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Book
– Natural Resources and Industry in Africa
John Page, Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2020

This book is not yet published, expected in January 2020. When published this book will be available open access. For a growing number of countries in Africa the discovery and exploitation of natural resources is a great opportunity, but one accompanied by considerable risks. Countries...

Sam Hickey, Tom Lavers, Jeremy Seekings, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa - Oxford University Press, 2019

This book is not yet published, expected in November 2019. When published this book will be available open access. The notion that social protection should be a key strategy for reducing poverty in developing countries has now been mainstreamed within international development policy and...

UNU-WIDER, Ludvig Wier - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

The study uses a comparative analysis of foreign-owned firms operating in South Africa to show that firms with a parent registered in a tax haven tend to report 80% less in profits than similar firms without a parent in a tax haven. This is highly suggestive, but not conclusive, evidence of...

Vanda Castelo, Finório Castigo, José Cardoso, Michael Noble, Gemma Wright - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique. This work was carried out by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique in collaboration with the project partners in the scope of the SOUTHMOD project. The results presented in this report are derived using...

Jukka Pirttilä - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Social protection has attracted increasing interest in developing countries in recent decades and policies have been initiated in all developing regions. When countries build up their social protection systems, they need reliable information and tools on how the systems should be designed. They...

– Growth and beyond
Rachel M. Gisselquist, Finn Tarp - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

The questions of whether aid has impact and is effective have been the subject of considerable attention. This thematic issue brings together nine studies that speak to the diverse ways in which aid affects development outcomes including, but not limited to, growth. It takes stock of what we know...

– Global trends and data challenges
Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Inequality—both vertical (between individuals and households) and horizontal (between groups)—is a core concern in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. However, despite considerable attention to horizontal inequality in both research and policy, there are notable gaps and...

Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

‘Legal empowerment’ is defined as a process of systemic change through which the poor and excluded become able to use the law to protect and advance their rights and interests as citizens and economic actors. Since the 2000s, legal empowerment initiatives have established a widely...

– Are they persistently high-growth firms?
UNU-WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

The analysis of firm growth has been a topic of consistent economic interest as a growing body of literature has lent support to the possibility that the majority of growth and new employment creation is the result of a small sub-sector of high-growth firms (HGFs). While this has been...

Blog
Kunal Sen - UNU-WIDER, 2019

The World Bank recently estimated that two-thirds of all jobs in developing countries are at risk of automation. This shocking statistic raises an important question: ‘What can policy makers do to prepare for this tech revolution?’ From 11-13 September UNU-WIDER hosted our 2019...

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Deepak Nayyar - Oxford University Press, 2019

From the book: Resurgent Asia

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Deepak Nayyar - Oxford University Press, 2019

From the book: Resurgent Asia

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Deepak Nayyar - Oxford University Press, 2019

From the book: Resurgent Asia

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Deepak Nayyar - Oxford University Press, 2019

From the book: Resurgent Asia

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Deepak Nayyar - Oxford University Press, 2019

From the book: Resurgent Asia

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Deepak Nayyar - Oxford University Press, 2019

From the book: Resurgent Asia

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