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Technical Note
The Economic Transformation Database (ETD): content, sources, and methods

This note introduces the GGDC/UNU-WIDER Economic Transformation Database (ETD), which provides time series of employment and real and nominal value added by 12 sectors in 51 countries for the period 1990–2018...

Database Employment value added
Working Paper
Does connectivity reduce gender gaps in off-farm employment?: Evidence from 12 low- and middle-income countries

Gender gaps in labour force participation in developing countries persist despite income growth or structural change. We assess this persistence across economic geographies within countries, focusing on youth employment in off-farm wage jobs...

Gender gap Youth Employment
Research Brief
A snapshot of poverty and inequality in Asia: Experience over the last fifty years Economic inequality Chronic Poverty Asia
Research Brief
Six factors that determine future development of economies and labour markets in Asia Employment Growth Development
Journal Article
Linked-in by FDI: The role of firm-level relationships for knowledge transfers in Africa and Asia

This study combines evidence from interviews in seven countries with (i) government institutions responsible for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), (ii) 102 multinationals (MNEs), and (iii) 226 domestic firms linked to these foreign affiliat...

Foreign Direct Investment Technology transfer Africa
Delhi School of Economics lecture on economic development in Asia, by Deepak Nayyar

On 14 January Professor Deepak Nayyar will attend the Delhi School of Economics to give a lecture on ‘Economic development in Asia: Learning from half a century of transformation’. The lecture draws from his recently published book,...

14 January 2020
Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi, India
Past event
Panel discussion
Asian Transformations panel discussion at India International Centre

On 23 December, Professor Deepak Nayyar, editor of Asian Transformations , led a panel discussion on the recent publication at the India International Centre in New Delhi. The book, Asian Transformations: An Inquiry into the Development of Nations...

23 December 2019
India International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India
Past event
Panel discussion
Oxford University Press hosts a conversation on Resurgent Asia

Over 250 people attended the launch of the new open access book Resurgent Asia at the Oxford University Press headquarters in New Delhi on 27 November. The event featured a presentation by author, Professor Deepak Nayyar, and was followed by an...

27 November 2019
India International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India
Past event
In the media
Unsplash / Yi Ling International media and events share lessons from Deepak Nayyar’s new book Asia Economic transformation Gunnar Myrdal
Deepak Nayyar Resurgent Asia - Diversity in Development
15 November 2019
Ministry of Interior, meeting room Kruunu, Kirkkokatu 12, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
China Unsplash Economic development in Asia: Learning from a half-century of transformations
13 November 2019
IIES, A822, Universitetsvägen 10, 114 18 , Stockholm, Sweden
Past event
Policy Brief
Learning from a half-century of economic development in Asia

When Gunnar Myrdal published his magnum opus, Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations , in 1968, he was deeply pessimistic about the development prospects in Asia...

Development Economics Asia Industrial policy
Urbanization in Asia Photo: UN Photo/Kibae Park Asian transformations - an inquiry into the development of nations

Theme: Transformation

Asia Economic transformation Cross-country analysis
Industrialization Experiences in Africa and Asia (I)

L2C Conference - Parallel 1.1

Industrial policy Africa Asia
Photo: Martin Kenny Industries without smokestacks

Theme: Transformation

Africa Tanzania Industry
The state of development in Asia: Current trends and new challenges

The State of Development in Asia - Current Trends and New Challenges. Presentation to Finnish Ambassadors to Asia & Oceania, Konigstedt Kartano, Helsinki, August 16, 2012

16 August 2012
Konigstedt Kartano, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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