Structural Transformation and Economic Growth

STEG is a research initiative that aims to provide a better understanding of structural change, productivity and growth in low- and middle-income countries that is funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office.

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Call for Papers for STEG Theme Workshops

We are excited to announce that the six STEG themes will be holding online workshops in September 2021. We welcome submissions to these workshops. Please find the schedule of the workshops and information about their structure and emphasis below. Note that the deadline for call for papers for all five workshops is Wednesday 28th July at 11.59 pm.

Transforming Growth Podcast Series

This series, narrated by Tim Phillips, investigates some of the most important new research in economic development. In this first episode of five, Tim talks to Doug Gollin (CEPR & Oxford University) & Joe Kaboski (CEPR & Notre Dame), the academic leads of Structural Transformation & Economic Growth (STEG) programme, about what structural transformation is and the need for this programme.

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STEG Virtual Course 'Key Concepts on Macro Development'

The Structural Transformation and Economic Growth research programme offered a virtual course entitled “Key Concepts in Macro Development” in the spring 2021, which was taught by a series of lecturers.

Pathfinding Papers

The Pathfinding Papers will review what is known and what questions are most salient in specific areas of research and policy related to structural transformation and economic growth. 

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