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Can natural resources jump-start industrialization?

At the end of last year, I filmed a lecture that will be part of a massive open online course (MOOC) on industrialization in Africa...

Industrialization structural change Employment and Industry
Working Paper
Construction and public procurement in Uganda

As it transitions to an oil-producing country, Uganda’s investments in infrastructure and physical capital will increasingly depend on the ability of the construction sector to respond to surges in demand and transform investment effort into ou...

Construction sector Procurement Natural resources
Working Paper
The role of the construction sector in influencing natural resource use, structural change, and industrial development in Zambia

The construction sector plays a critical role in delivering quality infrastructure, which in turn influences the use of natural resource revenues towards achieving structural change and industrial development...

Construction sector infrastructure Prices
Working Paper
Role of the construction sector and key bottlenecks to supply response in Tanzania

The construction sector is a key enabler for social and economic development worldwide...

Construction sector Contractors Land
Working Paper
The role of the construction sector in Ghana

The research explores the structure and performance of Ghana’s construction subsector, in light of the country’s 2007 oil discovery...

Construction sector Price dynamics Expenditure shocks
Working Paper
The construction sector in Mozambique: An overview

The construction sector value added in Mozambique grew at an average annual rate of 12.8 per cent in 1993–2015...

Construction industries national accounts Public infrastructure
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