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Blog
Reflections on the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics

The award of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics to Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo of MIT, and Michael Kremer of Harvard University, has led to a flurry of blogs and op-ed pieces ...

Nobel Prize Development Economics Structural transformation
Seminar
Rekha Ravindran on the relationship between structural transformation and income inequality

Rekha Ravindran will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 28 October. Abstract - The relationship between structural transformation and income inequality in developing economies Though industrialization is postulated as the traditional way out of...

28 October 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Book
Resurgent Asia: Diversity in Development

Gunnar Myrdal published his magnum opus Asian Drama , in 1968, to conclude that Asia's development prospects were gloomy...

Gunnar Myrdal Economic transformation Structural transformation
Workshop
puzzle pieces Authors workshop: The developer’s dilemma: structural transformation, inequality, and inclusive growth
10 September 2019
The Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
Past event
Policy Brief
Resurgent Asia: Diversity in Development

In 1820, Asia accounted for two-thirds of world population and over half of world income. The subsequent decline of Asia was attributable to its integration with a world economy shaped by colonialism and driven by imperialism...

Gunnar Myrdal Economic transformation Structural transformation
Book Chapter
Industrialization and Development

From the book: Asian Transformations

Industrial policy Industrialization Structural transformation
Research Brief
Inequality in rural India: Are non-farm jobs the driver or a brake? Income inequality non-farm employment Poverty
Working Paper
The distributional impact of structural transformation in rural India: Model-based simulation and case-study evidence

The North Indian village of Palanpur has been the subject of close study over a period of six decades from 1957/8 to 2015. Himanshu et al...

Income inequality non-farm employment Poverty
Project
Photo: Aaron Tang Inequalities - measurement, implications, and influencing change

Theme: Current programme

Inequality Inclusive institutions Data sources
Project
Photo: tanakawho Varieties of structural transformation

Theme: Current programme

Structural transformation Inclusive growth Inequality
Working Paper
Individual-level employment transitions in rural Viet Nam

Structural transformation in rural areas is a key issue in economic development...

Employment Structural transformation Rural areas
Book Chapter
Rwanda: From devastation to services-first transformation

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Africa Economic growth Exports
Blog
Comprehensive policy change needed in Myanmar to support structural transformation: Insights from the Myanmar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Survey 2017

The Myanmar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Survey 2017 shows that there is a need for comprehensive and immediate change in industrial, financial, and educational policies in Myanmar to support structural change and increase economic growth...

Myanmar SMEs Structural transformation
Working Paper
Industrial development in Asia: Trends in industrialization and industrial policy experiences of developing Asia

Industrial transformation of Asia arguably constitutes the most surprising and dramatic change in the global economy in the last fifty years...

Industrial policy Industrialization Structural transformation
Blog
Mozambique: Improving our understanding of the potential of manufacturing

Mozambique’s manufacturing industry is facing many challenges. Nevertheless, we should not underestimate its linkages to the rest of the economy and its potential in terms of job creation and structural transformation...

Manufacturing firms Manufacturing Manufacturing industries
Blog
Obstacles for Mozambique’s manufacturing firms amplified by macroeconomic disturbances

Mozambique has been facing macroeconomic difficulties since 2015. This has amplified the obstacles for micro, small and medium-sized manufacturing firms, but the actual problems lie deeper ...

Manufacturing firms Structural transformation Macroeconomic policy
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