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Sustainable development solutions for Tanzania - strengthening research to achieve SDGs

Theme: Current programme

Sustainable Development Goals Sustainable development Research institutes
Blog
Institutions and Impact – Some Reflections on the UNU-WIDER Method

I have spent much of the last two years on behalf of UNU-WIDER engaged in thinking about these two issues, but only on this current trip to Toronto, to interview Professor Gerry Helleiner with my colleague Annett Victorero, have I seen that instituti...

Economic policy Information technology Institutional economics
Blog
WIDER Annual Lectures – Taking Stock

​ I am looking forward to WIDER Annual Lecture 18, held 18 November in New York not only because I expect that Peter Timmer will make a distinguished contribution to the understanding of economic transformation, but also because the cumulative impact...

Climatic changes Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Blog
New Winds at UNU-WIDER – An Interview with Channing Arndt
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25 June 2014 Professor Channing Arndt is a US citizen who recently started as a Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER...

Climatic changes Research (Education, Higher) Research institutes
Presentation
Group visit by students from University of Tampere

Group visit by students of University of Tampere, Finland, for briefing on UNU-WIDER's mandate and research, particularly ongoing research work within the project on Foreign Aid: Research and Communications ...

1 April 2014
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Blog
UNU-WIDER in Ghana – An Interview with Wisdom Akpalu
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23 April 2014 Wisdom Akpalu joined UNU-WIDER as a Research Fellow based in Ghana in the beginning of 2014...

Economic policy (Business enterprises) Economic aspects (Natural resources) Ecology
Workshop
Regional Research Workshop

The purpose of the workshop is to initiate a four year programme of research on opportunities to spur growth and development in the Southern Africa region. The workshop is by invitation only.

28 March 2014
Johannesburg, South Africa
Past event
Blog
Bringing in Public Economics – An Interview with Jukka Pirttilä
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29 March 2014 Quite a few prominent Finnish economists have been collaborating with UNU-WIDER throughout the years. One of them is Jukka Pirttilä, who in the beginning of March 2014 became a Research Fellow at the Institute...

Economic development Research (Education, Higher) Public goods
Presentation
Group visit by the Finnish parliamentary Development Policy Committee

Group visit by 12 members of the Finnish parliamentary Development Policy Committee, for a briefing on UNU-WIDER's research projects, particularly research work within the ReCom - Research and Communication on Foreign Aid...

12 February 2014
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Blog
From Helsinki to Hanoi – An Interview with UNU-WIDER Alumnus Aziz Karimov

21 February 2014 Susan Servas An interview with WIDER alumnus, Aziz Karimov Every year UNU-WIDER hosts a number of PhD interns and young scholars from around the world who participate in the different research and professional development activities ...

Education, Higher Job satisfaction Research institutes
Blog
Dear Nicholas Kristof, We Are Here, Too!

21 February 2014 Rachel M. Gisselquist Earlier this month, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof published a scathing critique of the role of academics in public debate...

Methodology (Economics) Political science Research institutes
Blog
Open Access and UNU-WIDER

21 February 2014 Tony Addison Development researchers live in a world where research on development, not just in economics but also political science, environmental science, anthropology (to name just a few areas of inquiry) is abundant...

Economic development Government policy (Poor) Measurement (Poverty)
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (January 2014)

28 January 2014 Tony Addison The first Angle of 2014 comes amidst the start up of our new research programme which is now kicked off. It has three big themes: transformation, inclusion and sustainability...

Economic development Equality and inequality Research (Education, Higher)
Presentation
Symposium on the Interface of Academic Research and Government Policy

6 December 201311 December 2013
Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, United Kingdom
Past event
Blog
An Interview with David Malone

17 October 2013 In this video we interview the Rector of the United Nations University (UNU), David Malone from Canada, who has held both diplomatic and academic research positions, and who locates the UNU within the UN system as being on the interfa...

Economic development Qualitative research Quantitative research
Working Paper
Foreign Aid and Sustainable Fisheries Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

The fisheries sector in sub-Saharan Africa has benefited from high and increasing amounts of foreign aid for over four decades...

Biodiversity conservation Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid
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