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Research Brief
Oil in Ghana: How inflated expectations of oil revenues led to a deterioration in macroeconomic management Oil Ghana extractives industry
Bringing together macroeconomic policy actors in Mozambique to reflect on current challenges and future scenarios

On 25 October 2016, the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique project brought together key actors in macroeconomic policy management from the Ministry of Finance, the Bank of Mozambique, and Mozambican academia...

Structural adjustment (Economic policy) Macroeconomics
WIDER Annual Lecture by Antonio Ocampo

View the WIDER Annual Lecture on Reforming the International Monetary and Financial Architecture.

Public goods International finance Financial stability
Photos - AL14

Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 14.

Public goods International finance Financial stability
Press release - AL 14

WIDER Annual Lecture 14: Reforming the International Monetary and Financial Architecture, by José Antonio Ocampo, New York, USA

Public goods International finance Financial stability
Presentation - AL14

Professor José Antonio Ocampo will deliver the UNU-WIDER 14th Annual Lecture on 9 December 2010 at the UN headquarters in New York. The lecture addresses Reforming the International Monetary and Financial Architecture. Amidst still unsettled...

Public goods International finance Financial stability
Working Paper
Global macroeconomic cooperation and the exchange rate system

This paper looks at historical and current frameworks to manage macroeconomic linkages among economies. It considers first the evolving nature of global payments imbalances...

Financial institutions, International Foreign exchange Macroeconomics
Book Chapter
Poverty, Inequality, and Prices in Post-Apartheid South Africa

From the book: Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Equality and inequality Inflation (Finance) Macroeconomics
Journal Article
Agricultural Commodity Price Shocks and Their Effect on Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Commodity price shocks are an important type of external shock and are often cited as a problem for economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Agriculture Economic growth Macroeconomics
Journal Article
A sequential approach to integrated energy modeling in South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Prospects for Renewable Energy in Africa

Carbon tax Economic policy Equilibrium (Economics)
Working Paper
Role of economists in policy-making

This paper reviews the many areas in which economists play an important role in policy-making, including the quantification of objectives set by political processes, formulation of macroeconomic policy where economists have a dominating role, and als...

Economists Macroeconomics
Journal Article
Aid, Political Business Cycles and Growth in Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Social Policy and Development

Business cycles Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid
Working Paper
Ghana’s experiments with business–government co-ordination

The article explores the various co-ordination mechanisms between the state and the business community in Ghana, and the implications for economic growth in the country...

Economic growth History, Local Macroeconomics
From the Editor's Desk (September-October 2015)

UNU-WIDER had a busy September. We celebrated our 30 th birthday with some 600 people at our three-day conference on ‘Mapping the Future of Development Economics’ here in Helsinki. It was a great occasion...

Agriculture Business enterprises Capital investments
Malawi's Farm Subsidy Benefits the Poor but Doesn't Come Cheap

Malawi’s farm input subsidy benefits the poor and can be part of a viable national development strategy. Agriculture is Malawi’s main economic sector...

Agriculture Equilibrium (Economics) Expenditures, Public
Regional Industrialization and Integration in Southern Africa - Reporting from TIPS Annual Forum

The white-painted cluster of traditional style buildings might suggest that this was a farm on the South African veldt...

Automobile industry and trade Carbon tax Economic integration
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