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Keywords: foreign aid; official development assistance (ODA); development finance; Africa; freedom, democracy and human rights; growth and employment; gender equality; stability and fragility; and environment and climate.
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The insights of behavioural economics have begun to be applied to development economics and in particular to the behaviour of poor households in poor economies. Does poverty promote departures from the standard text book model of rational choice? Do such departures in turn promote poverty and...
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This workshop will take stock of what we know and what we need to know about cities and development; to gather experiences of urbanization and urban growth from across the world; and to offer policy options for an inexorably urbanizing world.
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Papers on any topics related to African economic development, including in a comparative context, are welcome. This conference will largely consist of parallel sessions, with two plenary sessions.
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Workshop topics include: - What is the role of entrepreneurship in technological innovation and acceleration of economic growth? - How does this role differ between developed and developing countries? - What kinds of entrepreneurship are most crucial for successful development? - What incentive...
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Workshop topics include: - The concept and measurement of entrepreneurship in the context of developing countries. - The channels through which entrepreneurship drives economic structural transformation and growth and institutional development. - The advantages and disadvantages of small, micro,...
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Developing country economies have grown faster than those of the developed countries. In particular, the emergence of China, India, Brazil, and South Africa (CIBS) is reshaping the global economic and political landscape. The prospects and implications of the rise of CIBS are of profound...
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Some of the specific issues to be considered are - What are the forces driving urbanization and how do they differ from one region to another? - What are the economic and environmental costs and benefits of urban agglomerations? - What is the link between urban infrastructure and poverty...
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A number of countries are cited more often than others as examples of development success. These countries are believed to have policies and institutions that could be instructive to less successful countries both within their own regions, and elsewhere in the developing world. As such they...
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Some of the specific issues to be considered are: - What are the forces driving urbanization and how do they differ from one region to another? - What are the economic and environmental costs and benefits of urban agglomerations? - What is the link between urban infrastructure and poverty...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10005873599
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