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Health Policy as Industrial Policy: The Challenge for Inclusive Industrialisation in East Africa

The XI SOAS Industrial Development and Policy Lecture given by Professor Maureen Mackintosh.

13 March 2017, 09:21
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Housing: Costlier to Build and Harder to Sell?

Lecturer in Economics Alan Shipman discusses the balancing act the government has to perform – and why a new social divide may be emerging

24 January 2017, 09:38
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Better Health Care and Industrial Growth? A Win-Win Situation

IKD Director Maureen Mackintosh's interview at the DEGRP and AERC conference Economic Opportunities for a Better Future.

24 November 2016, 11:36
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Transforming Economies for Employment Generation

Can industrial policy be used to transform economies and create jobs? The DEGRP and AERC conference in Nairobi looks for answers.

3 November 2016, 10:06
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Chinese Investment in Africa's Oil Sector: The Link with Development Finance

How might African countries be empowered so that a better balance is created in terms of sharing the resources extracted from them? (5/5)

6 October 2016, 11:56
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Chinese Investment in Africa's Oil Sector: Governance Issues

When the dynamics of NOCs are combined with those of African politics, what are the outcomes in terms of job creation and inclusiveness? (4/5)

6 October 2016, 11:37
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Chinese Investment in Africa's Oil Sector: Local Content & Linkages

Exploring the links between Chinese NOCs and the economic development of the countries in which they invest. (3/5)

6 October 2016, 11:20
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Chinese Investment in Africa's Oil Sector: The Drivers

A look at China's transition from exporting oil, to becoming the world's largest importer. (2/5)

6 October 2016, 11:06
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Chinese Investment in Africa's Oil Sector: The Key Players

How are Chinese NOCs adapting to meet both their commercial interests and the interests of the countries in which they're investing? (1/5)

6 October 2016, 10:50
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Electricity Generation as a Community-Owned Solution

Andrea Berardi hosts a webinar contrasting the traditional centralised approach to electricity generation with a new community-controlled model.

19 September 2016, 10:20

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