Economic Transformation and Income Distribution in China over Three Decades
It is arguable that the most important event in the world economy in recent decades has been the rise of China, from being on a par with sub-Sahara Africa at the start of economic reform to being an economic superpower today. That rise remains under...
NOW IN PAPERBACK WITH REVISED PREFACE | Gunnar Myrdal published his magnum opus Asian Drama, in 1968, to conclude that Asia's development prospects were gloomy. Since then, contrary to Myrdal's expectations Asia has been transformed beyond...
Kunal Sen contributes to UNIDO’s High-level Expert Consultation for the Industrial Development Report 2022
On 18 May UNU-WIDER Director, Kunal Sen, joins UNIDO’s High-Level Expert Consultation (HLEC) on Manufacturing responses to COVID-19: Lessons for governance and policy coordination in the face of global disasters. Kunal will present recent research...
18 May 2021
Webcast: Transforming economies – for better jobs
UNU-WIDER in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will organize a three-day conference on transforming economies in Bangkok, Thailand, on 11-13 September 2019. See the full programme here...
In the media
Asian Transformations hits media outlets throughout Asia
The recent release of the open access book Asian Transformations has been widely covered by media across Asia. An op-ed written by Deepak Nayyar, who edited the collection featuring the works of 21 experts, was picked up by media outlets across Asia...
Economic development in Asia: Learning from a half-century of transformations
13 November 2019
Universitetsvägen 10, 114 18 ,
Deepak Nayyar Resurgent Asia - Diversity in Development
15 November 2019
Ministry of Interior, meeting room Kruunu,
Extractive industries and development
In common with several other low-income African economies, in recent years Mozambique has seen a significant expansion of interest and investment in its long-established extractives industries. Huge new gas finds in particular have led to...
Potential benefits and pitfalls of extractives in Mozambique
Mozambique has seen a significant expansion of interest and investment in its extractive industries. New gas finds in the past ten years have led to expectations that these industries will contribute very significantly to the country’s future...
New book from Oxford University Press looks at how to make extractive industries sustainable and inclusive
Originally posted by Oxford Policy Management The extractives sector, and the way it works, continues to change rapidly and its importance to many...
Highlights from the 2019 WIDER Development Conference
The World Bank recently estimated that two-thirds of all jobs in developing countries are at risk of automation. This shocking statistic raises an...
Mozambique—bust before boom
This paper is a sequel to an earlier paper that looked in broad terms at many of the issues that Mozambique faces today in managing its new extractive resources. The paper first describes the investment surge that has already been prompted by new gas...