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Working Paper
Can gender differences in distributional preferences explain gender gaps in competition?

We design an experiment to examine whether egalitarian preferences, and in particular, behindness aversion as well as preference for favourable inequality affect competitive choices differently among males and females...

Competitiveness Distributional preferences Gender differences
Feeding southern Africa?: Growing the animal-feed-to-poultry regional value chain

In 2016 the South African poultry sector faced intense pressure from two sides in the form of much higher input costs and increased imports of low-priced chicken from the European Union and the USA...

Regional value chains Competitiveness
Working Paper
Regional opportunities in East Africa

Significant progress has been made by the East African Community partner states in implementing the East African Community customs union...

Exports Free trade Customs union
Exports, Learning and Industrialization (I)

L2C Conference - Parallel 1.2

Industrialization Industrial policy Manufacturing
Research uptake
Learning to Compete (L2C): Accelerating Industrial Development in Africa

Learning to compete (L2C) is collaborative research project between UNU-WIDER, the African Development Bank, and the Brookings Institution. The project aims to answer the question: why is there so little industry in Africa? Industry—including modern...

Trade Competitiveness Industrial policy
Industrialization Experiences in Africa and Asia (I)

L2C Conference - Parallel 1.1

Industrial policy Africa Asia
© UN Photo/Kibae Park Keynote: Benno Ndulu Trade Competitiveness Industrial policy
Technology and Competitiveness in Vietnam

Professor Carol Newman and professor Finn Tarp , director of WIDER, gave a presentation about technology and competitiveness in Vietnam. Presentation slides

3 July 2014
General Statistics Office, 6B Hoang Dieu Str., Hanoi, Vietnam
Past event
Jobs, poverty and structural change in Africa

Theme: Transformation

Trade Competitiveness Industrial policy
Introduction to descriptive report of technology, competitiveness and corporate social responsibility


20 November 2013
Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), 68 Phan Đình Phùng, Quận Ba Đình, Hanoi, Vietnam
Past event
Learning to compete (L2C): accelerating industrial development in Africa

Theme: Other

Trade Competitiveness Industrial policy
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