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Towards inclusive development in Myanmar

Theme: Transformation

UNU-WIDER and the Central Statistical Organization (CSO) of the Ministry of Planning and Finance of Myanmar, supported financially by Danida , are working together to strengthen evidence-based policy-making and analysis, supporting the country...

Inclusive growth Economic reform Industrial policy
Blog
What role for East African hydrocarbons in the global economy post-Paris COP21?

Over the past decade significant hydrocarbon discoveries have been made across East Africa...

Natural resources extractives industry Governance
Working Paper
New industrial policy and the extractive industries

Industrial policy is back. Advocates for industrial policy argue that the important question is not whether such policies should be applied at all, but how to design and implement them...

Natural resources extractives industry Governance
Working Paper
Downstream activities: The possibilities and the realities

The paper discusses the practical possibilities of achieving increased downstream processing and the policies that are commonly used for this purpose...

extractives industry Downstream processing Vertical integration
Working Paper
Local content, supply chains, and shared infrastructure

Local content policies in the context of extractive industries have attracted increased interest in recent years...

extractives industry Local content Industrial policy
Working Paper
Differentials in market constraints and value addition among micro, small, and medium enterprises in Viet Nam

This paper analyses the differentials of productive values in Vietnamese micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and how market constraints have hindered their performance...

SMEs Industrial policy value addition
Book
The Practice of Industrial Policy: Government–Business Coordination in Africa and East 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...

Industrialization Industrial policy Structural transformation
Working Paper
Identifying growth opportunities in the Southern African Development Community through regional value chains: The case of the animal feed to poultry value chain

This paper considers findings of studies analysing the development of a regional animal feed to poultry value chain in southern Africa (Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe)...

Value chains southern Africa Poultry
Working Paper
The role and effectiveness of Special Economic Zones in Tanzania

Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have been successfully used as an industrial policy tool in many countries...

Economic development Industrial policy Nonprofit organizations
Journal Article
Measuring industry coagglomeration and identifying the driving forces

Understanding industry agglomeration and its driving forces is critical for the formulation of industrial policy in developing countries. Crucial to this process is the definition and measurement of agglomeration...

Industrial policy Labor market Manufacturing industries
Working Paper
Industry in Tanzania: Performance, prospects, and public policy

Tanzania ranks among the leading stars of the ‘African growth miracle’, but a sector that has been largely absent from the Tanzania success story is industry...

Industrial policy Manufacturing
Working Paper
The state, the market, and development

The state has played a major role in the most important developmental successes...

Economic development Equality and inequality Industrial policy
Working Paper
Industrial policy, learning, and development

Industrial policies have played an important role in successful development. Through these policies, governments intervene in the market’s sectoral allocation of resources and choice of technologies...

Industrial policy Technological innovations
Working Paper
The industrial policy experience of the electronics industry in Malaysia

Despite the use of industrial policies to stimulate economic growth by several successful developers, latecomers have faced mixed experiences. Hence, this paper analyses the industrial policy experience of the electronics industry in Malaysia...

Electronic commerce Industrial policy Institutional economics
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Exports, Learning and Industrialization (I)

L2C Conference - Parallel 1.2

Industrialization Industrial policy Manufacturing
Research uptake
Learning to Compete (L2C): Accelerating Industrial Development in Africa

Learning to compete (L2C) is collaborative research project between UNU-WIDER, the African Development Bank, and the Brookings Institution. The project aims to answer the question: why is there so little industry in Africa? Industry—including modern...

Trade Competitiveness Industrial policy
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