Developing Economies

There is both excitement and trepidation about the so-called “Fourth Industrial Revolution” and its ability to power growth around the world—and one critical question is how its impacts may differ in developed and developing economies.
Developing Economies
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January 6, 2021
Please join ITIF for an expert debate on these issues, featuring Daniel Gros, director of the Centre for European Policy Studies, who has argued that the United States must accept China’s rise, and ITIF President Robert Atkinson, who argues America and Europe must work together to constrain China, particularly its drive to dominate advanced technology industries.
November 16, 2020
A report by the tech research company Digital Science found that, in 2019, 500,000 publications or 10 percent of the world’s total, related to the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) outlined by the United Nations.
September 24, 2020
There is both excitement and trepidation about the so-called “Fourth Industrial Revolution” and its ability to power growth around the world—and one critical question is how its impacts may differ in developed and developing economies.
February 24, 2020
Germany implemented a minimum wage of €8.50 in 2015, impacting 15 percent of the country’s workers. A new study puts to rest concerns that the wage increases would kill jobs, showing that the policy had no impact on the unemployment rate of low-income workers.
October 10, 2019
Nigel Cory gave a presentation at the World Trade Organization’s Public Forum on “The Moratorium and the Impact on Developing Countries.”
August 19, 2019
ITIF’s submission focuses on the ITC’s interest in recent developments in the digital economy for key SSA markets, including national and regional regulatory and policy measures and market conditions that affect digital trade.
July 29, 2019
Perhaps the most important step developing nations need to take is throw lump-of-labor thinking overboard and embrace productivity growth, including from technology like self-service gas stations.
May 26, 2019
In a column for Latin Trade Magazine, Rob Atkinson writes that the China-U.S. trade war can be an opportunity for Latin America.
May 6, 2019
When attempting to evaluate the effect that a policy intervention can have on development or innovation, researchers and policymakers routinely look to short-term impacts, both out of urgency and because of the difficulty in maintaining contact with participants over several years.
April 16, 2019
Stephen Ezell presented about opportunities and challenges in Chile’s transition to a knowledge- and innovation-based economy at an event hosted by Chile’s Centro de Estudios Publicos on April 16, 2019.

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