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  • 24 Sep 2018
  • By: Multiple
‘Artificial general intelligence’, economic development and public policy

The technological dream of an ‘artificial general intelligence’ is seen by some as a future game-changer for economic...

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  • 17 Sep 2018
  • By: Banga, Karishma
Digitalization and the future of industrialization in Africa

As global manufacturing becomes more digitalized, there is a danger that new opportunities will be sparse for countries...

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  • 10 Sep 2018
  • By: Multiple
China’s one-child policy: effects on the sex ratio and crime

China’s one-child policy, along with Chinese parents’ strong preference for sons over daughters, has led to a...

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  • 29 Aug 2018
  • By: Andreoni, Antonio
Production transformation: building more competitive firms sector by sector

The design and coordination of policies to promote a more productive economy are challenging for all governments. But...

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  • 22 Aug 2018
  • By: Jayachandran, Seema
Growing out of corruption: evidence from Vietnam

Corruption is a significant barrier to growth and development, raising both the costs and the risks of business...

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  • 15 Aug 2018
  • By: Naudé, Wim
Africa’s Industrial Revolution: new technology and vibrant entrepreneurship

Manufacturing remains an essential element of development, and according to this column, Africa has a golden...

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