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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
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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
Book
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
Book
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, Commercial 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

Climatic changes Environmental policy Globalization
Blog
Financial Reforms and Falling Inequality in Latin America, 2002-2012: Are They Connected?
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29 October 2014 Giovanni Andrea Cornia ​ For the last quarter of the twentieth century, Latin America suffered from low growth, rising inequality, and frequent financial crises; i.e., currency, sovereign debt, and banking crises...

Equality and inequality Structural adjustment (Economic policy) Finance, Public
Blog
Varying Growth Trajectories of the West and the South: The Role of Inequality and Institutions
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27 August 2014 Vladimir Popov Modern economic growth started in the West, not because of the efficiency of various capitalist institutions (elimination of serfdom, free cities, universities)...

Capitalism Economic growth Government policy (Poor)
Working Paper
Aid to Africa: the Changing Context

To continue its economic growth and create new and better livelihoods, Africa must transform the productive side of its economy...

Economic development Globalization International economic relations
Working Paper
Environmental and Climate Finance in a New World: How Past Environmental Aid Allocation Impacts Future Climate Aid

In this paper we update previous work that categorizes foreign aid projects in terms of their likely impact on the natural environment...

Climatic changes Cost effectiveness Economic assistance and foreign aid
Seminar
Maailma Kylässä - World Village Festival

For complete information on this event, please refer to the official homepage (Finnish) http://www.maailmakylassa.fi/english/home (English) The event offers new perspectives on tolerant multiculturalism, development cooperation, global issues and...

25 May 201326 May 2013
Kaisaniemi Park & Railway Square, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Blog
Good Governance: Is it about Appearance or Action?
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27 May 2013 Matt Andrews, Harvard Kennedy School A growing governance agenda and post-2015 ambitions The governance agenda has grown rapidly in the international development community...

Globalization Government accountability International agencies
Working Paper
The Global Partnership for Inclusive Growth

This paper investigates the determinants of inclusive growth with a focus on foreign aid...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Economic development) Globalization
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