12 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...

Filter by...

Type
Show results
Services
Journal Article
Was Kuznets Right?: New evidence on the relationship between structural transformation and inequality

We examine the Kuznets postulate that structural transformation leads to higher inequality using comparable panel data for a large number of developing and developed countries for 1960–2012...

Structural transformation Inequality Kuznets
Research Brief
Can trade in services bolster regional development in Southern Africa?

Service exports are the fastest growing portion of world trade and now account for nearly a quarter of global exports...

Tradable sectors Services International trade
Working Paper
Was Kuznets right?: New evidence on the relationship between structural transformation and inequality

We examine the Kuznets postulate that structural transformation leads to higher inequality using comparable panel data for a large number of developing and developed countries for 1960–2012...

Structural transformation Inequality Kuznets
Working Paper
The contribution of services to trade and development in Southern Africa

Services are the fastest growing portion of world trade and now account for nearly a quarter of global exports. This presents opportunities for emerging economies to adapt and enter new markets...

Tradable sectors Services International trade
Book Chapter
Employment and productivity growth in Tanzania's service sector

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Services Informal sector Economic growth
Book Chapter
Understanding and characterizing the services sector in South Africa: an overview

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Services Economic development South Africa
Book Chapter
Senegal: A service economy in need of an export boost

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Exports Services Tourism
Book Chapter
Trade in services: Opening markets to create opportunities

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Services Productivity Growth
Working Paper
Trade in services: Opening markets to create opportunities

This paper reviews the role of services in development and growth, the potential role of trade in services as a driver of the productivity performance of sectors that use services as inputs, and the links between services policies and domestic trade ...

Services Productivity Growth
Working Paper
Employment and productivity growth in Tanzania’s service sector

Despite Tanzania’s rapid recent growth, the vast majority of employment creation has been in informal services. This paper addresses the role that different subsectors of formal and informal services have played in Tanzania’s growth...

Services Informal sector Economic growth
Working Paper
Understanding and characterizing the services sector in South Africa: An overview

The South African services sector is large and growing. This coupled with declining employment shares in manufacturing and mining (i.e. deindustrialization) suggests that South Africa is a de facto service-orientated economy...

Services Economic development South Africa
Working Paper
Senegal : A service economy in need of an export boost

This paper first summarizes the macroeconomic and trade performance of Senegal, emphasizing the limits of traditional exports...

Exports Services Tourism
Displaying 12 of 12 results.