This annual report provides comprehensive and authoritative analysis of economic trends and policy issues of international concern.
It offers recommendations for building a global economy that ensures better future for all people and the planet.
Past reports have looked at economic and social damage caused by financial crises, growing debt, stagnant wages and environmental degradation.
The series is intended for economists, policy makers, academics and all those involved in economic and trade research and analysis.
UNCTAD issues amber warning on building back better
The world needs more effective multilateral coordination, without which recovery efforts in advanced countries will damage development prospects in the South and amplify existing inequalities, says UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2021.
From recovery to resilience: Hanging together or swinging separately?
In 2021, the global economy will bounce back with growth of 5.3%, the fastest in nearly 50 years. The rebound is, however, highly uneven along regional, sectoral and income lines, according to UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2021.
Raising wages, squeezing corporate rents key to recovery from COVID-19
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2020 warns that the global economy has grown more fragile, marred by deeper inequalities.
Bold public spending only way to recover better from COVID-19
COVID-19: UNCTAD warns of ‘lost decade’ if countries adopt austerity
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2020 says coordinated public action is urgently needed for a better economic recovery.