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Working Paper
Assessment of institutional set-up of results measurement and reporting systems for non-sovereign operations in development finance institutions

Development finance institutions (DFIs) foster sustainable development through financing, advisory services, and technical assistance...

Development finance Development effectiveness Institutions
Working Paper
Public savings in Africa: Do sovereign wealth funds serve development?

Do sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) contribute to Africa’s development? This paper assesses the objectives of SWFs (fiscal stabilization, productive investment, intergenerational saving) and discusses alternatives...

Saving Sovereign wealth funds Fiscal policy
Fiscal states in developing economies: Why do they matter and where do they come from?

Modern states are complex organizations which perform a broad range of functions. They have an important role in economic and human development...

Fiscal capacity State capacity Building State Capabilities
From summits to solutions: what success means at COP26

At the 76 th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, world leaders discussed the need to scale-up ambition to address key global challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, political extremism, and widening inequality...

COP26 Developing countries Climate change
From Africa rising to rising debt in Africa: The looming debt crisis

Africa’s rising public debt continues to attract increased attention regionally and internationally. The narrative about Africa seems to have gradually shifted from ‘Africa rising’ to ‘rising debt in Africa’...

Debt Debt crisis Development finance
Carbon Financing

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 1.1

Development finance Climate change Gender
Press Release: Nordic Ministers for Development Cooperation to Helsinki - Towards Closer Cooperation

Minister for International Development Pekka Haavisto has invited his Nordic colleagues to Helsinki on 13–14 March. The purpose of the meeting is to enhance Nordic cooperation on development policy issues. The participants in the meetings will be...

Development aid Fragile states Development finance
Group visit by students from University of Tampere

Group visit by students of University of Tampere, Finland, for briefing on UNU-WIDER's mandate and research, particularly ongoing research work within the project on Foreign Aid: Research and Communications...

20 March 2013
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Photo: UN Photo/Albert Gonzalez Farran ReCom - research and communication on foreign aid

Theme: 2010-11

Foreign aid Official development assistance (ODA) Development finance
Book Chapter
Development Finance in the Global Economy: The Road Ahead

From the book: Development Finance in the Global Economy

Economic assistance and foreign aid Development finance Economic development
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