UN at 75: slow death or a new direction | Annual Lecture 24
The 2020 WIDER Annual Lecture by Lord Mark Malloch-Brown will take place online on 26 October. As the UN celebrates its 75th anniversary this WIDER Annual Lecture discusses whether the UN can reinvent itself, or whether it will sink into irrelevance? More
Why all countries should contribute to ending global poverty
Trillions of dollars have already been spent on the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and no one knows what the final bill will be. Is it possible to respond to a much longer crisis – global poverty – with even a fraction of these resources? More
COVID-19 intensifies global need to support informal workers in their struggle
The world is facing an existential crisis that poses challenging questions: whether to put people and nature before owners of capital and technology; whether to protect the rights of the disadvantaged or the interests of the elite. Read more
COVID-19 and employment: Insights from the sub-Saharan African experience
While the full socio-economic consequences remain uncertain, the pandemic’s impact on the labour market has become an issue of global concern. Read more
Journal Special Issue: Understanding agricultural development and change
Using the case of Vietnam, this special issue brings together a set of high-quality academic studies to answer key research questions of importance to understanding agricultural development and change in developing country settings. Read more
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SeminarOpeyemi Akinyemi on green energy and green growth strategy for the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa
Opeyemi Akinyemi will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 17 April 2019. Abstract – Green energy and green growth strategy for the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa Sustainable development is gaining ground as a paradigm shift...
Workshop2011 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for green growth policy analysis and monitoring in Vietnam
Presentation Training Workshop under the project '2011 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for green growth policy analysis and monitoring in Vietnam' . Rob Davies and Dirk van Seventer provided the training to the SAM working team of the Central...
WorkshopDevelopment of Vietnam’s 2011 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) to facilitate the implementation of green growth strategy
Training Workshop under the project 'Development of Vietnam’s 2011 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) to facilitate the implementation of green growth strategy' . Rob Davies and Dirk van Seventer provided the training to the SAM working...
United Nations University's World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) and the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) are collaborating on a research programme which focuses on climate change and green development issues...
SeminarThe political economy of green growth
Finn Tarp, Director of UNU-WIDER delivered a seminar on ' The Political Economy of Green Growth' as part of the TCD/UCD Development Research Seminar Series 2012 organised by the Trinity International Development Initiative (TIDI) at Trinity...
ProjectAn energy social accounting matrix (SAM) for Vietnam
Theme: 2010-11Vietnam Social Accounting Matrix Green growth