The STEG research can best be understood by approaching the broad research areas of structural transformation through five specific research themes. These six themes are listed below along. 

Theme 0: Data, measurement, and conceptual framing. 

Theme 1: Firms, frictions and spillovers, and industrial policy. 

Theme 2: Labour, home production, and structural transformation. 

Theme 3: Agricultural productivity and sectoral gaps. 

Theme 4: Trade and spatial frictions. 

Theme 5: Political economy and public investment.