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Optimising production: Industrial policies in networks
A study finds that promoting upstream sectors to counter resource misallocation raises aggregate efficiency
Are women better for development?
Money in the hands of mothers increases expenditure on children. Does this human capital investment promote economic growth in developing countries?
Achieving inclusive growth in Asia
ADB’s Chief Economist provides insight into Asia’s development and overcoming the middle-income trap
Barriers to growth
Tony Addison, Chief Economist and Deputy Director of UNU-WIDER, discusses the key barriers to growth and how to overcome them.
Central banks to the rescue
Could central banks co-investing in private companies hold a possible solution to many developing government budgetary issues?
Trade openness and macroeconomic volatility
Contrary to widely held views, trade can decrease GDP volatility through sectoral specialisation and country-wide diversification
Relationship between the Chinese housing and marriage markets
An unfavourable ratio of young men to young women could explain simultaneously skyrocketing housing prices and rising home ownership
China’s growth prospects
The future may bring political tensions in reconciling economic dreams with the economic reality of slower growth
What will the world look like in 2030? Maddison’s forecasts revisited
Updated projections forecast a world starkly different from today’s, with poor countries accounting for nearly 70% of global GDP in 2030.