How to achieve structural transformation in developing economies? - with C. Peter Timmer.

Author:Williamson, Roger
 
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27 January 2015

In this interview C. Peter Timmer, Professor Emeritus at Harvard University, reflects on the conditions of possibility of structural transformation in developing countries, particularly in Africa. He argues that structural transformation can only be successful if a concurrent agricultural and dietary transformation takes place and discusses what the challenges are in different developing country context.

Timmer gave the WIDER Annual Lecture 18 in October 2014 at the UN in New York.

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