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Policy Brief
Made in Africa: The challenge of industrialization Competition Econometrics 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
Journal Article
Reflections on the Ethics of Social Experimentation

Part of Journal Special Issue Experiments in Development Economics

Methodology (Economics) Experimental design Field experiments
Working Paper
Reflections on the Ethics of Social Experimentation

Social scientists are increasingly engaging in experimental research projects of importance for public policy in developing areas...

Methodology (Economics) Experimental design Qualitative research
Working Paper
Unpacking Women’s Health in Public-Private Partnerships: A Return to Instrumentalism in Development Policy and Practice?

There has been a significant increase in funding for health programmes in development over the last two decades, partly due to the formation of public-private partnerships...

Health Nonprofit organizations Qualitative research
Working Paper
Transfers for Extreme Poverty Reduction: Implications for Patron-Client Relationships in the Context of Bangladesh’s Agricultural Reformation

This paper investigates how a development intervention which targets extremely poor households with investment capital influences relationships between those households and the landowning elite...

Agriculture Poverty Power (Economics)
Blog
An Interview with David Malone

17 October 2013 In this video we interview the Rector of the United Nations University (UNU), David Malone from Canada, who has held both diplomatic and academic research positions, and who locates the UNU within the UN system as being on the interfa...

Economic development Qualitative research Quantitative research
Book Chapter
Globalizing Shanghai: International Migration and the Global City

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Emigration and immigration Labor mobility Migration, Internal
Book Chapter
Can Small Firms Innovate? The Case of Clusters of Small Producers in Northern Vietnam

From the book: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development

Qualitative research Small business Technological innovations
Working Paper
Globalizing Shanghai: International Migration and the Global City

Cities are the focal point for the mobility of talents, located between the nations and firms, states and educational institutions...

Emigration and immigration Labor mobility Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Ethnic Entrepreneurs and Collective Violence: Assessing Spatial Variations in Anti-Chinese Rioting within Jakarta during the May 1998 Riots

The concept of scapegoating is frequently used to explain how opportunistic elites attempt to deflect blame onto vulnerable ethnic minorities, particularly during times of social turmoil...

Econometric models Entrepreneurship Ethnic relations
Working Paper
Is that Innovation?: Assessing Examples of Revitalized Economic Dynamics among Clusters of Small Producers in Northern Vietnam

This paper addresses the question whether innovation is within reach for small enterprises in developing economies by studying four cases of new technologies, products and business practices in traditional craft in Northern Vietnam...

Qualitative research Small business Technological innovations
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