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Evidence matters for inclusive growth policy: Reflections from the annual conference of the Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme

Like many developing countries, Mozambique is struggling with problems of poverty, inequality, low productivity, unemployment, and low institutional capacity. The COVID-19 pandemic is now adding to these challenges...

Inclusive growth Mozambique
Working Paper
Inclusive growth without structural transformation?: The case of Brazil

Through rapid urbanization, Brazil—previously a country where most workers were in the agricultural sector—went through a strong process of structural transformation that lasted almost four decades until economic liberalization at the beg...

Brazil import substitution Inclusive growth
Working Paper
Structural transformation, inequality, and inclusive growth in South Africa

This paper evaluates structural change, inequality dynamics, and industrial policy in South Africa between 1960 and the present day...

Structural transformation Inclusive growth South Africa
Working Paper
Benign growth: Structural transformation and inclusive growth in Thailand

Between 1981 and 2017, real gross domestic product in Thailand grew at an average annual rate of 5.7 per cent. Agricultural output grew more slowly than industry or services, and its gross domestic product share consequently declined...

Inclusive growth Inequality Poverty reduction
Working Paper
Structural transformation, inequality dynamics, and inclusive growth in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh economy has undergone significant structural changes over the last four decades. The share of agriculture in GDP has declined, while the significance of industry and service sectors has increased...

Bangladesh Structural transformation Inclusive growth
Working Paper
Structural transformation and inclusive growth in Ghana

This study examines the structural transformation–inclusive growth nexus for Ghana...

Ghana Inclusive growth Structural transformation
Working Paper
Structural transformation and inclusive growth: Kuznets’ ‘developer’s dilemma’ in Indonesia

We focus on special characteristics of the manufacturing sector, in terms of employment generation and productivity growth, that enable the rapid, resilient economic catch-up of developing countries...

Structural transformation Inclusive growth Indonesia
Photo: Dikaseva / Unsplash The developer’s dilemma – structural transformation, inequality dynamics, and inclusive growth

Theme: Transforming economies

Structural transformation Inclusive growth Inequality
UN Photo_Kibae Park How do effective states emerge?

Theme: Transforming states

Building State Capabilities state capacity Inclusive growth
Working Paper
Structural transformations and the lack of inclusive growth: The case of Chile

This paper describes the structural transformations that Chile has experienced in the last 50 years and how they have contributed—or not—to inclusive growth and genuine economic modernization from a historical perspective...

Chile deindustrialization Inclusive growth
Data for development: Building an economy of inclusion in South Africa

As the largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa’s successes and failures spill over into the broader region...

Data revolution Database Inclusive growth
Public Forum on extractive industry and development

The Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme will host a public forum on 26 March 2019 on the topic of Extractive Industry and Development. The Chief Economist and Deputy Director of UNU-WIDER Tony Addison will give a presentation based on a major...

26 March 2019
Complexo Pedagógico, Room 1501, Main Campus, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Inclusive growth in Mozambique seminar series

The Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme is launching its seminar series for 2019. The seminar series showcases ongoing research on topics related to the work of the programme and its aim of supporting inclusive growth in Mozambique. The seminar...

Mozambique Inclusive growth
Gas revenues will come and go in Mozambique – now is the time to think how to use them wisely

Mozambique is still an agriculture-based economy. Huge offshore gas fields have been discovered in the country and plans for gas projects are in the process. However, one day the gas explorations will come to an end...

Inclusive growth Extractives Mozambique
Working Paper
From manufacturing-led export growth to a twenty-first-century inclusive growth strategy: Explaining the demise of a successful growth model and what to do about it

Success in development over the past half-century was based on manufacturing-led export growth. Because the share of global employment in manufacturing will decline, manufacturing won’t play the same role in the coming decades...

Stockholm Statement Industrial policy Dynamic comparative advantage
Working Paper
Extractives for development: Ten main messages

Countries face both challenges and opportunities in using their extractive industries to achieve more inclusive development—particularly in the developing world...

Extractive industries resource wealth Resource curse
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