Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam
This new Open Access book provides a comprehensive analytic contribution to a crucial topic within development economics. Based on fifteen years of continued data collection and research efforts it brings together nine up-to-date studies on... read more
Mining for Change
This new open access book presents research undertaken to understand how better management of the revenues and opportunities associated with natural resources can accelerate diversification and structural change in Africa.... Read more
Women in Science
On 11 February the world celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. UNU-WIDER, along with other institutes across United Nations University, are taking this day of celebration a step further with a month long campaign ... Read more
WIDER Seminar Series
Live streamed | The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. At the weekly sessions, early-career and senior researchers present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme.
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Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED)
The SA-TIED programme looks at ways to support policy-making for inclusive growth and economic transformation in the southern Africa region.
23 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
Working PaperThe Burden of Government Debt in the Indian States: Implications for the MDG Poverty Target
In this paper we explore what impact, if any, government debts have on achieving the Millennium Development Goals for the Indian states...Debts, Public Economic development Fiscal policy
Book ChapterProvision of Social Services: Civil Economy, Cultural Evolution, and Participatory Development
From the book: Social Provision in Low-Income CountriesNonprofit organizations Public - private sector cooperation Social security
Book ChapterHaiti: Towards the Abyss?: Poverty, Dependence, and Resource Depletion
From the book: War, Hunger, and DisplacementEconomic development Land use Population
Book ChapterThe State
From the book: China and the Global Economy since 1840Economic policy International trade State governments
Working PaperUnderdevelopment, Transition and Reconstruction in Sub-Saharan Africa
Reconstructing Africa's war damaged economies is an urgent task...Economic policy (Business enterprises) Economic policy Government policy (Poor)
Book ChapterTNCs and the Nation State
From the book: Transnational Corporations and the Global EconomyInternational business enterprises Nationalism State governments
Working PaperTowards the Abyss?: The Political Economy of Emergency in Haiti
Towards the Abyss? The Political Economy of Emergency in Haiti analyzes the various factors that have contributed to create a protracted humanitarian emergency situation in Haiti...Economic development Land use Population