Three UNU-WIDER books in top five most accessed economics titles on Oxford Scholarship Online

According to a listing by Oxford University Press, three UNU-WIDER books are among its top five most visited economics titles during the past year (April 2020–March 2021).  

In first place was Tony Addison and Alan R. Roe’s Extractive Industries - The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development, which was accessed nearly 10,000 times on Oxford Scholarship Online. 

This is the second year running that three UNU-WIDER books have made it in the OUP top 10 list, including claiming the top spot as the most popular title in their economics collection.

The three popular titles cover a broad range of knowledge for practitioners working on topics such as sustainable resource management, structural transformation, and gender equality. As with the bulk of UNU-WIDER publications, these most visited titles are available on full open access, free for everyone to download. The books that made the top five are: 

#1 Extractive Industries – The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development, edited by Tony Addison and Alan R. Roe  

#3 Industries without Smokestacks – Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered, edited by Richard Newfarmer, John Page and Finn Tarp 

#5 Towards Gender Equity in Development, edited by Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman and Jean-Philippe Platteau 

See the full listing on the OUP website: Top ten most most visited titles in economics