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Press release - AL 14

WIDER Annual Lecture 14: Reforming the International Monetary and Financial Architecture, by José Antonio Ocampo, New York, USA

Public goods International finance Financial stability
Press release - AL20

United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) in partnership with the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) will host the WIDER Annual Lecture 20 at the Stockholm School of Economics on 23...

Poverty Inequality Social protection
Press Release - AL 15

Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist of the World Bank, Professor Justin Yifu Lin will deliver the WIDER Annual Lecture 15 entitled ‘New Structural Economics’, on Wednesday 4th May 2011 at 08:00-11:30hrs, at the Centro De Conferências Joaquim...

Annual lecture Structural transformation Economic growth
Press release - AL13

Professor Ronald Findlay, Author of 'Power and Plenty' at United Nations University — WIDER

International trade Industrialization History (Economics)
Press release: Fixing Latin America’s social protection system

On the evening of 30 October, Santiago Levy, main architect of Progresa/Oportunidades — Mexico's incentive-based health, nutrition and education programme for the poor — will deliver the 23rd WIDER Annual Lecture.

Press release - Professor Kunal Sen starts as the director of UNU-WIDER

‘Economic transformation needs to be accompanied by political and social transformations if we are to see drastic increases in human wellbeing’

SDGs Transformation Informality
Press release - UNU-WIDER conference aims to improve global responses to crises

Experts available for press interviews on core crisis response issues Helsinki, Finland — Experts from around the world will gather this week at the ‘Responding to crises’ conference in Helsinki. The main goal of the event is to...

Press Release: Nordic Ministers for Development Cooperation to Helsinki - Towards Closer Cooperation

Minister for International Development Pekka Haavisto has invited his Nordic colleagues to Helsinki on 13–14 March. The purpose of the meeting is to enhance Nordic cooperation on development policy issues. The participants in the meetings will be...

Development aid Fragile states Development finance
Press Release: Book Launch and Seminar of Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

UNU-WIDER Book launch and Seminar of Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses.

Fragile states
Press release - Global income inequality has declined in relative terms, but gone up substantially in absolute amounts

Helsinki, Finland – Researchers from United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) have found that during the last four decades global income inequality decreased substantially in ‘relative...

Press Release: Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global “megatrends” left unchecked

To avoid future failures, new report calls for overhaul of the way policies are made

Inequality Urbanization Climate change
Press release: UNU-WIDER 30th Anniversary Conference brings together some of the world’s most eminent development experts

The conference brings together key academic figures such as Nobel laureates in economics Professors Amartya Sen and Joseph Stiglitz, as well as a new generation of researchers and practitioners.

UNU-WIDER Ranked 6th in International Development by Global Think Tank Report

For the third year in a row the United Nations University’s World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) is ranked in the top 10 of international development think tanks according to the 2012 Global Go-To Think Tanks Report,...

Think tanks Rankings
UN Selects Development Under Climate Change (DUCC) as a Project to Watch

The United Nations has announced that it has selected UNU-WIDER’s Development Under Climate Change (DUCC) project as ‘one to watch’ in its ‘Big Data Climate Challenge’ that is part of the build up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit on 23...

Water Big data Agriculture
UNU-WIDER Moves Up to Sixth Place in the Global Development Think Tank Rankings

For the second year in a row the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) was ranked in the top ten of international development think tanks according to the 2011 Global Go-To Think Tanks Report. This...

Think tanks Rankings
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