Press Release: New UN study on tax and social protection policies in Africa during COVID-19
In the first study of its kind on Africa, researchers found that tax and benefit policies provided limited income protection to poorest households but failed to offset the increase in poverty. Read more
COP26: Are We Ready?
On 28 October 2021 at 16:00 (UTC+3), UNU-WIDER organizes an online panel discussion titled COP26: Are We Ready? An international panel of experts specialising in mining, oil and gas will discuss key issues. Read more
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
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.
Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
Our MOOC on industrial policy is open! Join this free self-paced course, with an instructor and regular opportunities to interact. Learn more
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PresentationTax data work in Tanzania presented at the Nordic Development Conference
Heikki Palviainen, Doctoral Researcher at the Tampere University , presented the collaborative research paper on the Effects of a Risk-based Approach to Tax Examinations in Tanzania , at the Nordic Development Conference ( NCDE ) on 16 June 2021...
ConferenceDevelopment challenges in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
ConferenceTransformation Towards Better Jobs
ConferenceTransforming economies - for better jobs
NewsUNU-WIDER Conference on Inclusive Growth in Africa: Measurement, Causes, and Consequences. Helsinki, Finland 20-21 September, 2013
For complete coverage of this successful event, please go to the conference page for full details.Inclusive growth Poverty Inequality
ConferenceClimate Change and Development Policy
Climate change poses a major challenge for developing countries. Despite growing evidence to support low-carbon and climate-resilient strategies, many countries have yet to mainstream climate change within their national development plans. Bridging...
WorkshopHelsinki process conference
For more information: Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. http://formin.finland.fi/Public/default.aspx?nodeid=15589&contentlan=2&culture=en-US
ConferenceReflections on Transition: Twenty Years After The Fall of The Berlin Wall
Contact person Lorraine Telfer-Taivainen , Senior Editorial and Publishing Assistant Opening statement by President Václav Havel Reflections on Transition: Twenty Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall September 2009 WIDER Conference Photo...