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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Book ChapterTackling Elite Capture by the 'Counter-elite' and 'Co-opt-elite' Approaches in Bangladesh and Ghana
From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic DevelopmentEconomic development Sociological aspects (Families) Government policy (Poor)
Book ChapterGlobalizing Households and Multi-ethnic Community Building in Japan
From the book: Urbanization and Development in AsiaEmigration and immigration Sociological aspects (Families) Labor supply
Working PaperElite Capture or Capture Elites? Lessons from the 'Counter-elite' and 'Co-opt-elite' Approaches in Bangladesh and Ghana
Community-based development has been criticized for its inadequate understanding of power relationships at the local level, which thus leaves room for elite capture...Economic development Sociological aspects (Families) Government policy (Poor)
Working PaperGlobalizing Households and Multi-ethnic Community Building in Japan
The East Asian countries are currently experiencing declining fertility rates and aging of their populations...Emigration and immigration Sociological aspects (Families) Labor supply