Managing structural transformation post-2015
by C. Peter Timmer
New York 18 November 2014
UNU-WIDER open for submissions of papers that contribute to the comparative analysis of the emergence of social protection in developing countries.
Deadline for submission is 30 April 2015. Read more
We are now into 2015, and the year is already gathering speed. 2015 is of course the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, and a major year in global development with the conclusion of the MDG process, and the start of a new chapter with the SDGs. For UNU-WIDER it is the year of our 30th anniversary. Read more
Social scientists increasingly engage in experimental research of importance for public policy. While this research holds the possibility of producing major social benefits, it may also involve manipulating populations, often without consent, sometimes with potentially adverse effects, What then are the etchical implications of such research? Read full paper
UNU-WIDER is assembling a journal special issue focused on the discussion on discrimination against marginalized groups and policies implemented to mitigate the effects of discrimination.
Deadline for submission is 28 February 2015. Read more
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