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Economic Transformation

Development is about transformation and governments are expected to acompany this tranformation. However, some unpalatable questions remain in the context that the 21st century offers: what to do and how best to do it, making sure that nobody is left behind, taking into account societal, social and environmental challenges that are emerging from this new context?

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  • 26 April 2022
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Globalization and inequality after the pandemic

As the COVID-19 crisis eases, reductions in poverty and inequality through improved employment opportunities are at the center of many national...

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  • 14 March 2022
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Trade liberalization, productivity, and innovation: evidence from Chile

While it is generally agreed that trade liberalization promotes productivity growth in developing countries, greater exposure to imports does not...

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  • 22 November 2021
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Economic consequences of lockdown: Evidence from India’s first Covid-19 wave

As India continues to combat the pandemic, the impact on economic activity remains a major concern. Drawing lessons from the first wave in 2020, this...

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  • 23 November 2020
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Promoting industrialization in Africa: global versus regional value chains

As Covid-19 ravages international trade and production, policy-makers are shifting their sights from global value chains (GVCs) to regional value...

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  • 21 September 2020
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Sustainable development priorities in the time of Covid-19

What are the potential effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? This column examines the human...

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  • 13 July 2020
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Time to rethink street vending: lessons from Uganda

The Covid-19 crisis has exposed the vulnerabilities of the working poor in urban settings in developing countries. This column combines insights from...

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  • 06 July 2020
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Covid-19 and the food crisis in Bangladesh: a proposal for action

Many poor people in developing countries are facing food shortages as a result of the pandemic and the policy response. This column outlines what can...

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  • 25 May 2020
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India and the Covid-19 crisis: radical measures needed

India faces an unprecedented emergency as a result of the pandemic and lockdown. This column calls for radical measures to resurrect the economy over...

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  • 20 April 2020
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Shocks and economic disruption: Networks, insurance, and propagation

How might the economic consequences of the global pandemic spread through an economy? This column reports evidence from a household survey of village...

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  • 30 March 2020
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Global bank regulation: potential effects on access to finance in Africa

The following column builds on consultancy work done for the Centre for Affordable Housing in Africa (CAHF). While global efforts to make banking...

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