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Convergence (Economics)
Book Chapter
Hunting for Leopards :: Long-Run Country Income Dynamics in Africa

This chapter examines the country-level dynamics of long-run growth in Africa between 1975 and 2005. We are primarily interested in examining how growth has affected mobility and the distribution of income among countries...

Economic development Gross national product Convergence (Economics)
Book Chapter
Interrelationships among Health, Environmental Quality, and Economic Activity :: What Consequences for Economic Convergence?

This chapter examines the link between health indicators, environmental variables, and economic development, and the consequences of this relationship on economic convergence...

Environmental aspects (Economic development) Environment Gross national product
Book Chapter
Indonesian Industrialization: A Latecomer Adjusting to Crises

From the book: Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century

Economic development Economic policy Industrialization
Book Chapter
Learning from Asia's Success: Beyond Simplistic 'Lesson-Making'

From the book: Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century

Commercial policy Economic development Economic policy
Blog
From The Editor's Desk (October 2012)

Tony Addison UNU-WIDER is having a very active and successful autumn. Our climate change and development policy conference at the end of September attracted over 150 researchers and policy makers from across the world...

Economic development Elite (Social sciences) Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Indonesian Industrialization: A Latecomer Adjusting to Crises

This paper examines Indonesia’s industrialization performance and policies, including its latecomer status, its generally rapid growth since the mid-1960s, its pronounced policy and performance episodes, and its ambivalent embrace of globalizat...

Economic development Economic policy Industrialization
Working Paper
Learning from Asia’s Success Beyond Simplistic 'Lesson-Making'

Many international organizations, governments and academics concerned with economic development look to Asia’s success, recommending that other poor countries follow similar models and paths of development...

Commercial policy Economic development Economic policy
Working Paper
Interrelationships among Health, Environment Quality, and Economic Activity: What Consequences for Economic Convergence?

This paper examines the link between health indicators, environmental variables, and economic development, and the consequences of this relationship on economic convergence...

Environmental aspects (Economic development) Environment Gross national product
Journal Article
Structural Change, Technology, and Economic Growth: Brazil and the CIBS in a Comparative Perspective

Part of Journal Special Issue Southern Growth Engines and Technology Giants

Economic development Industries International trade
Book Chapter
India's Economic Growth: Lessons for the Emerging Economies

From the book: The Rise of China and India

Business cycles Economic development Convergence (Economics)
Book Chapter
Comparing Regional Development in China and India

From the book: The Rise of China and India

Economic development Equality and inequality Convergence (Economics)
Book Chapter
Global Growth and Distribution: Are China and India Reshaping the World?

From the book: Southern Engines of Global Growth

Economic forecasting Globalization Income distribution
Blog
Is Manufacturing Still the Main Engine of Growth in Developing Countries?
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Adam Szirmai Since the late 18 th century, the manufacturing sector has been the main engine of growth and catch up. Presently, however, service sector value added accounts for over 70 per cent of GDP in advanced economies...

Economic growth Industrialization Convergence (Economics)
Working Paper
Structural Change, Technology, and Economic Growth: Brazil and the CIBS in a Comparative Perspective

Schumepterian growth theory stresses the role of structural change in long run growth. Countries which increase the share of technology-intensive sectors in their economic structures benefit more from technological learning and innovation...

Economic development Industries International trade
Working Paper
International and Intra-national Technology Spillovers and Technology Development Paths in Developing Countries: The Case of China

This paper analyses the paths of technology development among regions with heterogeneous economic and technological characteristics, focusing on the case of China...

Convergence (Economics) Regional economics Management (Technological innovations)
Journal Article
Development Path of China and India and the Challenges for their Sustainable Growth

Part of Journal Special Issue The Rise of China and India

Economic development Factor proportions International trade
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