Opportunities to work with UNU-WIDER
Check out our exciting open opportunities - including a request for research proposals, and vacancies in our team
Request for research proposals: Analysis on firms and taxation using micro data from Uganda
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and UNU-WIDER have established a secure research lab in the premises of URA. Want to do research using quality-assured administrative tax data? See the Request for Research Proposals
Annual Report 2021
We look back at our key achievements over 2021 and highlight our recent contributions to the data revolution, SDG 8 (Decent work and economic growth) and SDG 16 (Peace, justice and strong institutions). Read more
Expert insights on Ukraine
Read expert commentary from the WIDER Network on the situation in Ukraine, drawing from research around the world. Read more
Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods, and Determinants
NOW AVAILABLE | This *open access* edited volume fills a crucial gap in social mobility studies and provides the foundation for future research on social mobility in countries of the Global South. Download your copy today
Check out our research in brief
Our research and policy briefs provide a short overview with key findings, lessons, and policy implications, from some of our key research outputs.
5 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
Working PaperSize matters: measuring the effects of inequality and growth shocks
Understanding the relationship between income inequality and economic growth is of utmost importance to economists and social scientists...Inequality Growth Bayesian estimation
Policy BriefFiscal multipliers and debt dynamics using a DSGE approach
Much of the research on the impact of fiscal policy shocks on macroeconomic outcomes (e.g., fiscal multipliers) uses reduced-form modelling approaches such as vector auto-regressions to obtain empirical results...Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model Fiscal multipliers Fiscal policy
Working PaperA medium-sized, open-economy, fiscal DSGE model of South Africa
Much of the research on fiscal multipliers has used reduced form modelling approaches...Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model Fiscal policy Fiscal multipliers
Book ChapterWhy do women co-operate more in women's groups?
From the book: Towards Gender Equity in DevelopmentPublic goods Gender Bayesian estimation