In the last 24 years since the collapse of USSR, five Central Asian countries have been transformed. Each has transitioned from communism and planned economy…
How can Poor People be Brought into Formalised Economies?
Research Director of the Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre Professor Kunal Sen has published a new book: Out of the Shadows?
The Cloud over the Mineral Sector in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone is an interesting case in mineral sector development in a post-conflict country where it is trying to attract investment whilst as the same time facing the challenge of ensuring it gets a fair share of the resource rent generated.
Is Growth an Irony for the Poor in Nigeria?
For most of the Nigerian poor, growth is just an irony.
Building Shared Prosperity
Jim Yong Kim and Kaushik Basu talk about their vision to promote shared prosperity in relation to shocks, risks and governance.
Invest in Cambodia: Potential and Risks
The first stock market will be open soon in Cambodia. It was actually scheduled to be established late last year. But as one may notice, it has been delayed.
How can we explain the variations between countries in the impact of economic growth on poverty reduction?
The combination of the degree of economic growth, income redistribution, sectoral pattern of growth and other factors, especially human development may generate the variations between countries in the impact of economic growth on poverty reduction.