Growth & Employment

Growth & Employment

Aid can help countries generate more growth and employment, but what are the channels that work best for growth? How can aid help improve the livelihoods of the poorest people, improve the opportunities for women in the labour market, and provide more employment for young people? 


'Chinese aid is no different from American', says Michael Tierney, associate professor of International Relations at the College of William and Mar...

UNU-WIDER / July 2013
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The knowledge gathered through the ReCom research project culminates in five position paper, one on each of the themes of the programme.

UNU-WIDER / May 2014
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Small and medium size enterprises account for around 50 per cent of employment in Africa.

UNU-WIDER / Sep 2013
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In recent weeks there have been several large gatherings of experts dealing with how to tackle the complex climate change and environmental problem...

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How can we measure the effectiveness of aid aimed at improving statistical capacity in Africa?

UNU-WIDER / May 2013
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Is funding management training an effective use of aid?

UNU-WIDER / Apr 2013