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? 

Recently the UNU-WIDER communications specialist Carl-Gustav Lindén had the opportunity to ask from Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury what does it takes to...

December 2013

Over the last decade there has been increasing demand to make research more useful and applicable for policy-making.

Article / Nov 2013
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Strong economic growth has not turned into poverty reduction in Mozambique due to stagnation in job creation.

UNU-WIDER / Nov 2013

A packed day with a strong combination of background research and preparation, and a combination of schematic papers—particularly those from the PD...

Roger Williamson / Oct 2013
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A number of small, isolated countries are not experiencing the rapid economic growth of larger, more connected economies due to weak governance and...

UNU-WIDER / Sep 2013
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An important part of ReCom–Research and Communication on Foreign Aid (2011-13) is to get ‘the message’ from the research programme across so that t...