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Blog
From the Editor's Desk (September-October 2015)

UNU-WIDER had a busy September. We celebrated our 30 th birthday with some 600 people at our three-day conference on ‘Mapping the Future of Development Economics’ here in Helsinki. It was a great occasion...

Agriculture Business enterprises Capital investments
Blog
Malawi's Farm Subsidy Benefits the Poor but Doesn't Come Cheap

Malawi’s farm input subsidy benefits the poor and can be part of a viable national development strategy. Agriculture is Malawi’s main economic sector...

Agriculture Equilibrium (Economics) Expenditures, Public
Blog
Cost of Capital: The Real Price of Green Energy
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4 July 2013 Carl-Gustav Lindén In recent years the price of green energy technology has come down dramatically. This means that European investments in renewable energy can be very competitive...

Capital Capital market Cost effectiveness
Book Chapter
Entrepreneurship and the Developmental State

From the book: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Economic policy (Business enterprises) Economic development Entrepreneurship
Book Chapter
Innovation Policy, Entrepreneurship, and Development: A Finnish View

From the book: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development

Economic policy (Business enterprises) Industrial policy Subsidies
Working Paper
Innovation Policy, Entrepreneurship, and Development: A Finnish View

This article first reviews the economic rationales for innovation policy. It then describes the Finnish innovation policy and policy making environment. The Finnish policy is evaluated from the point of view of fostering entrepreneurship...

Economic policy (Business enterprises) Industrial policy Subsidies
Blog
Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Development: Lessons from Finland
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Otto Toivanen At least since the 1950s it has been recognized that innovation is central to economic growth. It has also been well understood that innovations both generate and rely on externalities...

Economic policy (Business enterprises) Research (Technological innovations) Industrial policy
Journal Article
The Growth of Poor Children in China, 1991-2000: Why Food Subsidies May Matter

Part of Journal Special Issue Health and Development

Children Food security Malnutrition
Blog
How American Capitalism Really Works: Some Lessons for Developing Countries
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William Lazonick Defined as the act of forming a new business, entrepreneurship is viewed as a prime way in which individualism can contribute to economic development...

Economic policy (Business enterprises) Economic development Entrepreneurship
Book Chapter
Immediate Prospects for Additional Finance: What Might be Done Now or Soon and on What Conditions?

From the book: Development Finance in the Global Economy

Economic assistance and foreign aid International economic relations Subsidies
Book Chapter
China Urban Poverty and its Contributing Factors, 1986-2000

From the book: Understanding Inequality and Poverty in China

Households Government policy (Poor) Poverty
Working Paper
Entrepreneurial Ventures and the Developmental State: Lessons from the Advanced Economies

A basic intellectual challenge for those concerned with the poverty of nations is to come to grips with the nature and causes of the wealth of the world’s wealthier nations...

Economic policy (Business enterprises) Economic development Entrepreneurship
Journal Article
Urban poverty in China and its contributing factors, 1986-2000

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality and Poverty in China

Households Government policy (Poor) Poverty
Book Chapter
National Food Policies impacting on Food Security: The Experience of a Large Populated Country - India

From the book: Food Insecurity, Vulnerability and Human Rights Failure

Agriculture Food security Marketing
Book Chapter
The Public Distribution Systems of Foodgrains and Implications for Food Security: A Comparison of the Experiences of India and China

From the book: Food Insecurity, Vulnerability and Human Rights Failure

Food security Poverty Public administration
Book Chapter
An Analysis of the Potential Impact of the Current WTO Agricultural Negotiations on Government Strategies in the SADC Region

From the book: Food Security

Agriculture and state Food security International agencies
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