China’s position as the biggest garment exporter is threatened by rising wages. This study shos that some production is indeed relocated to lower cost countries, but only a small fraction goes to Africa. In parallel, automation technology evolves, but is too expensive to radically substitute labour.
An essential prerequisite for successfull policies is supportive behaviour of targeted populations. We present the Theory of Planned Behaviour which helps to systematically understand factors that influence human reactions and may support the design and implementation of development programmes.
Axel Berger / Sebastian Gsell / Zoryana Olekseyuk (2020)
Dieses Papier bietet einen Überblick über die aufkommende Debatte über Investment Facilitation. Es weist darauf hin, dass vier zentrale Herausforderungen angegangen werden müssen, um WTO-Abkommen zu Investment Facilitation auszuhandeln, das nachhaltige Entwicklung unterstützt.
Burchi, Francesco / Christoph Strupat / Armin von Schiller (2020)
The question how societies hold together and which policies enhance social cohesion is receiving increasing attention. This Briefing Paper stresses the contribution to social cohesion that revenue collection and social policies can have, as well as the inter-linkages between these two areas.
This paper discusses how a reconfiguration of the European development finance system could increase efficiency and sustainability. In this regard, the focus should be shifted from institutional to substantial considerations, including partner countries’ needs.