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Economic transformation
Presentation
Book launch: Resurgent Asia - Diversity in Development
15 November 2019 09:3011:30
Ministry of Interior, meeting room Kruunu, Kirkkokatu 12, Helsinki, Finland
Open for registration
Lecture
China Unsplash Economic development in Asia: Learning from a half-century of transformations
13 November 2019 14:0015:00
IIES, A822, Universitetsvägen 10, 114 18 , Stockholm, Sweden
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
Blog
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
Book
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
Video
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
Policy Brief
Resurgent Asia: Diversity in Development

In 1820, Asia accounted for two-thirds of world population and over half of world income. The subsequent decline of Asia was attributable to its integration with a world economy shaped by colonialism and driven by imperialism...

Gunnar Myrdal Economic transformation Structural transformation
Research Brief
Bust before boom: New gas finds, investments, and their implications in Mozambique Economic diversification Economic transformation Extractive industries
Working Paper
Mozambique—bust before boom: Reflections on investment surges and new gas

This paper is a sequel to an earlier paper that looked in broad terms at many of the issues that Mozambique faces today in managing its new extractive resources...

Economic diversification Economic transformation Extractive industries
Blog
New book from Oxford University Press looks at how to make extractive industries sustainable and inclusive
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Originally posted by Oxford Policy Management The extractives sector, and the way it works, continues to change rapidly and its importance to many lower-income economies continues to increase...

Extractive industries Resource curse Policy coordination
Research Brief
Potential benefits and pitfalls of extractives in Mozambique: Lessons from international experience

Mozambique has seen a significant expansion of interest and investment in its extractive industries...

Extractive industries Resource curse Policy coordination
Working Paper
Extractive industries and development: Lessons from international experience for Mozambique

In common with several other low-income African economies, in recent years Mozambique has seen a significant expansion of interest and investment in its long-established extractives industries...

Extractive industries Resource curse Policy coordination
Project
Urbanization in Asia Photo: UN Photo/Kibae Park Asian transformations - an inquiry into the development of nations

Theme: Transformation

Asia Economic transformation Cross-country analysis
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