NEW POLICY GUIDEBOOK: Deals and development in fragile and conflict-affected states
The guidebook is designed to help economic advisers to analyse country context and design interventions with the goal of enabling positive growth that reduces fragility.
Annual Report 2020
Read about how our research shifted to address the effects of the global pandemic in 2020. The annual report also looks back at some of the highlights from our history as we celebrate 35 years of UNU-WIDER and the power of the WIDER network.
How is COVID-19 changing development? A WIDER Webinar Series
Check out the upcoming WIDER Webinar Series events to hear from renowned researchers on the impact of COVID-19 on development, and the implications for the Global South. Recordings of past events available too. Click here for more details
NEW OPEN ACCESS BOOK: Inequality in the Developing World
Inequality has emerged as a key development challenge. This book contributes to this important discussion by presenting assessments of the measurement and analysis of global inequality by leading inequality scholars. Read more
Have you heard about the GGDC/UNU-WIDER Economic Transformation Database?
The new database provides crucial information on changes in the economic structure of economies across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Preliminary findings suggest a trend reversal in many developing countries towards industrialization. Read more
6 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
Journal ArticleThe individual poverty incidence of growth
The canonical approach to analyse the poverty impact of growth is based on the comparison of poverty before and after growth...Income mobility Poverty Dynamics Pro-poor
Working PaperWhat’s behind pro-poor growth?: The role of shocks and measurement error
Standard growth incidence curves describe how growth episodes impact on the overall income distribution...Measurement error Shocks Pro-poor
Working PaperThe individual poverty incidence of growth
The canonical approach to analysing the poverty impact of growth is based on the comparison of poverty before and after growth...Income mobility Poverty Dynamics Pro-poor
Working PaperPro-poor growth in Indonesia: Challenging the pessimism of Myrdal’s Asian Drama
This chapter addresses the unrelenting pessimism in Asian Drama about Indonesia’s development prospects...Governance Poverty Pro-poor
ProjectImpact of globalization on the world's poor
Globalization offers new opportunities for accelerating development and poverty reduction. And there is much concern about the distribution of benefits; in particular whether the poor gain from globalization, and under what circumstances it may...Globalization and Trade Globalization Poverty