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Book Chapter
Construction and public procurement in Uganda

From the book: Mining for Change

Construction sector Procurement Natural resources
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Summer School 2019 2019 UNU-WIDER Summer School Capacity building Labour market Labour market participation
Blog
A summer of learning: Takeaways from the first UNU-WIDER Summer School
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As an applied economist working as a lecturer and researcher in Nigeria, opportunities to learn and exchange ideas with peers can be few and far between...

Labour market Household data Economic policy
Book Chapter
Understanding elite commitment to social protection: Rwanda’s Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme

From the book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Economic policy Political science Social conditions
Policy seminar
Changing technologies and the jobs of tomorrow

Watch the live stream recording United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will organize a three-day...

12 September 2019
United Nations Conference Centre, Rajadamnern Nok Avenue and Klong Phadung Krungkasem Road, Bangkok, Thailand
Past event
Results meeting
Towards an inclusive economy — How do we support job creation and reduce inequalities in South Africa?
31 January 2019
The Sheraton Pretoria Hotel, 643 Corner, Stanza Bopape St, Arcadia, Pretoria, South Africa
Past event
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
Blog
Reflections on thinking development, thinking WIDER

What do we talk about at a conference on development economics? Well, robots, rockets, and space, of course. 13 September through 15 September 2018, UNU-WIDER hosted the Think development - Think WIDER conference in Helsinki, Finland...

WIDER Development Conference Development Economics Economic policy
Blog
What is the future of industrial policy in Africa: Views from Experts

13 September through 15 September 2018, UNU-WIDER hosted the Think development - Think WIDER conference in Helsinki, Finland...

WIDER Development Conference Development Economics Economic policy
Blog
Development policy in an era of robots: Views from the experts

Labour-saving technology in the form of robotic systems, artificial intelligence, and advanced computer networks may cause a rapid decline in global employment...

WIDER Development Conference Development Economics Economic policy
Journal Special Issue
Firm level analysis using administrative record data

This special issue focuses on a collaborative effort between the National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) to employ administrative record data from SARS for economic policy analysis...

Firm-level analysis South Africa Economic policy
Policy Brief
Tracking rural households through structural transformation: The case of Viet Nam Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book Chapter
Rural transformation: a commune-level analysis

From the book: Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book Chapter
Characteristics of the VARHS data and other data sources

From the book: Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book Chapter
Viet Nam: setting the scene

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book
Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move

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...

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
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