Blog: Research insights, new friends and meeting Stiglitz
In this blog Shreya Bhattacharya, PhD candidate at University of Houston, talks about her research, future aspirations, and her experience as a PhD Fellow at UNU-WIDER.
Journal Article: What does it mean to be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique
Open access | This article reflects on the merits of seeking to reconcile economic (quantitative) and anthropological (qualitative) analytical approaches.
Blog: Transforming economies, states, and societies – building evidence for achieving the SDGs
Presenting the new work programme
Book: Extractive Industries
Open access | New initiatives recognize that resource wealth can provide a means, when properly used, for poorer nations to decisively break with poverty by diversifying economies and funding development spending.
Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity
The central goal of the project is to support inclusive growth, growth that substantially improves the living standards of the Mozambican population.
Research and policy briefs
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VideoWIDER Annual Lecture 22 by Ernest Aryeetey
WIDER Annual Lecture 22, given by Professor Ernest Aryeetey focused on the political economy of structural transformation in Africa. His talk highlighted that although there has been significant change, with power moving from authoritarian regimes...
VideoWebcast - WIDER Annual Lecture 22
The political economy of structural transformation - has democracy failed African economies? by Ernest Aryeetey The lecture will be live streamied on Friday 14 September at approximately 16:40. The stream can also be accessed from our YouTube...
VideoWebcast - AL21
The WIDER Annual Lecture by Sabina Alkire was streamed live on 24 October 2017 from Helsinki. The stream can also be accessed from our YouTube channel as well as Facebook . Video of WIDER Annual Lecture 21 by Professor Sabina Alkire
VideoMultinationals - Public economics for development conference
The geography of NGO activism against multinational corporations Pamina Koenig Video of Public economics for development conference - Multinationals 1/3 Estimating the scale of corporate profit shifting: tax revenue losses related to foreign direct...
VideoTaxation: The data and research agenda - Public econimics for development
Toward closer cohesion of international tax statistics: the ICTD-UNU-WIDER Government Revenue Dataset 2017 Kyle McNabb Video of Public economics for development conference - Taxation: The data and research agenda 1/2 Taxation and development Tony...
VideoUsing revenue authorities’ administrative data for research purposes
Using revenue administrative data for research: practical experiences and research in the Ugandan context Ronald Waiswa Video of Public economics for development conference - Revenue authorities’ administrative data 1/1
VideoEmployment and labour income - Public economics for development conference
Learning dynamics in tax bunching at the kink: evidence from Ecuador Albrecht Bohne Video of Public economics for development conference - Employment and labour income 1/3 Do public employment services improve employment outcomes? Evidence from...
VideoSOUTHMOD tax-benefit microsimulation - Public economics for development
Quantifying the impacts of expanding social protection on efficiency and equity: evidence from a behavioral microsimulation model for Ghana Pia Rattenhuber Video of Public economics for development conference - SOUTHMOD tax-benefit microsimulation 1...
VideoKeynote: Financing Africa’s infrastructure gap - Public economics for development conference
John Page Video of Public economics for development conference - Keynote: Financing Africa’s infrastructure gap...
VideoKeynote: Thinking about tax administration - Public economics for development conference
Michael Keen Video of Public economics for development conference - Keynote: Thinking about tax administration
VideoWIDER Annual Lecture by C. Peter Timmer
View the WIDER Annual Lecture on Managing structural transformation post-2015.Structural transformation Income distribution Millennium Development Goals
VideoWIDER Annual Lecture by President Martti Ahtisaari
View the WIDER Annual Lecture on Egalitarian Principles.Democratization Social conflict Equality and inequality
VideoWIDER Annual Lecture by Justin Yifu Lin
View the WIDER Annual Lecture on New Structural Economics.Structural transformation Productivity Economic policy
VideoWIDER Annual Lecture by Antonio Ocampo
View the WIDER Annual Lecture on Reforming the International Monetary and Financial Architecture.Public goods International finance Financial stability
VideoWIDER Annual Lecture by Ronald Findlay
View the WIDER Annual Lecture on The Trade-Development Nexus in Theory and History.International trade Industrialization History (Economics)