Working Papers


  • 20-June-2012

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    Dev Working Paper 313: Development Accounting - Lessons for Latin America

    This paper presents development accounting exercises in Latin America using novel databases and methods to investigate the robustness of its results.The paper also highlights the heterogeneity among countries in the region and discusses alternative ways to link macroeconomic benchmarking to policies.

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  • 5-June-2012

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    DEV Working Paper No. 313: Development Accounting - Lessons for Latin America

    This paper presents development accounting exercises in Latin America using novel databases and methods to investigate the robustness of its results. It also highlights the heterogeneity among countries in the region and discusses alternative ways to link macroeconomic benchmarking to policies.

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  • 16-May-2012

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    Industrial Policy and Territorial Development: Lessons from Korea

    This report reviews the Korean catching up and analyzes the recent reforms which have been put in place to address the territorial dimension in the design and implementation of industrial policies, with a view to share knowledge and policy experience with emerging and developing economies.

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  • 4-May-2012

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    DEV Working Paper No. 312: South-South Migration in West Africa: Addressing the Challenge of Immigrant Integration

    Although South-South migrants face much of the same discrimination and integration challenges as their South-North counterparts, South-South flows need to be analysed from a different standpoint.

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  • 3-May-2012

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    DEV Working Paper No. 311: The Product Space and the Middle-Income Trap: Comparing Asian and Latin American Experiences

    Rapid and sustained economic growth in the emerging world has brought new members into the group of middle-income countries. Reaching this level of income has historically presented countries with new challenges, resulting in slowing growth and an entrapment in 'the middle-income trap'.

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  • 27-April-2012

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    Dev Working Paper 312: South-South Migration in West Africa

    Although South-South migrants face much of the same discrimination and integration challenges as their South-North counterparts, South-South flows need to be analysed from a different standpoint. An investigation of immigrant experience in West Africa, with particular focus on Ghana, shows that most governments neglect integration issues, generating costs for immigrants and their families, and for host communities

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  • 20-April-2012

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    Dev Working Paper 311: The Product Space and the Middle Income Trap: Comparing Asia and Latin American Experiences

    Rapid and sustained economic growth in the emerging world has brought new members, notably China, into the group of middle-income countries. Reaching this level of income, however, has historically presented countries with a new set of challenges to development, resulting in slowing growth and an entrapment in what is known as the middle-income trap.

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  • 20-April-2012

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    Dev Working Paper 311: The Product Space and the Middle Income Trap - Comparing Asian and Latin American Experiences

    Rapid and sustained economic growth in the emerging world has brought new members,notably China, into the group of middle-income countries. Reaching this level of income, however, has historically presented countries with a new set of challenges to development, known as the middle-income trap. Limited income convergence in Latin America has been due to its reduced capacity to engage in structural transformations.

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  • 23-March-2012

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    Dev Working Paper 310: Korea's Low Carbon Green Growth Strategy

    This paper examines Korea’s low-carbon green growth strategy with a focus on three pillars: regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industries; incentive mechanisms for businesses to develop green technologies and products; and public information tools to increase awareness and demand for green products.

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  • 21-March-2012

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    DEV Working Paper No. 310: Korea's Low-Carbon Green Growth Strategy

    This paper examines Korea’s low-carbon green growth strategy with a focus on three pillars: regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, incentive mechanisms for businesses to develop green technologies, and public information tools to increase awareness and demand for green products.

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