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Africa’s lockdown dilemma: High poverty and low trust
There is growing unease that blindly replicating the COVID-19 policy responses of high-income countries might inflict irreparable damage to poor households and foment social unrest in developing countries. Read more
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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.
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Journal Article: Tax-motivated transfer mispricing in South Africa - direct evidence using transaction data
This new Open Access article provides the first direct systematic evidence of profit shifting through transfer mispricing in a developing country.
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Book ChapterInnovation Capabilities for Sustainable Development in Africa
From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 2...Economic development Industrial policy Economic aspects (Industrialization)
Working PaperInnovation Capabilities for Sustainable Development in Africa
A sustainable pathway for Africa in the twenty-first century is laid out in the setting of the development of innovation capabilities and the capture of latecomer advantages...Economic development Industrial policy Economic aspects (Industrialization)
BlogFrom the Editor's Desk (April 2013)
30 April 2013 Tony Addison As April closes, our thoughts turn to UNU-WIDER’s spring/summer programme. And it’s a busy one...Economic aspects (Industrialization) Econometric models (Economic development) Economic aspects (Economic development)
BookPathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century: New Challenges and Emerging Paradigms
Over the last two centuries, the experiences of the first wave of industrialized countries in Europe and the US, and the more recent experiences of the East Asian Tigers, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, China, India, and Vietnam, have illustrated the ...Industrial policy Industrialization Economic aspects (Industrialization)
BlogFrom the Editor's Desk (February 2013)
Tony Addison As the snow continues to lie deep across Helsinki, UNU-WIDER is putting the last touches to the ReCom results meeting on ‘aid and the social sectors’, which takes place at Sida in Stockholm on 13 March...Economic aspects (Industrialization) Econometric models (Economic development) Children
Book ChapterThe Swedish Model
From the book: Development SuccessEconomic development Economic aspects (Industrialization) Management (Technological innovations)
Book ChapterIntroduction and Overview: The Past, Present, and Future of Industrialization
From the book: Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First CenturyEconomic development Globalization Industrialization
Book ChapterLessons from Post-colonial Malaysian Economic Development
From the book: Achieving Development SuccessEconomic development Economic planning Economic aspects (Industrialization)
BlogFrom the Editor's Desk (January 2013)
Tony Addison We start the new year at a fast pace, preparing for the ReCom results meeting on ‘Aid and the Social Sectors’ in Stockholm on 13th March, and the development conference in June on ‘Learning to Compete: Industrial Develo...Economic aspects (Industrialization) Economic aspects (Economic development) Conflict management
Working PaperLessons from Post-colonial Malaysian Economic Development
Malaysian economic development has been shaped by public policy in response to changing national and external conditions...Economic development Economic planning Economic aspects (Industrialization)