressive Framework
Boopen Seetanah, Kessevan Padachi, and Sawkut Rojid WP/33

Information on all of WIDER's publications is available on our website: http://www.wider.unu.edu/publications/ 

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