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Policy Brief
Development assistance for peacebuilding

Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected areas is a core component of peacebuilding...

Conflict management Foreign aid Economic development
Made in Africa – the future of production on the continent

The international community has a new set of development goals. They reflect Africa’s aspirations much more closely than the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) they replaced...

Production Manufacturing Industrial development
Responding to crises: What can we do? What’s next?

Although sometimes over used, the word 'crisis' accurately describes many challenges of today's world, such as climage change, war and refugees, economic volatility, pandemics, and the continuing unmet needs of the poor, hungry, and negle...

Climate change Development Foreign aid
Policy seminar
A WIDER presentation on jobs - DFID policy seminar

Tony Addison, Carol Newman and Finn Tarp presented research evidence on the topic of job creation and employment at a policy seminar organized by the Department for International Development (DFID).

31 March 2016
DFID, 22 Whitehall, London, United Kingdom
Past event
The Impact of Policies on Inequality

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 3.3

Inequality Measurement (Poverty) Foreign aid
Role of Foreign Aid

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 4.1

Climate change Economic growth Foreign aid
In the media
In focus: Growth and inequality - Finn Tarp at the Uongozi Institute Economic growth Foreign aid
Photo: Rachel Strohm Decentralization and urban service delivery - implications for foreign aid

Theme: Development finance

Foreign aid Decentralization Public sector administration
Photo: UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan Governance and fragility

Theme: Development finance

Fragility Governance Foreign aid
Photo: UN Photo/Evan Schneider Gender equality

Theme: Development finance

Gender equality Foreign aid Discrimination
Building state capability through Problem-Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA)

Theme: Development finance

As a sub-component of the Research and Communication on Foreign Aid (ReCom) programme, the PDIA project feeds into the themes: governance and fragility & social sectors. An integral part of development is the expansion of capability of the state...

Foreign aid Development Social sectors
Environment and climate change

Theme: Development finance

Environment Climate change Foreign aid
Photo: UN Photo/Tim McKulka Foreign aid and democracy in Africa

Theme: Development finance

Foreign aid Development Economics Good governance
Fragile Development 2015-2030: Understanding how insecurity and poor governance will affect sustainable development

On 19th June UNU-WIDER Non-Resident Research Fellow Roger Williamson, participated in a panel entitled “Fragile Development 2015-2030: Understanding how insecurity and poor governance will affect sustainable development”. The panel was...

19 June 2015
Guoman Tower Hotel, St Katharine's Way, London, United Kingdom
Past event
Policy workshop
Development finance - a role for foreign assistance

Has foreign aid boosted economic growth on average in developing countries? How and why is the aid landscape changing? What are the key strategic choices ahead for the development community? ​These and many other questions were discussed in a policy...

8 June 2015
Danish Embassy, Mchafukoge, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Past event
Presentation to journalists at the MFA Finland Development Academy

Finn Tarp , Director of UNU-WIDER, presented on the effects of aid at the aggregate level to the sixth annual Development Academy organized by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland for journalists . Presentation

7 April 2015
MFA Finland Development Academy, Laivastokatu 22, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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