WIDER Annual Lecture 21 by Sabina Alkire
How are people poor? – Measuring global progress towards zero poverty and the SDGs, Helsinki, 24 October 2017
Migration and mobility – new frontiers for research and policy
WIDER Development Conference jointly organized with ARUA, 5-6 October 2017, in Accra, Ghana
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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.
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NewsGovernment officials and researchers in Ecuador gather for ECUAMOD training
How does raising income tax affect government revenue? What are the costs and benefits of implementing a state pension? Tax and benefit microsimulation is a useful technique for determining how policy changes affect the distribution of income and...Microsimulation modelling Ecuador
Working PaperUpdating NAMOD: A Namibian tax-benefit microsimulation model
This paper provides an account of a Nambian tax-benefit microsimulation model—NAMOD—which has been developed for use by government...Microsimulation modelling Tax benefits South Africa
WorkshopTraining course for SOUTHMOD model building
UNU-WIDER arranged a training course on building tax-benefit microsimulation models for researchers and data experts engaged in the new SOUTHMOD - Simulating tax and benefit policies for development project that aims to build new microsimulation...
ProjectBuilding African capacity for policy simulation
With the introduction of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), governments in Africa and other developing countries have been under great pressure to devise effective policies that will reduce poverty and...Globalization Social and Human Development Africa