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Blog
Reflections on thinking development, thinking WIDER
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What do we talk about at a conference on development economics? Well, robots, rockets, and space, of course. 13 September through 15 September 2018, UNU-WIDER hosted the Think development - Think WIDER conference in Helsinki, Finland...

WIDER Development Conference Development Economics Economic policy
Blog
What is the future of industrial policy in Africa: Views from Experts
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13 September through 15 September 2018, UNU-WIDER hosted the Think development - Think WIDER conference in Helsinki, Finland...

WIDER Development Conference Development Economics Economic policy
Blog
Development policy in an era of robots: Views from the experts
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Labour-saving technology in the form of robotic systems, artificial intelligence, and advanced computer networks may cause a rapid decline in global employment...

WIDER Development Conference Development Economics Economic policy
Journal Special Issue
Firm level analysis using administrative record data

This special issue focuses on a collaborative effort between the National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) to employ administrative record data from SARS for economic policy analysis...

Firm-level analysis South Africa Economic policy
Policy Brief
Tracking rural households through structural transformation: The case of Viet Nam Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book Chapter
Rural transformation: a commune-level analysis

From the book: Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book Chapter
Characteristics of the VARHS data and other data sources

From the book: Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book Chapter
Viet Nam: setting the scene

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book
Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations...

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Working Paper
SAMOD, a South African tax-benefit microsimulation model: Recent developments

This paper provides an account of a South African tax-benefit microsimulation model—SAMOD—which has been developed for use by government over the past ten years...

Economic policy Income tax Taxation
Working Paper
Taxation and inequality in developing countries: Lessons from the recent experience of Latin America

This paper aims to advance understanding about the relationship between taxation and inequality in developing countries, focusing on the recent experience of Latin America...

Economic policy Equality and inequality Income distribution
Working Paper
Understanding elite commitment to social protection: Rwanda’s Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme

This paper examines the political economy of Rwanda’s Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme, concluding that strong government commitment to the programme has been shaped by the specific characteristics of the political settlement that was established...

Economic policy Political science Social conditions
Video
WIDER Annual Lecture by Justin Yifu Lin

View the WIDER Annual Lecture on New Structural Economics.

Structural transformation Productivity Economic policy
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Photos - AL15

Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 15.

Structural transformation Productivity Economic policy
Blog
Development, democracy and cohesion: Critical essays with insights on Sierra Leone and wider Africa contexts
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African countries face huge challenges in building democratic and cohesive societies that will enhance the wellbeing of their citizens...

Democracy Economic development Economic policy
Journal Special Issue
Aid, Education Policy, and Development

The studies of this Special Issue aim to address the general question of how aid can better support the collective actions that seek to improve education systems in developing countries...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Sustainable development
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