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Working Paper
Regulatory structures and challenges to developmental extractives: Some practical observations from Ghana

At the heart of an effective extractive resource-based economic transformation and development is an effective regulatory framework that guides the promotion of investments into the sector, the procedure for responsible extraction, and the management...

Development Extractives Regulatory
Working Paper
Development and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa

This paper puts sub-Saharan Africa’s economic development into perspective...

Sub-Saharan Africa Economic development Transformation
Blog
Prospects for a Tanzanian transformation

Researchers, policy makers, and representatives of international institutions recently gathered in Dar es Salaam to discuss prospects for a transformation of Tanzania’s economy...

Transformation Growth Informal sector (Economics)
Video
Regional Growth and Development in Southern Africa project - an interview with Channing Arndt

Channing Arndt , Senior Research Fellow of UNU-WIDER, outlines the main research areas for this project on economic growth in the Southern African region. The project has two main elements – one specifically on the South African economy; the...

South Africa Industrialization Regional economics
Presentation
Presentation at the AERC Policy Seminar
26 March 201527 March 2015
Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Project
Photo: Martin Kenny Industries without smokestacks

Theme: Transformation

Africa Tanzania industry
Conference
UNU-WIDER International Development Conference in collaboration with the Central Institute of Economic Management (CIEM): Institutional Reforms for Transformation, Inclusion, and Sustainability

Economic transformation, inclusive growth, and environmental sustainability are core 21st century development challenges in both low- and middle-income countries. Every country has its own institutional history with an evolving balance between the...

29 June 201430 June 2014
Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), 68 Phan Đình Phùng, Quận Ba Đình, Hanoi, Vietnam
Past event
Project
Regional growth and development in Southern Africa

Theme: Transformation

South Africa Regional integration Industrialization
Project
Structural transformation and inclusive growth in Viet Nam

Theme: Transformation

This project responds to the SDG’s call for a strengthening of data collection and capacity-building in Member States. Timely and better disaggregated, country level data aids the search for an evidence-based course to realizing economic...

Vietnam Growth Development
Panel discussion
Latin American urban development into the 21st century: Towards a renewed perspective on the city

The 20th century witnessed global processes of urbanization on an unprecedented scale, to the extent that more than half of the world's population now lives in urban areas for the first time in human history. Latin America is the developing...

26 October 2012
Senate Room, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Past event
Seminar
Urban governance and service delivery in Africa

Africa is one of the fastest urbanizing regions of the world. On the one hand, this demographic transformation offers important opportunities for growth, economic development, and innovation. On the other hand, rapid urbanization generates high...

5 June 2012
African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Past event
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