Structural Transformation and Economic Growth is a research programme funded by DFID

STEG is a five-year academic research programme which will provide a deeper understanding of the fundamental economic processes of structural change and productivity growth in low- and middle-income countries. Read more

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    The STEG programme will focus on six specific research themes.

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    Kaushik Basu

    The Changing Nature of Work: The Need for Radical Policy Reform - Kaushik Basu, Cornell University & former Chief Economist at the World Bank

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    Gita Gopinath

    The Great Lockdown in Low-Income and Developing Economies – Gita Gopinath, Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund

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STEG: a new research initiative

STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH (STEG) :

A new research initiative launched to underpin development policy in low- and middle-income countries

As low-income countries begin to look beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, a new research programme aims to strengthen their potential for achieving long-run growth and economic transformation.

Virtual Inception Workshop

 

The Structural Transformation and Economic Growth (STEG) research programme was launched with a virtual inception workshop on the 4th and 5th June 2020, with an introduction to the intellectual framework of the project, a discussion of its key research themes and two keynote lectures: the first by Professor Gita Gopinath, Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund; and the second by Professor Kaushik Basu of Cornell University, and former Chief Economist at the World Bank. 

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