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Press Release: Economic experts meet in Helsinki to discuss solutions to rising debt in developing countries Debt Climate change Inequality
Sales recovered faster from the pandemic than employment: Evidence from tax administrative and survey data in Zambia

Like most other countries, the government of Zambia introduced restrictions to control COVID-19, which considerably curtailed normal economic activity...

Competitiveness Debt Finance
Working Paper
COVID-19: macroeconomic dimensions in the developing world

The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented global crisis. The task for economic policy is to help keep people alive, enterprises afloat, and households out of poverty. The pandemic has macroeconomic dimensions...

Commodities COVID-19 Debt
Book Chapter
The interaction of institutional quality and human capital in shaping the dynamics of capital structure

From the book: Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam

Capital Structure Human capital Trade-off theory
From Africa rising to rising debt in Africa: The looming debt crisis

Africa’s rising public debt continues to attract increased attention regionally and internationally. The narrative about Africa seems to have gradually shifted from ‘Africa rising’ to ‘rising debt in Africa’...

Debt Debt crisis Development finance
Working Paper
The interaction of institutional quality and human capital in shaping the dynamics of capital structure in Vietnam

The aim of this paper is to find which of two theories of capital structure—trade-off theory or pecking order theory—best explains the capital structure decision of non-state firms during the post-transition process in Vietnam...

Capital Structure Human capital Trade-off theory
Journal Article
Estimating the level and distribution of global wealth, 2000–2014

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality

Wealth Assets Debt
The burden of external debt in developing countries

Invited Guest Lecturer, Imed Drine, Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER. Contact person: Tafor Prince Will, University of Jyväskylä...

22 November 2012
University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland
Past event
Personal assets from a global perspective

Theme: 2004-05

The project aims to assemble data about the distribution and composition of personal assets in developing, transition, and developed countries and to study the implications of personal asset-holding for economic development. The most important asset...

Poverty Inequality and Well-being Personal wealth
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