Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam
This new Open Access book provides a comprehensive analytic contribution to a crucial topic within development economics. Based on fifteen years of continued data collection and research efforts it brings together nine up-to-date studies on... read more
Mining for Change
This new open access book presents research undertaken to understand how better management of the revenues and opportunities associated with natural resources can accelerate diversification and structural change in Africa.... Read more
Women in Science
On 11 February the world celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. UNU-WIDER, along with other institutes across United Nations University, are taking this day of celebration a step further with a month long campaign ... Read more
WIDER Seminar Series
Live streamed | The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. At the weekly sessions, early-career and senior researchers present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme.
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Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED)
The SA-TIED programme looks at ways to support policy-making for inclusive growth and economic transformation in the southern Africa region.
10 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
Research BriefForeign Assistance in a Climate-Constrained World
The three goals of promoting development, adaptation to climate change, and climate change mitigation are in reality inseparable policy areas and as such there is a compelling case for addressing them simultaneously...Economic aspects (Finance) Climatic changes Economic assistance and foreign aid
BlogFrom the Editor's Desk (December 2011)
Tony Addison With the end of the year fast approaching, we bring you the last Angle of 2011. Here in Helsinki, the shortest day of the year is nearly upon us when we will have six hours of daylight...Economic aspects (Finance) Climatic changes Economic aspects (Right of property)
BlogFrom the Editor's desk (November 2011)
Tony Addison As we come to the end of November, the snow has yet to arrive in Helsinki...Economic aspects (Finance) Climatic changes Economic aspects (Raw materials)
Working PaperForeign Assistance in a Climate-Constrained World
The emergence of climate finance has the potential to catalyze positive changes in the institutional architecture and distribution mechanisms for financial flows to lower income countries...Climatic changes Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic aspects (Finance)
BookDevelopment Finance in the Global Economy: The Road Ahead
For much of the last 30 years the global economy has had a limited impact on poverty alleviation. But there are now grounds for optimism...Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Economic aspects (Finance)
Book ChapterFinancial Sector Development and Growth: The Chinese Experience
From the book: Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial DevelopmentCapital market Economic development Economic aspects (Finance)
Book ChapterFinancial Development and Income Inequality in Rural China, 1991-2000
From the book: Understanding Inequality and Poverty in ChinaEquality and inequality Economic aspects (Finance) Financial institutions
Book ChapterDevelopment Finance in the Global Economy: The Road Ahead
From the book: Development Finance in the Global EconomyEconomic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Economic aspects (Finance)
Working PaperFinancial Development and Income Inequality in Rural China 1991-2000
Financial development can exert a significant influence on the distribution of income...Equality and inequality Economic aspects (Finance) Financial institutions
Working PaperFinancial Sector Development and Growth: The Chinese Experience
This paper documents the financial and institutional developments of China during the past two decades, when China was successfully transformed from a rigid central-planning economy to a dynamic market economy following its unique path...Capital market Economic development Economic aspects (Finance)