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.