Think WIDER Webinar Series – New perspectives on development
Think WIDER – New perspectives on development webinar series features a line-up of eminent researchers and development specialists who present their work and discuss new perspectives to the topic of global development. Learn more
LDC Future Forum – Achieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries
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Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
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NEW POLICY GUIDEBOOK: Deals and development in fragile and conflict-affected states
The guidebook is designed to help economic advisers to analyse country context and design interventions with the goal of enabling positive growth that reduces fragility.
Annual Report 2020
Read about how our research shifted to address the effects of the global pandemic in 2020. The annual report also looks back at some of the highlights from our history as we celebrate 35 years of UNU-WIDER and the power of the WIDER network.
Book ChapterThe boom-bust cycle of global copper prices, structural change and industrial development in Zambia
From the book: Mining for ChangeCopper Economic management Fiscal
Working PaperUnderstanding the implications of the boom-bust cycle of global copper prices for natural resources, structural change, and industrial development in Zambia
This paper is about understanding the cycle of global copper price booms and busts over Zambia’s economic history. We explore how the mining industry has been managed, and wider economic management during boom periods...Copper Economic management Fiscal