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Kunal Sen contributes to UNIDO’s High-level Expert Consultation for the Industrial Development Report 2022

On 18 May UNU-WIDER Director, Kunal Sen , joins UNIDO’s High-Level Expert Consultation (HLEC) on Manufacturing responses to COVID-19: Lessons for governance and policy coordination in the face of global disasters . Kunal will present recent...

18 May 2021
Online, United States
Past event
Findings from new GGDC/UNU-WIDER database grab attention of academia and media Economic Transformation Database Economic transformation Deindustrialization
Rwoen Smith / unsplash - factory South Africa Press Release: New data reveals developing economies are bucking trend of de-industrialization Economic Transformation Database Deindustrialization Economic transformation
Blue lights over a city ETD – Economic Transformation Database Economic transformation Employment Productivity
Working Paper
Natural resources, institutions, and economic transformation in Mozambique

In the light of Mozambique’s natural resources boom—especially its large-scale investments in mining, oil, and gas—this paper analyses the prospects for the extractive industries to contribute to economic transformation from an inst...

Economic transformation Extractive industries Institutions
Book Chapter
Mozambique—bust before boom: Reflections on investment surges and new gas

From the book: Mining for Change

Economic diversification Economic transformation Extractive industries
Delhi School of Economics lecture on economic development in Asia, by Deepak Nayyar

On 14 January Professor Deepak Nayyar will attend the Delhi School of Economics to give a lecture on ‘Economic development in Asia: Learning from half a century of transformation’. The lecture draws from his recently published book,...

14 January 2020
Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi, India
Past event
Panel discussion
Asian Transformations panel discussion at India International Centre

On 23 December, Professor Deepak Nayyar, editor of Asian Transformations , led a panel discussion on the recent publication at the India International Centre in New Delhi. The book, Asian Transformations: An Inquiry into the Development of Nations...

23 December 2019
India International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India
Past event
Panel discussion
Oxford University Press hosts a conversation on Resurgent Asia

Over 250 people attended the launch of the new open access book Resurgent Asia at the Oxford University Press headquarters in New Delhi on 27 November. The event featured a presentation by author, Professor Deepak Nayyar, and was followed by an...

27 November 2019
India International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India
Past event
In the media
Unsplash / Yi Ling International media and events share lessons from Deepak Nayyar’s new book Asia Economic transformation Gunnar Myrdal
Deepak Nayyar Resurgent Asia - Diversity in Development
15 November 2019
Ministry of Interior, meeting room Kruunu, Kirkkokatu 12, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
China Unsplash Economic development in Asia: Learning from a half-century of transformations
13 November 2019
IIES, A822, Universitetsvägen 10, 114 18 , Stockholm, Sweden
Past event
In the media
Asian Transformations hits media outlets throughout Asia

The recent release of the open access book Asian Transformations has been widely covered by media across Asia. An op-ed written by Deepak Nayyar, who edited the collection featuring the works of 21 experts, was picked up by media outlets across Asia...

Gunnar Myrdal Economic transformation
Highlights from the 2019 WIDER Development Conference

The World Bank recently estimated that two-thirds of all jobs in developing countries are at risk of automation...

Jobs SDG8 Economic transformation
Resurgent Asia: Diversity in Development

Gunnar Myrdal published his magnum opus Asian Drama , in 1968, to conclude that Asia's development prospects were gloomy...

Gunnar Myrdal Economic transformation Structural transformation
Webcast: Transforming economies – for better jobs

UNU-WIDER in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will organize a three-day conference on transforming economies in Bangkok, Thailand, on 11-13 September 2019. See the full programme...

WIDER Development Conference Economic transformation
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