Structural Transformation and Economic Growth

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


Funding Opportunities

Find all open funding calls and the timeline for future calls here.

Open Calls & Upcoming Events

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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Take a look back at the STEG Annual Conference 2022

The STEG Annual Conference ran from 19 to 21 January 2022 as a virtual event. Over the three days, 35 presentations were held including two keynote addresses, nine full-length presentations, and 24 short speed-round presentations.

Pathfinding Papers

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