Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity
The central goal of the project is to support inclusive growth, growth that substantially improves the living standards of the Mozambican population.
Book: Resetting the International Monetary (Non)System
This new Open Access book provides an analysis of the global monetary system and the necessary reforms that it should undergo to play an active role in the twenty-first century and proposes a comprehensive yet evolutionary reform of the system.
Policy brief: Africa's Lions
A survey of six major African economies — Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, and South Africa — shows that there are three major constraints which could reinforce a pattern of low growth accompanied with limited poverty-reduction
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WIDER Annual Lecture 21 by Sabina Alkire
How are people poor? – Measuring global progress towards zero poverty and the SDGs, Helsinki, 24 October 2017
Migration and mobility – new frontiers for research and policy
WIDER Development Conference jointly organized with ARUA, 5-6 October 2017, in Accra, Ghana
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BlogEmploying young people in South Africa: What role has the Employment Tax Incentive played?
South Africa has some of the highest rates of joblessness in the world and youth unemployment is particularly severe. Roughly two in five young South Africans who want work cannot find it, according to labour force surveys...youth unemployment tax incentive South Africa
Working PaperThe effects of the Employment Tax Incentive on South African employment
South Africa’s Employment Tax Incentive, launched in 2014, aimed to address low youth employment by reducing the cost of hiring young workers...wage subsidy South Africa youth unemployment