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New collaborative programme focusing on economic transformation and inequality launched with South African government and other regional organizations Structural economic transformation Economic inequality Employment and Industry
Video
Amartya Sen: Feminism is an issue of humanity

“I think gender inequality is not the natural human condition. But the idea that somehow women have to be in an inferior position – or not quite such dominant position – is really wholly artificial for me” says Amartya Sen...

Gender equality Feminism Economic inequality
Project meeting
Kick-off meeting – Gender and Development project
6 May 20157 May 2015
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 b, Helsinki, Finland
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Project
Photo: Joe Miserendino SOUTHMOD - simulating tax and benefit policies for development

Theme: Inclusion

Taxation Social protection Income distribution
Project
The political economy of social protection systems

Theme: Inclusion

Taxation Social protection Income distribution
Policy seminar
Rising income inequality: trends - and measures to prevent and reverse it

ILO , UNCTAD , and UNU-WIDER invite interested professionals to the policy seminar on ‘Rising income inequality: trends, and measures to prevent and reverse it’. The last decade has witnessed a revival of concern over the impact of high-...

23 October 2014
Room IX, International Labour Organization, Route des Morillons 4, Geneva, Switzerland
Past event
Lecture
Global personal economic inequality and population dynamics

Presentation For more information on this lecture series, please refer to Critical Academy . UNU-WIDER WIID The UNU-WIDER World Income Inequality Database (WIID) collects and stores information on income inequality for developed, developing, and...

19 November 2013
University of Helsinki, Yliopistonkatu 4, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Project
Reconciling Africa’s growth, poverty and inequality trends: growth and poverty project (GAPP)

Theme: Other

Despite decades of research and advances in data and methods, measuring poverty and reconciling this with patterns of economic growth remains a complex and contentious issue. UNU-WIDER’s Growth and Poverty Project (GAPP) re-examines Africa...

Economic growth Poverty measurement Economic inequality
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