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.
The Stockholm Statement
Towards a new consensus on the principles of policy-making for the contemporary world
Measuring poverty and wellbeing in developing countries
This new Open Access book provides detailed analyses of poverty and wellbeing in developing countries, based on household surveys that have been ongoing for more than three decades.
Learning to Compete: Evidence on Exporting and Firm-Level Performance
This Open Access Journal Special Issue looks at the relationship between exporting and firm-level performance.
15 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
Working PaperExcess female mortality in Africa
Relative to developed countries, there are far fewer women than men in parts of the developing world. Estimates suggest that more than 200 million women are demographically ‘missing’ worldwide...Missing women Mortality Gender
Working PaperLoyalty, trust, and glass ceiling: The gender effect on microcredit renewal
Whereas most research into microfinance tends to focus on the impact of access to such services, very little pays attention to what happens over time once a person becomes a client...Gender Microfinance Inequality
Working PaperDiscrimination, social capital, and financial constraints: The case of Viet Nam
This paper examines the relationship between gender, social capital, and access to finance of micro, small, and medium enterprises in the manufacturing sector in Viet Nam...Entrepreneurship Financial constraints Gender
Working PaperThe impact of hosting refugees on the intra-household allocation of tasks: A gender perspective
This paper examines whether the presence of refugees alters the intra-household allocation of tasks across genders in the hosting population...forced migration time use labour markets
Project workshopContemporary issues in gender and development
Project workshopGender and development
This project workshop, organized by UNU-WIDER and University of Namur, brings together researchers to discuss joint work on gender and development. The workshop will be held in Helsinki on 4 – 5 October 2016.
PresentationASREC Europe 2016
The Association for the Study of Religion, Economics and Culture (ASREC) held a conference at the University of Copenhagen on 16-17 May 2016.
VideoInequality, Gender and Nutrition
Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 4.4Gender Inequality Nutrition
Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 1.1Development finance Climate change Gender
ProjectThe politics of group-based inequalities - measurement, implications, and possibilities for change
Theme: InclusionInclusion Inequality Horizontal inequality
LectureTrade and gender inequality
Invited Guest Lecturer, Malokele Nanivazo, Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER. Contact Person: Henna Seinälä, University of Jyväskylä...
Project meetingGender equality theme meeting
This planning meeting is for the project team members, and is by personal invitation only . For more information on this research, please see the research page