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Annual Lecture
How are people poor?: Measuring global progress toward zero poverty and the Sustainable Development Goals SDGs SDG1 Poverty
Blog
How (not) to build state capability

Effective and capable states are essential for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

SDGs SDG16 Building State Capabilities
Blog
How can developing countries pay for the SDGs?

With official development assistance under strain, achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will require developing countries to rely increasingly on their own resources...

SDGs Sustainable Development Goals Millennium Development Goals
Blog
In the Director's chair: Reflections on my first six months as Director

My first six months as Director of UNU-WIDER have been busy, enlightening, and rewarding...

SDGs sdg5 sdg8
Journal Article
Investigating Growing Inequality in Mozambique

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Inequality Mozambique Decomposition
Blog
How can developing countries deliver effective public financial planning?

In many less developed countries, there is little problem identifying the need for public investment in programmes aimed at improving things such as infrastructure, health and education. The problem comes in delivering them...

SDGs SDG16 SDG17
Seminar
Rachel Gisselquist presents in an expert group meeting on inequality

UNU-WIDER Senior Research Fellow Rachel Gisselquist will give a presentation at an expert group meeting ‘ Reducing Inequalities: SDG 10 Progress and Prospects ’, organized by the World Bank and UN DESA in Geneva 2-3 April. The event will...

2 April 20193 April 2019
International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG), Geneva, Switzerland
Past event
Blog
Developing countries would benefit from improved tax collection: What can help?

The ability to raise revenues from taxes – called “fiscal capacity” – is a crucial aspect for the functioning of any state...

Tax revenue fiscal capacity Income tax
News
Director Kunal Sen contributes to blog on taxation in developing countries

The capability to raise revenues from taxes – often called fiscal capacity – is a crucial aspect for the functioning of every state, particularly in developing countries. They need higher revenues to invest in a number of economic and...

Taxation SDGs Tax revenue
News
Press release - Professor Kunal Sen starts as the director of UNU-WIDER

‘Economic transformation needs to be accompanied by political and social transformations if we are to see drastic increases in human wellbeing’

SDGs Transformation Informality
Blog
How to build a data revolution: First steps

This year UNU-WIDER is launching several video series to highlight the wide span of policy-relevant work undertaken by the Institute and its worldwide network...

Data revolution SDGs
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