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New Technologies, Jobs, Growth, and Development
New Technologies, Jobs, Growth, and Development
This policy note first identifies some of the new technologies and summarizes some of the evidence of the past impact of automation on jobs in developed countries. It then surveys some of the projected impact of new technologies on jobs, and identifies some of the factors that will influence outcomes in developing countries. Finally, this note considers the potentially broader impact of new tec...
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Make Globalization More Inclusive or Suffer the Consequences
Make Globalization More Inclusive or Suffer the Consequences
Our aim in this policy brief is to examine what went wrong, what was swept under the rug, and where governments have failed in dealing with globalization. We believe that inclusive economic growth is currently at risk in many countries. Why is this a problem?
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Development Policy Revisited: Implications of the New Normal or Worse?
Development Policy Revisited: Implications of the New Normal or Worse?
By 2015, the “new-normal” state of the world economy, including slow growth and higher indebtedness, had given way to a global malaise or low-growth equilibrium that had both demand and supply factors at its core.
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Africa’s Urbanization Challenge: An Opportunity for Green Growth
Africa’s Urbanization Challenge: An Opportunity for Green Growth
In this policy brief, Mila Freire, the Growth Dialogue's Senior Advisor, reviews the challenges of African urbanization as well as opportunities for sustainable development in the region.
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Resurgent Capital Flows to Developing Countries: Policies to Improve Their Impact
Resurgent Capital Flows to Developing Countries: Policies to Improve Their Impact
This policy note comments on the resurgence of capital inflow controls and suggests that in many cases, greater reliance on the foreign exchange market may be more effective in limiting volatile hot-money inflows and disruptions.

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