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From Africa rising to rising debt in Africa: The looming debt crisis

Africa’s rising public debt continues to attract increased attention regionally and internationally. The narrative about Africa seems to have gradually shifted from ‘Africa rising’ to ‘rising debt in Africa’...

Debts debt crisis Development finance
Blog
Developing countries would benefit from improved tax collection: What can help?

The ability to raise revenues from taxes – called “fiscal capacity” – is a crucial aspect for the functioning of any state...

Tax revenue fiscal capacity Income tax
Video
WIDER Annual Lecture by Justin Yifu Lin

View the WIDER Annual Lecture on New Structural Economics.

Structural transformation Productivity Economic policy
About
Photos - AL15

Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 15.

Structural transformation Productivity Economic policy
About
Photos - AL12

Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 12.

Developing countries History (Economics) GDP
News
Three Myths About Industry in Africa

Read the article on key myths about industry in Africa written by John Page, Non-resident Fellow at UNU-WIDER in the Foresight Africa 2014 series issued by the Brookings Institution. Page co-leads with Finn Tarp the Learning to Compete (L2C):...

Industrial policy Manufacturing Manufacturing industries
Annual Lecture
WIDER Annual Lecture 15 - New Structural Economics
4 May 2011
Centro Internacional de Conferências Joaquim Chissano, Avenida Marginal 4441, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
News
Opinion - UNU-WIDER on the 'Triple Crisis'

Three interconnected crises - of the global financial system, food security and global warming - potentially threaten peace and stability. Multilateral action must be combined with a clearer understanding of how they affect each other and their...

Financial crisis GDP Climate change
Annual Lecture
WIDER Annual Lecture 12 - Developing Countries in the World Economy: The Future in the Past?
23 February 2009
Marina Congress Center, Katajanokanlaituri 6, Helsinki, Finland
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