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? 

Sunset reflecting on water © UN Photo/Martine Perret

What are the main limitations to growth in low-income countries?

UNU-WIDER / Jan 2013
Agriculture in China © UN Photo/John Isaac

What are the driving forces behind emissions from China’s agricultural sector, and what can be done to reduce them?

UNU-WIDER / Feb 2013
Porraskoski rapid © Anu Laakso

Exciting research about the impact of aid on different sectors continues steadily from the ReCom project. This newsletter is an effort to present t...

Carl-Gustav Lindén / Aug 2012
Food stuff © Gennadiy Ratushenko/World Bank

Does aid produce a harmful appreciation in the real exchange rate? What factors influence the possible effect?

UNU-WIDER / Oct 2012
Wheat Field in North Dakota © Un Photo/Forte

What role should ODA play in helping to finance infrastructure in Africa?

UNU-WIDER / Oct 2012