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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
Lecture
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
Presentation
Deepak Nayyar Resurgent Asia - Diversity in Development
15 November 2019
Ministry of Interior, meeting room Kruunu, Kirkkokatu 12, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Lecture
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
Project
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
Video
Industrialization Experiences in Africa and Asia (I)

L2C Conference - Parallel 1.1

Industrial policy Africa Asia
Project
Photo: Martin Kenny Industries without smokestacks

Theme: Transformation

Africa Tanzania industry
Presentation
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
Presentation
Urbanization and development in Asia: Multidimensional perspectives

Presenter: Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, UNDP Nepal, formerly UNU-WIDER Senior Research Fellow. Over the last few decades, globalization has had a visible effect on urbanization and migration patterns across much of Asia. Analyses of migration patterns...

16 June 2012
Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Past event
Project
Gender and food security

Theme: 2006-07

UNU-WIDER’s recent project ‘Hunger and Food Security’ exerted a strong attraction for academia, international organizations (FAO, WFP, and UNCTAD), civil society organizations, and the media. The first project meeting, held in...

Poverty Inequality and Well-being Hunger
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