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– Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered
Richard Newfarmer, John Page, Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2018

Early view: When published this book will become Open Access. By 2030 more than three quarters of the world's absolute poor are projected to live in Africa. Accelerating economic growth is key to rising incomes on the continent, and central to this challenge is establishing activities that...

Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, Jean-Philippe Platteau - Oxford University Press, 2018

Early view: When published this book will become Open Access. As a result of widespread mistreatment and overt discrimination, women in the developing world often lack autonomy. Towards Gender Equity in Development brings together leading scholars working on gender issues to explore...

– The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development
Alan R. Roe, Tony Addison - Oxford University Press, 2018

New initiatives recognize that resource wealth can provide a means, when properly used, for poorer nations to decisively break with poverty by diversifying economies and funding development spending. Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development...

Yongfu Huang, Unai Pascual - Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

This collection examines the role that foreign aid can play in dealing with the severe global challenge of climate change, one of the most pressing international development issues of the 21st century. Addressing the key threats of rising temperatures, changes in precipitation, coastal erosion...

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
José Antonio Ocampo - Oxford University Press, 2017 - Oxford, United Kingdom

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. International financial crises have plagued the world in recent decades,...

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– Understanding Diverse Trajectories
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Routledge, 2017

Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its...

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Rachel M. Gisselquist - Routledge, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 licence. It is free to read at www.tandfebooks.com and offered as a free PDF download from Taylor & Francis Group and selected open access locations. Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected...

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– Jump-Starting Developing Countries
Justin Lin, Célestin Monga - Princeton University Press, 2017 - Princeton, NJ

How poor countries can ignite economic growth without waiting for global action or the creation of ideal local conditions. Contrary to conventional wisdom, countries that ignite a process of rapid economic growth almost always do so while lacking what experts say are the essential...

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Guillermo Cruces, Gary S. Fields, David Jaume, Mariana Viollaz - Oxford University Press, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. This book examines the links between economic growth, changing employment...

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– Government–Business Coordination in Africa and East Asia
John Page, Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. Much of the information relevant to policy formulation for industrial...

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Douglas Arent, Channing Arndt, Mackay Miller, Finn Tarp, Owen Zinaman - Oxford University Press, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. The 21st Conference of the Parties (CoP21) to the United Nations Framework...

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– A Rising Dragon on the Move
Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2017 - United Kingdom

Giới thiệu Việt Nam là một nước đông dân ở khu vực Đông Nam Á với lịch sử lâu đời và đặc trưng về kinh tế, chính trị và xã hội.2 Sau khi kết thúc chiến tranh với Hoa Kỳ năm 1975, Việt Nam đã có những tham...

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– A Rising Dragon on the Move
Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. The  household survey data used in this book is available here....

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– Evidence, Analysis, Action
Matt Andrews, Lant Pritchett, Michael Woolcock - Oxford University Press, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. Governments play a major role in the development process, and constantly...

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Channing Arndt, Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2017 - Oxford, UK

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. Detailed analyses of poverty and wellbeing in developing countries...

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– Growth Traps and Opportunities for Six African Economies
Haroon Bhorat, Finn Tarp - Brookings Institution Press, 2016 - Washington DC

Examining the economic forces that will shape Africa’s future Africa’s Lions examines the economic growth experiences of six fast-growing and/or economically dominant African countries. Expert African researchers offer unique perspectives into the challenges and issues in Ethiopia...

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