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Working Paper
On the poverty–growth elasticity

Poverty–growth elasticities are frequently calculated to provide insight into the inclusiveness of the growth process...

Poverty Growth Elasticity
Policy Brief
Tracking rural households through structural transformation: The case of Viet Nam Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book
Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam (in Vietnamese): A Rising Dragon on the Move

Giới thiệu Việt Nam là một nước đông dân ở khu vực Đông Nam Á với lịch sử lâu đời và đặc trưng về kinh tế, chính trị và xã hội.2 Sau khi kết thúc chiến tranh với Hoa Kỳ năm 1975...

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Working Paper
Trade in services: Opening markets to create opportunities

This paper reviews the role of services in development and growth, the potential role of trade in services as a driver of the productivity performance of sectors that use services as inputs, and the links between services policies and domestic trade ...

Services Productivity Growth
Blog
How big supermarket chains in southern Africa keep out small suppliers
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A shopper prepares to pay at an informal shop in Soweto, South Africa. Smaller retailers are struggling to grow. Supermarkets are a key route to market for many suppliers of food and household consumable products...

Supermarkets Growth Economic 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
Working Paper
Industries without smokestacks: Telecommunication and ICT-based services trade

This paper provides a basic understanding of the nature of emerging key information and communication technologies, and establishes the distance of countries from high-quality access to the internet—the necessary threshold one needs to cross in...

Economic development Innovation Growth
Blog
Prospects for a Tanzanian transformation

Researchers, policy makers, and representatives of international institutions recently gathered in Dar es Salaam to discuss prospects for a transformation of Tanzania’s economy...

Transformation Growth Informal sector (Economics)
Conference
Growth and development policy – new data, new approaches, and new evidence

Economies in the southern Africa region face thorny challenges when it comes to the transformation of their economies, job creation, and the need to share the benefits of growth. For the past three years, more than 100 researchers have engaged in a...

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Working Paper
Redistribution around the world: Causes and consequences

This paper re-examines the determinants and consequences of redistribution in light of improved data and methods relative to earlier literature...

Cross-country analysis Growth Inequality
In the media
VoxEU policy portal features human capital and growth video series

In July, 2016 UNU-WIDER launched a new video series on human capital and growth in which 12 experts discuss human capital and its relationship to economic and individual growth. This video series is now being featured on the Centre for Economic...

Growth Human capital
News
New open access book - Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

On 14 April 2016 Oxford University Press (OUP) published UNU-WIDER’s first open access book, Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Channing Arndt, Andy McKay, and Finn Tarp.

Growth Growth and employment Poverty
Video
The Impact of Policies on Inequality

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 3.3

Inequality Measurement (Poverty) Foreign aid
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