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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
Blue lights over a city ETD – Economic Transformation Database Economic transformation Employment Productivity
GGDC/UNU-WIDER Economic Transformation Database presented at STEG conference

On 13 January 2021, Gaaitzen de Vries , researcher at the Groningen Growth and Development Centre (GGDC) and UNU-WIDER, presented new research findings on industrialization patterns in developing economies at the online annual conference of the...

13 January 202115 January 2021
Past event
Research Brief
Monetary policy and firm size in South Africa

Monetary policy affects the real economy through various channels, including the interest rate, exchange rate, credit, and asset price channels. The credit channel has recently received considerable attention...

Credit channel Firm heterogeneity Financial constraints
Mozambican manufacturing firms database Data on firms in Mozambique’s manufacturing sector now available Mozambique Database Economic surveys
Mozambican manufacturing firms database

The data of the Survey of Mozambican Manufacturing Firms (Inquérito às Indústrias Manufactureiras de Moçambique) tracks the economic development of over 700 enterprises across seven provinces in Mozambique between 2012 and 2017.

Mozambique Manufacturing firms Database
Photo: Zbysiu Rodak / Unsplash ETD – Economic Transformation Database

Theme: Transforming economies

Employment Productivity Database
In the Director's chair: Reflections on my first six months as Director

My first six months as Director of UNU-WIDER have been busy, enlightening, and rewarding...

Data for development: Building an economy of inclusion in South Africa

As the largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa’s successes and failures spill over into the broader region...

Data revolution Database Inclusive growth
UNU-WIDER Summer School

UNU-WIDER, in collaboration with the Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU) at University of Cape Town (UCT), is holding the 2-week intensive UNU-WIDER Summer School on applied labour economics in Cape Town 18-29 November 2019.

Database Labour market Quantitative research
Working Paper
The size distribution of monetary policy effects among South African manufacturing firms: Firm-level evidence from administrative tax data

Monetary policy is believed to have a disproportionate effect on firms, depending on their size...

Credit channel Firm heterogeneity Financial constraints
Progress in Data and Measurement

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 5.1

Database Inequality Health
Appraising World Income Inequality Databases

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Journal of Economic Inequality panel

Database Inequality Income distribution
World inequality

Theme: Inclusion

The purpose of this project is to advance data collection, measurement, and research regarding the development of inequality in the world. A major focus in this research area is the maintenance, updating, and development of the World Income...

Global inequality Database Measurement
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