SET is supporting economic transformation in developing countries through research and policy advice for donors, governments and the private sector


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Gender and Economic Transformation

We analyse whether a particular economic change associated with transformation is likely to bring more opportunities for women in low income countries.


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Dani Rodrik: The future of economic transformation in developing countries

Leading economist Dani Rodrik shed light on the future of economic transformation in developing countries.


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Promoting Manufacturing in Africa

This paper reviews Africa’s experience with manufacturing to hone in on what policy-makers will need to do if they want to expand employment and output in their manufacturing sectors.


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In-country and thematic work on supporting economic transformation

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Economic structures, trade, firm- and household-level data to analyse economic transformation

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Stakeholder workshops and public meetings

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