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30 Years of economics for development

UNU-WIDER's mandate

The mandate of the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) is;

To undertake multidisciplinary research and policy analysis on structural changes affecting the living conditions of the world's poorest people.

To provide a forum for professional interaction and the advocacy of policies leading to robust, equitable and environmentally sustainable growth.

To promote capacity strengthening and training for scholars and government officials in the field of economic and social policy making.