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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First Call for Proposals for Small Research Grants

Our first call for proposals will be for Small Research Grants. The call was officially launched on the 19th April 2021 and will close on the 1st June 2021.

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 is offering a virtual course entitled “Key Concepts in Macro Development” for the spring of 2021, which will be 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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