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Structural change
Working Paper
Industrialization in developing countries: is it related to poverty reduction?

This paper proposes an empirical framework that relates poverty reduction to production growth...

Poverty Production Growth
Working Paper
A macro–micro analysis of gender segregation and job quality in Latin America

Latin America has seen vast improvements in gender educational and health equality...

Gender equality Latin America Macroeconomics
Working Paper
Leapfrogging into the unknown: The future of structural change in the developing world

This paper traces a set of major trends and future scenarios in global structural change...

Technological change Structural change Employment
Working Paper
Productivity, structural change, and skills dynamics: Evidence from a half-century analysis

This paper explores the contribution of structural change and the skill upgrading of the labour force to productivity...

MENA Productivity Skills
Book Chapter
Uganda’s oil: How much, when, and how will it be governed?

From the book: Mining for Change

Extractives Extractive industries Structural change
puzzle pieces Authors' workshop: The developer’s dilemma: structural transformation, inequality, and inclusive growth
10 September 2019
The Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
Past event
Book Chapter
Agriculture, the Rural Sector, and Development

From the book: Asian Transformations

Agricultural productivity Structural change Rural development
The changing nature of work and inequality

Theme: Transforming societies

Inequality Earnings inequality Structural change
Can natural resources jump-start industrialization?

At the end of last year, I filmed a lecture that will be part of a massive open online course (MOOC) on industrialization in Africa...

Industrialization Structural change Employment and Industry
Policy Brief
Inequality dynamics in China: Income growth for the poor, but more for the rich

In the late 1970s, China embarked on a major programme of economic transition and reform...

Welfare policy Social protection Income inequality
Rethinking African industrialization on another Africa Industrialization Day

This week I attended the 28 th Africa Industrialization Day at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Even sympathetic readers may reasonably ask, why hold another African Industrialization Day at all?...

Industrialization Structural change Industrial policy
Working Paper
Uganda’s oil: How much, when, and how will it be governed?

We study Uganda’s journey to become a petroleum producer and provide estimates regarding the size and timing of the oil revenues to be expected...

Extractives Extractive industries Structural change
Working Paper
Inequality in China: Development, transition, and policy

In this paper we describe the major trends in China’s income inequality over the past 40 years and explain them as the outcome of four interleaved stories...

China Inequality Development Economics
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
‘Industrial’ policy in the 21st century

During the past week, I participated in two international conferences. The first was the WIDER Development Conference in Helsinki: Think development - Think WIDER ...

Industrialization Structural change Employment and Industry
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