Press Release: New UN study on tax and social protection policies in Africa during COVID-19
In the first study of its kind on Africa, researchers found that tax and benefit policies provided limited income protection to poorest households but failed to offset the increase in poverty. Read more
COP26: Are We Ready?
On 28 October 2021 at 16:00 (UTC+3), UNU-WIDER organizes an online panel discussion titled COP26: Are We Ready? An international panel of experts specialising in mining, oil and gas will discuss key issues. Read more
Think WIDER Webinar Series – New perspectives on development
Think WIDER – New perspectives on development webinar series features a line-up of eminent researchers and development specialists who present their work and discuss new perspectives to the topic of global development. Learn more
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.
Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
Our MOOC on industrial policy is open! Join this free self-paced course, with an instructor and regular opportunities to interact. Learn more
6 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
Working PaperA 2017 Social Accounting Matrix for Myanmar
This paper documents the compilation of a 2017 Social Accounting Matrix for Myanmar...Balance of payments Income distribution Labour force survey
Working PaperA 2016 social accounting matrix for South Africa with an occupationally disaggregated labour market representation
Examining the economy-wide consequences of South Africa following a similar trajectory of labour market polarization to the rest of the world requires an appropriate database for an economy-wide policy analysis framework...Social Accounting Matrix National accounts Supply table
Working PaperA Pre-Prototype 2015 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for Myanmar
This paper documents the compilation of a Pre-Prototype 2015 Social Accounting Matrix for Myanmar and provides an overview of key economic structural features of this emerging economy in a challenging process of transition...Social Accounting Matrix National accounts Supply table
Working PaperA 2013 Social Accounting Matrix for Zimbabwe
This paper documents the construction of a Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for Zimbabwe in 2013...Social Accounting Matrix National accounts Supply table
Working PaperA 2015 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for Mozambique
This paper documents a 2015 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for Mozambique...Social Accounting Matrix National accounts Supply table