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Growth
Working Paper
Size matters: measuring the effects of inequality and growth shocks

Understanding the relationship between income inequality and economic growth is of utmost importance to economists and social scientists...

Inequality Growth Bayesian estimation
Working Paper
Regional and subregional analyses of macroeconomic policy strategies for growth and equality in Southern Africa

We investigate the relevance of beta (β, absolute and conditional) and sigma (σ) convergence in the economies of the Common Monetary Area of Southern Africa and in the provinces of the Republic of South Africa using panel data, allowing an...

Convergence (Economics) Growth Inequality
Working Paper
Special economic zones and transnational zones as tools for Southern Africa’s growth: Lessons from international best practices

The paper evaluates strategies for developing successful special economic zones and transnational zones for Southern African countries to spur growth and employment...

Special Economic Zones Spatial industrial policy Growth
Working Paper
Effects of productivity growth on domestic savings across countries: Disentangling the roles of trend and cycle

Resource mobilization continues to be an important policy challenge for developing economies, raising questions as to what determines differences in saving behaviour across countries...

Saving Productivity Growth
Research Brief
Tackling poverty and inequality in Southern Africa: Transnational growth corridors as a solution

Comprehensive harmonization is crucial to eliminate inefficiencies that hamper free movement of goods and services in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region...

Growth growth corridors intra-regional trade
Working Paper
Redistribution, inequality, and growth revisited: Comment on 'Redistribution, inequality, and growth: new evidence'

An influential paper by Berg et al., ‘Redistribution, inequality, and growth: new evidence’, uses the SWIID data to examine the impact of inequality and redistribution on growth in both developing and developed countries...

Growth Redistribution Inequality
Working Paper
Fast tracking the SADC integration agenda to unlock regional collaboration gains along growth corridors in Southern Africa

Despite more than two decades of economic integration efforts, levels of spatial development inequality remain high within the Southern African Development Community (SADC)...

Growth growth corridors intra-regional trade
Working Paper
COVID-19: macroeconomic dimensions in the developing world

The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented global crisis. The task for economic policy is to help keep people alive, enterprises afloat, and households out of poverty. The pandemic has macroeconomic dimensions...

commodities COVID-19 Debts
Journal Article
The Determinants of Redistribution around the World

This study re-examines the determinants of redistribution in light of improved data and methods relative to earlier literature...

Cross-country analysis Growth Inequality
Research Brief
Six factors that determine future development of economies and labour markets in Asia Employment Growth Development
Journal Article
The individual poverty incidence of growth

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW. The canonical approach to analyse the poverty impact of growth is based on the comparison of poverty before and after growth...

income mobility Poverty Dynamics Pro-poor
Annual Lecture
The political economy of structural transformation: Has democracy failed African economies? Structural transformation Political economy Growth
Policy Brief
Unequal growth in Mozambique and the region

There is an increasing interest in the analysis of economic inequalities in least developed countries...

Poverty Growth Unequal growth
Working Paper
A proposal for a new universal development commitment

Most Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development countries have accepted, in principle at least, the 50-year-old commitment of contributing 0.7 per cent of gross national income to supporting the development of countries in the Global Sout...

Global inequality Poverty alleviation Growth
Book Chapter
South Asia

From the book: Asian Transformations

Growth Poverty Inequality
Book Chapter
East Asia

From the book: Asian Transformations

state capacity Growth
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