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Economic policy
Blog
Development, democracy and cohesion: Critical essays with insights on Sierra Leone and wider Africa contexts
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African countries face huge challenges in building democratic and cohesive societies that will enhance the wellbeing of their citizens...

Democracy Economic development Economic policy
Journal Special Issue
Aid, Education Policy, and Development

The studies of this Special Issue aim to address the general question of how aid can better support the collective actions that seek to improve education systems in developing countries...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Sustainable development
Blog
The role of economists in policy-making

At our 30 th Anniversary Conference Stefan Dercon of University of Oxford and DfID and Stephen O’Connell of USAID participated in a session on the role of economists in policy-making...

Economic development Economic policy Economists
Journal Article
What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries?

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Education Policy, and Development

Economic policy Education
Journal Article
Aid, education policy, and development

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Education Policy, and Development

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Sustainable development
Journal Article
A sequential approach to integrated energy modeling in South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Prospects for Renewable Energy in Africa

Carbon tax Economic policy Equilibrium (Economics)
Working Paper
Smoothing food price trends in Nigeria: Political economy issues and policy vistas

This study reviews the political economy issues surrounding the 2008 food crisis in Nigeria; the lessons learned from management of the crisis; analyses the performance of policies aimed at stabilizing prices; and proffers policy measures for prevent...

Economic policy Food industry and trade Political science
Video
Local Perceptions and Policies

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 4.3

Climate change Microeconomics Economic policy
Video
Opening Welcome and Conference Overview

Finn Tarp opens the UNU-WIDER conference on Climate Change and Development Policy.

Climate change Economic policy
Video
Middle East and North Africa I

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 1.3

Water Climate change Agriculture
Blog
Regional Industrialization and Integration in Southern Africa - Reporting from TIPS Annual Forum

The white-painted cluster of traditional style buildings might suggest that this was a farm on the South African veldt...

Automobile industry and trade Carbon tax Economic integration
Policy Brief
Four key areas to improve aid effectiveness Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Monetary policy
Book Chapter
Agriculture, Growth, and Development in Africa: Theory and Practice

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 2. Africa has achieved a much-improved agricultural and economic growth performance over the last 15 years...

Agriculture Economic development Economic planning
Blog
Development Finance: The Role for Aid in Africa

Aid’s future, its history, and its impact were the topics of a policy workshop held by UNU-WIDER in co-operation with the Embassy of Denmark in Dar es Salaam on 8 June ...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic growth Economic policy
Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (June-August 2015)

And so we come to the summer Angle . We have just passed the longest day (midsummer) in Helsinki, with 19 or so hours of daylight...

Agriculture Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic growth
Blog
Institutions and Impact – Some Reflections on the UNU-WIDER Method

I have spent much of the last two years on behalf of UNU-WIDER engaged in thinking about these two issues, but only on this current trip to Toronto, to interview Professor Gerry Helleiner with my colleague Annett Victorero, have I seen that instituti...

Economic policy Information technology Institutional economics
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