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Employment and Industry
Blog
Can natural resources jump-start industrialization?

At the end of last year, I filmed a lecture that will be part of a massive open online course (MOOC) on industrialization in Africa...

Industrialization structural change Employment and Industry
Blog
‘Industrial’ policy in the 21st century

During the past week, I participated in two international conferences. The first was the WIDER Development Conference in Helsinki: Think development - Think WIDER ...

Industrialization structural change Employment and Industry
Working Paper
Pecuniary returns to working conditions in Viet Nam

Using matched worker-firm data from three waves of the Viet Nam Small and Medium Enterprises data, we examine whether workers are compensated with higher wages for working in vulnerable jobs and unfavourable working conditions...

Wage differentials Working conditions Small and medium enterprises
News
New collaborative programme focusing on economic transformation and inequality launched with South African government and other regional organizations Structural economic transformation Economic inequality Employment and Industry
Project
International mobility of talent

Theme: 2004-05

International development in the era of globalization needs an effective transfer of knowledge and human capital from the main centres of knowledge creation to developing countries for supporting their growth and development process. Most of the new...

Employment and Industry
Project
Unlocking human potential conference

Theme: 2004-05

Conferences: 17 September 2004 EGDI-WIDER Conference on Unlocking Human Potential: Linking the Informal and Formal Sectors

Employment and Industry
Project
Property rights regimes, microeconomic incentives, and development

Theme: 2000-01

A property rights regime covers rights to use, lease, donate, bequest, and sell assets or collect the incomes generated by assets. A clear and transparent property rights regime facilitates investment and economic growth. While private property is...

Employment and Industry
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