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30 Years of economics for development

UNU-WIDER and the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are collaborating to assemble an edited volume focused on the political economy of clean energy. 

Deadline for submission is 28 February 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

Call for papers: Regional industrialization and integration

Now accepting papers for Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) annual forum. Papers on industrial policy, value chains, regional integration, minerals and beneficiation will be considered.
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Request for research proposals - Discrimination and affirmative action

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

WIDER Annual Lecture: Managing structural transformation post-2015
​At this year’s WIDER Annual Lecture, held on the 18th of November in New York, Professor C. Peter Timmer will discuss the tensions experienced during structural transformation processes; review the political dangers from unequal growth; and outline how the world community can manage these issues moving forward.
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Event: Policy responses to food price volatility

How do governments make food policy decisions? Are they driven by data, special interests, theories of change or a combination of the above? On February 2nd these questions and others will be discussed at a seminar in Washington. ​Read more

WIID - the world income inequality database

The WIID v3.0B extends the database by 2000 observations on income inequality for developed, developing, and transition countries. The database and its documentation are available here.

© Douglas Wheller 2010
UNU-WIDER has a number of research projects related to climate change and it's economic implications. Read about Aid and the Environment, Development Under Climate Change and more here.
© Graeme Law
This report outline fifteen findings from our Research and Communication on Foreign Aid project that are relavant to the post-2015 agenda. Read more

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