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Varying Growth Trajectories of the West and the South: The Role of Inequality and Institutions
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27 August 2014 Vladimir Popov Modern economic growth started in the West, not because of the efficiency of various capitalist institutions (elimination of serfdom, free cities, universities)...

Capitalism Economic growth Government policy (Poor)
Book
Development Success: Historical Accounts from More Advanced Countries

What lessons can be learnt from 'developed' countries that might be useful for developing and emerging economies?...

Economic development Economic aspects (Economic development) History (Economics)
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (April 2013)

30 April 2013 Tony Addison As April closes, our thoughts turn to UNU-WIDER’s spring/summer programme. And it’s a busy one...

Economic aspects (Industrialization) Econometric models (Economic development) Economic aspects (Economic development)
Book Chapter
The Czech Transition: The Importance of Microeconomic Fundamentals

From the book: Development Success

Economic development Economic policy Post-communism
Book Chapter
A Two-Thirds Rate of Success: Polish Transformation and Economic Development, 1989- 2008

From the book: Development Success

Economic development Economic policy History (Economics)
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (January 2013)

Tony Addison We start the new year at a fast pace, preparing for the ReCom results meeting on ‘Aid and the Social Sectors’ in Stockholm on 13th March, and the development conference in June on ‘Learning to Compete: Industrial Develo...

Economic aspects (Industrialization) Economic aspects (Economic development) Conflict management
Book
Economies in Transition: The Long-Run View

The twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall has stimulated much reflection on the political, economic and social transitions that have taken place in the past two decades...

Economic policy Institutional economics Post-communism
Blog
From The Editor's Desk (December 2012)

Tony Addison This year has rushed by at speed. For UNU-WIDER it’s been a year of big successes. We will have published some 110 working papers by the end of December, up from 96 in 2011 (go here for the latest list)...

Economic aspects (Economic development) Economic aspects (Environment) Climatic changes
Blog
After the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Some Lessons on Transition

Lorraine Telfer-Taivainen The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London was the setting on 19 June 2012 for the launch of the recent UNU-WIDER book Economies in Transition: The Long-Run View , edited by Gerárd Roland, a...

Capitalism Democracy Economic policy
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (June-July 2012)

Tony Addison I started writing this ‘From the Editor’s Desk’ in Accra, to the sound of an African drum band, preparing for a ceremony to mark the launch of the joint University of Ghana-UNU-WIDER Research and Post-Graduate Teaching ...

Economic aspects (Informal sector (Economics)) Environmental aspects (Economic development) Economic development
Book Chapter
Why Are the Elite in China Motivated and Able to Promote Growth?

From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Communist state Economic development Political science
Book Chapter
Reform and Inequality during the Transition: An Analysis Using Panel Household Survey Data, 1990-2005

From the book: Economies in Transition

Economic policy Income distribution Panel analysis
Book Chapter
Twenty Years of Political Transition

From the book: Economies in Transition

Communist state Comparative economics Econometric models
Book Chapter
Into the Void: Governing Finance in Central and Eastern Europe

From the book: Economies in Transition

Commercial law Financial institutions Financing, Government
Book Chapter
The Long-Run Weight of Communism or the Weight of Long-Run History?

From the book: Economies in Transition

Communist state History (Economics) Institutional economics
Book Chapter
Civil Society, Institutional Change and the Politics of Reform: The Great Transition

From the book: Economies in Transition

Communist state Institutional economics Microeconomics
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