Migration and mobility – new frontiers for research and policy
WIDER Development Conference jointly organized with ARUA, 5-6 October 2017, in Accra, Ghana
Public economics for development
This WIDER Development Conference focuses on the lessons from modern public and development economics which can guide policy makers to reform tax and public provision systems.
Tax and development - What can we learn from the Finnish experience?
This seminar, held on July 7 in Maputo, will examine the relevance of the Finnish development experience from the Mozambican perspective.
Research and policy briefs
Evidence-based policymaking is crucial. Use our publications search to browse nearly 200 briefs which highlight the findings and policy implications of our research.
Measuring poverty and wellbeing in developing countries
This new Open Access book provides detailed analyses of poverty and wellbeing in developing countries, based on household surveys that have been ongoing for more than three decades.
91 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
Working PaperGender differences in child investment behaviour among agricultural households: Evidence from the Lesotho Child Grants Programme
We examine the impacts of an unconditional cash transfer in Lesotho using an experimental impact evaluation design. We find that the cash transfer led to different outcomes for girls and boys, overall favouring secondary school-aged girls...Children Education Labor
Journal ArticleEffects of food price shocks on child malnutrition: The Mozambican experience 2008/2009
A propitiously timed household survey carried out in Mozambique over the period 2008/2009 permits us to study the relationship between shifts in food prices and child nutrition status in a low income setting...Children Food industry and trade Inflation (Finance)
Journal ArticleOrdinal Bivariate Inequality: Concepts and Application to Child Deprivation in Mozambique
This paper introduces a concept of inequality comparisons with ordinal bivariate categorical data...Children Econometric models Equality and inequality
Working PaperEthnic and racial disparities in children’s education: Comparative evidence from Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Viet Nam
We investigate whether there are racial and ethnic disparities in children’s education in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Viet Nam...Children Education
Working PaperImpact of post-conflict development interventions on maternal healthcare utilization
We evaluate the effectiveness of a post-conflict development programme on maternal health-care utilization in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh...Children Health care
Journal ArticleCosts, and cost-outcome of school feeding programmes and feeding programmes for young children: Evidence and recommendations
Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Education Policy, and DevelopmentChildren Economic development
Working PaperChild deprivation and income poverty in Ghana
This study assesses temporal and spatial distribution of child deprivation and income poverty using the fifth and sixth rounds of the Ghana Living Standards Survey...Children Income Poverty
Working PaperEstimating multidimensional childhood poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 2007 through 2013
After years of economic decline, conflict, and instability, the Democratic Republic of Congo achieved rapid economic growth in the 2000s along with a reduction in rural consumption poverty...Children Poverty Public welfare
VideoProgress in Data and Measurement
Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 5.1Database Inequality Health
VideoThe Poorest and Most Excluded
Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 1.3Poverty Children Households
Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 2.3Expenditures, Public Children Malnutrition
Working PaperSchool, market work, and household chores: A day of Guatemalan children
This paper utilizes a unique dataset on time use to study the determinants of the number of hours allocated to market work, household chores, and school related activities of Guatemalan children between 2000 and 2011...Children Education
Working PaperChildren and the youth in rural Viet Nam
Structural transformation in rural Viet Nam has led to rising incomes and a diversification of livelihoods away from agriculture...Children Education Ethnic relations
SeminarMultidimensional Child Poverty Assessment Methodology
The ‘Multidimensional Child Poverty Assessment Methodology’ seminar was held in Maputo on 8 July 2015. It was part of the UNU-WIDER Research Programme theme of Transformation organized in partnership with the Ministry of Economics and...
BlogThe Future of Development – Aid and Beyond
Just over a year ago, in March 2014, UNU-WIDER published a report entitled: What do we know about aid as we approach 2015?...Biodiversity conservation Children Climatic changes
Journal ArticleFirst Order Dominance Analysis: Child Wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo
This paper performs a multidimensional first order dominance analysis of child wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...Children Measurement (Poverty) Methodology (Poverty)