This workshop focused on how improved data or economic measurement can help shed a light on the process of structural transformation and its link to economic growth. There is a particular interest in understanding the challenges for low-income countries.
The recording of the workshop is available here. Timestamps for each presentation can be found in the description of the video.
14:00 Welcoming remarks - Robert Inklaar (University of Groningen) and Akos Valentinyi (University of Manchester & CEPR)
15:40 Unequal Global Convergence - Shoumitro Chatterjee (Johns Hopkins University, Elisa Giannone (Pennsylvania State University) and Kan Kuno (Pennsylvania State University)
16:20 E-Commerce Majors, the Indian Retail and Manufacturing Industry - Nibha Bharti (ICRIER), Sugandha Huria (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade), Ashley Jose (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade) and Kanika Pathania (Dehli School of Economics) Slides
17:15 Literate Farmers of Africa: Social Mobility Across Generations - Nicolas Syrichas (Goethe University)
17:55 Closing remarks
18:00 Workshop ends