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Conference session at the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association conference

The changing nature of work and inequality project at UNU-WIDER will present recent research in a session at the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA-LAMES) Annual Meeting Bogotá 2021 . About the session: The Changing...

21 October 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
UNU-WIDER at International Economic Association World Congress

UNU-WIDER’s research project 'The changing nature of work and inequality' will have a special live session at the IEA World Congress Indonesia 2021. Finn Tarp and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa will also present on ‘The Role of Redistribution in the Inequality...

5 July 2021
Online, United States
Past event
Project workshop
Virtual workshop on the changing nature of work and inequality

The changing nature of work and inequality project will hold a workshop online to discuss research in progress on 24-26 March via Zoom. The original workshop to be convened in Tunis, Tunisia has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Country-...

24 March 202026 March 2020
Online, United States
Past event
Working Paper
Globotics and development: When manufacturing is jobless and services are tradable

Globalization and robotics (globotics) are transforming the world economy at an explosive pace since they are driven by digital technology that is advancing in phenomenal increments...

Globalization Robotics Service-led development
Book Chapter
Asia and the World Economy in Historical Perspective

From the book: Asian Transformations

Malthus-Ricardo model Dynastic cycle Globalization
Plenary session
The globotics transformation and development

Watch the live stream recording Digital technology is transforming globalization and robotics (‘globotics’) at a furious pace, and thus changing the opportunities and challenges facing developing and developed economies. This talk argues...

Technology Robotics Automation
Working Paper
Asia and the world economy in historical perspective

This paper studies the political and economic evolution of trade and international relations of the nations and regions of Asia between themselves and the rest of the world over the past millennium, paying particular attention to: the Pax Mongolica a...

Malthus-Ricardo model Dynastic cycle Globalization
Working Paper
Variation in structural change around the world, 1985–2015: Patterns, causes and implications

During 1985–2015, globalization intensified the factor-endowment-related pattern of sectoral specialization. In skill-abundant developed countries, manufacturing became more skill-intensive...

Structural change Industrialization Globalization
Policy Brief
Made in Africa: The challenge of industrialization Competition Econometrics Globalization
Working Paper
Structural transformation in the world economy: On the significance of developing countries

This paper outlines the contours of global economic development, since 1980, to analyse underlying factors and consider future implications...

Economic development Economic growth Globalization
Presentation - AL9

The title of the lecture is ‘The World is not Flat: Inequality and Injustice in our Global Economy’. The reference to ‘flatness’ alludes to the more level playing field due to globalization that has enabled China, India, and...

Inequality Justice Globalization
Manufacturing Transformation: Comparative Studies of Industrial Development in Africa and Emerging Asia

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...

Competition Econometrics Globalization
Made in Africa: Learning to Compete in Industry

Over the past forty years, industry and business interests have moved increasingly from the developed to the developing world, yet Africa’s share of global manufacturing has fallen from about 3 percent in 1970 to less than 2 percent in 2014...

Competition Econometrics Globalization
Working Paper
Global economic governance and economic policy: A personal perspective

The policy advice given by economists in international institutions is influenced by their prior academic work...

Aeronautics Globalization International economic relations
Book Chapter
Aid to Africa :: The Changing Context

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 2...

Economic development Globalization International economic relations
Journal Article
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations: Lessons Learned from the Greater Zambeze River Valley and Beyond

Part of Journal Special Issue Climate Change and the Zambezi River Valley

Climate change Environmental policy Globalization
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