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From the editor's desk: Focus on data

This month, a partnership between UNU-WIDER and the Groningen Growth and Development Center (GGDC) brings a new database on economic transformation public...

Data Economic Transformation Database Income inequality
Blog
Data for better tax policy analysis: Introducing the latest version of the Government Revenue Dataset

Thanks to the updated version of the Government Revenue Dataset ( GRD ) we are now able to gain a clear picture of tax and other revenue trends in over 190 countries over the past four decades, up until 2018...

Government revenue Taxation Data
Working Paper
Data, global development, and COVID-19: Lessons and consequences

The COVID-19 pandemic holds at least seven lessons for the relationship between data-driven decision making, the use of artificial intelligence, and development...

Data science Data Artificial intelligence
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SOUTHMOD - simulating tax and benefit policies for development Phase 2

Theme: Transforming states

SOUTHMOD Tax-benefit microsimulation Tax-benefit policy
Working Paper
Trade liberalization and South African manufacturing: Looking back with data

This paper provides a retrospective assessment of the effects of trade policies on South African manufacturing since the transition to democracy, examining the differences and commonalities in the views of economists in favour of and against an accel...

Trade policy Manufacturing Trade liberalization
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World Income Inequality Database (WIID)

Theme: Transforming societies

Inequality Equality Income inequality
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UNU-WIDER Summer School

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Capacity building Data Quantitative research
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Revenue data like you’ve never seen it before: Introducing the GRD Explorer

Let’s face it, data is important. It sits at the core of almost everything that we in the development economics research community do. However, the way in which we use, share, understand, interpret and present data is more important still...

Government revenue Taxation Data
Working Paper
Assessing the quality of the income data used in SAMOD, a South African tax-benefit microsimulation model

In this paper we explore the income data in two surveys that underpin a South African tax-benefit microsimulation model...

Tax-benefit microsimulation Income distribution Data
Journal Article
New data, new approaches and new evidence: A policy synthesis

Part of Journal Special Issue Firm level analysis using administrative record data

Firm-level analysis South Africa Data
Journal Article
Job flows, worker flows and churning in South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Firm level analysis using administrative record data

Firm-level analysis Data South Africa
Journal Article
Markups and concentration in South African manufacturing sectors: An analysis with administrative data

Part of Journal Special Issue Firm level analysis using administrative record data

Firm-level analysis South Africa Data
Journal Article
Understanding manufactured exporters at the firm-level: New insights from using SARS administrative data

Part of Journal Special Issue Firm level analysis using administrative record data

Firm-level analysis South Africa Data
Journal Article
Importing and firm export performance: New evidence from South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Firm level analysis using administrative record data

Firm-level analysis South Africa Data
Journal Article
Total factor productivity in South African manufacturing firms

Part of Journal Special Issue Firm level analysis using administrative record data

Firm-level analysis South Africa Data
Journal Article
Introduction to the South African Revenue Service and National Treasury firm-level panel

Part of Journal Special Issue Firm level analysis using administrative record data

Firm-level analysis South Africa Data
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