Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
In September 2019, UNU-WIDER is launching its inaugural Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Industrial Policy and the Challenge for Africa
Transforming economies – for better jobs
WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNESCAP, 11-13 September 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand
WIDER Seminar Series
Live streamed | The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. At the weekly sessions, early-career and senior researchers present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme.
Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED)
The SA-TIED programme looks at ways to support policy-making for inclusive growth and economic transformation in the southern Africa region.
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.
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Journal ArticleDoes economic crisis have different impact on husbands and wives?: Evidence from the Asian Financial Crisis in Indonesia
Part of Journal Special Issue Female Autonomy and Women’s WelfareEconomic crisis Coping strategies Gender
Working PaperSimulating the effect on households’ real consumption and poverty of the increase in prices that followed the 2015–16 economic crisis in Mozambique
Poverty declined substantially in Mozambique between 1996/97 and 2014/15. However, the recent economic crisis, characterized by a significant increase in domestic prices, may have dragged several households into poverty...price increase Economic crisis Poverty
Working PaperThe differential impact of economic crisis on men and women, and its connection to intra-household bargaining
This paper discusses whether the Asian financial crisis affected men and women differently in Indonesia by estimating the effect of district consumption shock during the crisis on changes in men’s and women’s working status and assets...Economic crisis Coping strategies Gender
NewsFinancial Reforms and Falling Inequality in Latin America, 2002-12: Are They Connected?
Read the blog post in rightingfinance.org by Giovanni Andrea Cornia editor of the UNU-WIDER book volume Falling inequality in Latin America: Policy changes and lessons.Inequality Economic growth Economic crisis