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New open access book - Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

On 14 April 2016 Oxford University Press (OUP) published UNU-WIDER’s first open access book, Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Channing Arndt, Andy McKay, and Finn Tarp.

Growth Growth and employment Poverty
The Impact of Policies on Inequality

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 3.3

Inequality Measurement (Poverty) Foreign aid
Invited 1

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 1.1

Inequality Income Growth
Research uptake
Learning to Compete (L2C): Accelerating Industrial Development in Africa

Learning to compete (L2C) is collaborative research project between UNU-WIDER, the African Development Bank, and the Brookings Institution. The project aims to answer the question: why is there so little industry in Africa? Industry—including modern...

Trade Competitiveness Industrial policy
Photo: Martin Kenny Industries without smokestacks

Theme: Transformation

Africa Tanzania industry
In the media
Vietnamese firms lack funds for technological upgrades

SGGP English Edition, 5 November 2014

Viet Nam Growth Economic policy (Business enterprises)
Regional Research Workshop

The purpose of the workshop is to initiate a four year programme of research on opportunities to spur growth and development in the Southern Africa region. The workshop is by invitation only.

28 March 2014
Johannesburg, South Africa
Past event
Aid, growth, poverty and the global context

Presentation on i) aid, growth and development: what do we know?; (ii) poverty and human development; (iii) the changing global context; and (iv) Conclusions: a post 2015 perspective. Based on UNU-WIDER's research on foreign aid (ReCom) and to...

25 March 2014
JICA Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
Past event
Aid, Growth and Africa: The changing context

Finn Tarp, Director and Tony Addison, Chief Economist - Deputy Director presented 'Aid, Growth and Africa: the Changing Context'. Presentation...

28 January 2014
DFID, London, United Kingdom
Past event
Apresentação dos resultados

Finn Tarp presented: INQUÉRITO AS INDÚSTRIAS MANUFACTUREIRAS 2012 (IIM 2012): APRESENTAÇÃO DOS RESULTADOS Mozambique’s Ministry for Planning and Development and in partnership with the Confederation of Economic...

23 January 2014
Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Understanding the African lions - growth traps and opportunities in six dominant African economies

Theme: Transformation

Africa Labour market Growth
Jobs, poverty and structural change in Africa

Theme: Transformation

Trade Competitiveness Industrial policy
Structural transformation and inclusive growth in Viet Nam

Theme: Transformation

This project responds to the SDG’s call for a strengthening of data collection and capacity-building in Member States. Timely and better disaggregated, country level data aids the search for an evidence-based course to realizing economic...

Vietnam Growth Development
Conference session in The Future of Growth – Economic Values and the Media

' The Future of Growth – Economic Values and the Media ' is the issue of the sixth Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum from 17-19 June 2013 at the World Conference Center Bonn (WCCB)...

17 June 201319 June 2013
World Conference Center (WCCB), Bonn, Germany
Past event
Does aid increase growth?

Professor Finn Tarp made a presentation 'Does Aid Increase Growth? during a Development Policy Programme for Finnish journalists, at the Department for Communication and Culture, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Helsinki. Presentation...

5 March 2013
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Aid, growth and development

The Danish Society for International Development and the Centre for African Studies at Copenhagen University are pleased to announce an international conference on The new Africa – no longer the hopeless continent? Presentation by Finn Tarp,...

2 November 2012
IDA Meeting Centre, Kalvebod Brygge 31 – 33, Copenhagen, Denmark
Past event
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