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Sale-Based Contracts in Islamic Finance: Istisna

Istisna is a contract whereby a seller sells an asset which is yet to be constructed, built or manufactured according to agreed specifications and delivered on an agreed specified future date at an…

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Work in a Post Manufacturing World

This video will discuss changes brought about by skill-biased technological change, looking more deeply at what kinds of jobs are affected and what the experience has been in the American economy…

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Q&A: Can Africa compete with East Asia?

Can Africa compete with East Asia? What key drivers of industrialization can support traditional and new industries in Africa? Manufacturing was the driver of industrialization and growth in East…

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Manufacturing is still the answer

Former World Bank Chief Economist, Justin Lin, gives his arguments for why manufacturing is still the solution for Africa. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Manufacturing might not be the answer

Nobel Laureate and former World Bank Chief Economist, Joseph Stiglitz argues why manufacturing might not play the same role for Africa as in East Asia. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Natural resources: opportunities and risks

This chapter serves as an introduction to the concept of the “Resource Curse” and how to mitigate the risks, defines the concept of “Dutch Disease” in relation to the…

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Can we broaden the options?

In this chapter, you will learn the role of product sophistication in the growth of an economy, how firms can play a role in bridging the income gap in developing countries, and whether there are…

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Is industry special?

In this chapter, you will learn to define 'structural change' and 'industrialization', understand evolving perspectives on structural change, including that of the 'new…

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How to provide jobs & transform livelihoods?

This mini-documentary explores the jobs crisis facing Africa, how manufacturing has played a leading role in industrialization in East Asia, providing meaningful work and transforming lives, why…

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