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Economic growth
Luis Felipe López Calva on inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean
5 October 2021
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Project workshop
Workshop for the @Equal project
21 September 2021
Online, United States
Past event
Unlocking the mystery of domestic savings: What difference do they make?

The socioeconomic fallout from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore discussions on domestic resource mobilization (hereafter DRM)...

Domestic revenue mobilization Domestic savings Investments
Policy seminar
Linkages between Special Economic Zone investments and the local economy
19 June 2021
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Past event
Panel discussion
Photo by Tengyart on Unsplash How to get inclusive growth started in fragile contexts
9 June 2021
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Policy Brief
The economic gains of reducing the employment gender gap in Morocco

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, including Morocco, currently record the lowest rates of female labour force participation (FLFP) in the world...

Female labour force participation Gender gap Employment
Journal Article
The corruption–growth relationship: Does the political regime matter?

Corruption is widely believed to have an adverse effect on the economic performance of a country...

Corruption Democracy Economic growth
Why do we see boom-and-bust growth in fragile and conflict-affected states?

One of the most pressing challenges in development policy is to bring about rapid, sustained, and inclusive growth in developing countries...

Fragile states Conflict Economic growth
Book Chapter
Setting the scene

From the book: Inequality in the Developing World

Inequality Developing countries Middle-income countries
Inequality in the Developing World

Inequality has emerged as a key development challenge...

Inequality; Developing countries Middle-income countries
The Nordic Model — lessons for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, like the Nordic countries, is a social democratic nation with a strong welfare state...

Social protection Economic growth Labour market
The domestic savings shortfall in developing countries project 2020 search photo The domestic savings shortfall in developing countries – what can be done about it?

Theme: Transforming states

Domestic savings Domestic revenue mobilization Economic growth
Research Brief
Strengthening SADC trade in alternative fuels: Reducing the impact of global oil prices

Analysis of World Bank data ranging from 1990–2017 indicates that increases in global oil prices would have negative effects on the economic growth of SADC, especially Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, and Mauritius...

Economic growth Oil prices Panel data analysis
Kunal Sen presents 'Growth 2.0: The Good Jobs Challenge in Developing Countries' at 24th Bradford Development Lecture

Estimates from the World Bank suggest that two-thirds of all jobs in developing countries are at risk of automation; meanwhile the ILO has calculated that 344 million jobs need to be created by 2030 to address unemployment. At the same time, around...

6 November 2019
University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford , United Kingdom
Past event
Working Paper
The corruption–growth relationship: Do political institutions matter?

Corruption is widely believed to negatively affect economic growth...

Corruption Democracy Economic growth
Book Chapter

From the book: Asian Transformations

Transitional economies Economic growth Poverty
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