In the big ‘migration debate’ strong assumptions have been made about the link between migration and development. Often, development is regarded as a tool to reduce migration and, vice versa, migration as a tool to affect development. This, howeve...▶
With new technological changes and the rise of robotization, how can industrialization create employment and ensure inclusive growth?▶
Shelter in the region represents a gap in the protection of refugees, which is in stark contrast with Europe’s professed commitment to human rights and international law.▶
Can Africa’s rural economy create enough jobs for predominantly young job-seekers?▶
Entrepreneurship is ubiquitous in rural Africa. But why do rural households operate non-farm enterprises? How productive are they? And why do they exit the market?▶
Although governments and development agencies see farming as an important engine for job creation, rural non-farm businesses do not seem to generate enough work.▶
Wim Naudé is Professor of Business and Entrepreneurship at Maastricht University in the Netherlands and visiting Professor of Technology, Innovation, Marketing and Entrepreneurship at RWTH Aachen University in Germany. He is also a research fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics in Bonn, Germany, and a visiting fellow at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. His research and teaching in economics are broadly concerned with technological innovation, entrepreneurship and human development.