Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
In September 2019, UNU-WIDER is launching its inaugural Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Industrial Policy and the Challenge for Africa
Transforming economies – for better jobs
WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNESCAP, 11-13 September 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand
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.
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.
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SeminarFantu Cheru and Christopher Cramer on the Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian economy
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