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– 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...

– Diversity in Development
Deepak Nayyar - Oxford University Press, 2019

This book is not yet published, expected in October 2019. When published this book will be available open access. 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...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– 1990–2015
Carlos A. Ibarra, Jaime Ros - World Development, 2019

This article is currently available on early view. The paper studies the decline of the labor income share (LIS) in Mexico during the period 1990–2015. The decline is mostly explained by reductions within the economy’s major sectors (including manufacturing, tradables, and non-...

– The challenge for Africa
John Page - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Why is there so little industry in Africa? Does it matter? What can be done about it? These were questions I put to Finn Tarp and Louis Kasekende, then the Director of UNU-WIDER and Chief Economist of the African Development Bank respectively, at a 2008 meeting of the African Economic Research...

– Impacts on economic development
UNU-WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Over the past 20 years, researchers have been looking at the economic lifecycle of individuals around the world using National Transfer Accounts (NTA) data. The focus of this research has been on understanding how societies produce, consume, share, and save resources across generations, how these...

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