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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
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SeminarFantu Cheru and Christopher Cramer on the Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian economy
Fantu Cheru and Christopher Cramer will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 04 December. Abstract – The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian economy Ethiopia has recently attracted research interest because of its unique development path and...
Working PaperRoads and jobs in Ethiopia
We look at how improving roads can affect jobs and structural transformation...Ethiopia Roads Structural transformation
Book ChapterImplications for Ethiopia's industrialization
From the book: Industries without SmokestacksEthiopia Exports Tourism
Working PaperThe impact of remittances on household food security: A micro perspective from Tigray, Ethiopia
While the volume of remittances to developing countries has been growing significantly over the years, the impact of remittances on food security has not received much attention...Remittances Coping strategies Food insecurity access scale
Working PaperMaternal and neonatal services in Ethiopia: Measuring and improving quality
Problem: Maternal and neonatal mortality remains high in low- and middle-income countries, with poor quality of intrapartum care as a barrier to further progress...Ethiopia Hospital quality Intrapartum care
Working PaperRegional inequality of economic outcomes and opportunities in Ethiopia: A tale of two periods
This paper provides an informative picture of the extent of regional inequality of economic outcomes and opportunities in the pre-and post-reform Ethiopia...Horizontal inequality Intergenerational Mobility Economic outcomes
Working PaperIndustries without smokestacks: Implications for Ethiopia’s industrialization
Although the manufacturing sector is known to have a unique role in structural transformation, the industries without smokestacks that include tradable services (e.g., IT, tourism, transport), horticulture, and agro-industry can provide new opportuni...Ethiopia Exports Tourism