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Launch of the Uganda Revenue Authority secure research lab
19 May 2022
Protea Hotel by Marriott, Kampala, Uganda
Past event
UNU-WIDER Winter School on tax policy research

UNU-WIDER is launching a Winter School on tax policy research. The aim of the course is to provide African researchers with an understanding of the theories, methods, and data availability for conducting high quality analysis on tax and development...

Tax policy Tax administration data Research
In the media
LDC Future Forum and UNU-WIDER research mentioned in several media outlets Least Developed Countries Conference Research
Project workshop
Work-in-progress meeting on tax research collaboration in Tanzania

As part of the Building up efficient and fair tax systems – lessons based on administrative tax data project, a work-in progress meeting was held online between UNU-WIDER, Tanzania Revenue Authority ( TRA ) and Department of Economics of the...

10 December 2021
Online, Tanzania
Past event
Project workshop
SOUTHMOD modelling mini-retreat

On 14 and 18 October 2021, 15 researchers from different countries gathered together for a SOUTHMOD mini-retreat. The participants discussed different aspects of the SOUTHMOD tax-benefit microsimulation software and examined possible changes to the...

14 October 202118 October 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
Least Developed Countries are facing five major challenges: Four suggestions to tackle them

This month we had the honour to co-host the first ever LDC Future Forum here in Helsinki. It was our first large-scale live event since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, which made it particularly exciting to be involved in...

Least Developed Countries Research Sustainable development
How can research help Least Developed Countries achieve sustainable development?

The next decade is a make-or-break for the world’s most vulnerable countries. To tackle the unprecedented confluence of COVID-19, climate, and economic crises, new solutions are desperately needed...

Least Developed Countries Sustainable development Research
Conflict-prone countries are not doomed to an eternal trap

The situation of Afghanistan has drawn a picture of a poor, conflict-prone, doomed country. But this does not have to be the case...

Least Developed Countries Productivity Sustainable development
Project workshop
Workshop on detecting and countering illicit financial flows

This project workshop brings together authors that were selected to produce research papers for the Detecting and countering illicit financial flows project, to discuss the first drafts of the papers. The workshop takes place online. Following the...

1 September 20212 September 2021
Online, Copenhagen, Denmark
Past event
Tax data work in Tanzania presented at the Nordic Development Conference

Heikki Palviainen, Doctoral Researcher at the Tampere University , presented the collaborative research paper on the Effects of a Risk-based Approach to Tax Examinations in Tanzania , at the Nordic Development Conference ( NCDE ) on 16 June 2021...

16 June 2021
Online, Norway
Past event
search-contributors-domestic-savings-joanna-kosinska-unsplash.jpg The domestic savings shortfall in developing countries - contributors and research papers Domestic savings Research Domestic revenue mobilization
Kunal Sen presents his work at SIDA

On 19 February, Professor Kunal Sen will visit the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) in Stockholm to present his research and discuss research quality and evaluation methods. During his visit, Professor Sen will present his...

19 February 2019
SIDA, Valhallavägen 199 , Stockholm, Sweden
Past event
UNU-WIDER congratulates the Helsinki Graduate School of Economics on its inauguration

The Helsinki Graduate School of Economics (GSE) was inaugurated on 24 October at an opening ceremony that took place at the University of Helsinki. The goal of the new school is to strengthen and broaden the field of economic research in Finland. As...

Research Think tanks
Learning to Compete: What did we learn?

UNU-WIDER Director Finn Tarp presents the book 'Made in Africa' in a Special Session at the AERC Biannual Research Workshop.

1 June 2016
Safari Park Hotel, P.O Box 45038 A2, Nairobi, Kenya
Past event
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