Structural Transformation and Economic Growth

STEG is a research initiative funded by FCDO that aims to provide a better understanding of structural change, productivity, and growth in low- and middle-income countries. Our research will help to design and implement strategies that better facilitate growth.

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STEG Funding Calls

The Sixth SRG Call and Fifth PhD Call are now closed. A number of other calls are scheduled to open later in the year, including the Fourth LRG Call. Find all open and upcoming calls through the button below.

Latest News


New STEG Pathfinding Papers

Two new STEG Pathfinding Papers have been published, written by researchers at our partner, Y-RISE.
- PP11: Can Mass Electrification (Still) Cause Structural Change? from Hsu and VanVuren
- PP12: Self Employment, Micro-Entrepreneurship, and Development from Davis, Hsu, and VanVuren

STEG Working Paper Series

The STEG Working Paper Series features leading research in the fields of structural transformation, productivity, and growth. Find the latest papers below!