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? 

© UN Photo/Albert Gonzalez Farran

Permanent improvements in the livelihoods of those living in adverse conditions require a long-term and constant form of aid.

UNU-WIDER / Nov 2013
© UN Photo/Albert González Farran

Civil service reform is one of the most persistent subjects of public debate no matter where in the world one turns. In Nigeria British aid money i...

CARL-GUSTAV LINDÉN / Jan 2013
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What considerations do LICs need to take into account when designing fiscal policy?

UNU-WIDER / Jan 2013
Urban View: Traffic in Hanoi © UN Photo/Kibae Park

With Africa’s increasing urbanization, governments and local authorities - supported by donors - are under pressure to provide better urban service...

CARL-GUSTAV LINDÉN / Dec 2012
Snow on a balcony © UNU-WIDER

How to rebuild and reconcile countries torn by war has been a dominant theme in the global debate for half a century or more.

CARL-GUSTAV LINDÉN / Nov 2012
Fisherman in Wataboo beach © UN Photo/Martine Perret

At the recent UNU-WIDER research conference on development and climate change, the communications team took the opportunity to ask participants vis...

UNU-WIDER / Oct 2012

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