Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
In September 2019, UNU-WIDER is launching its inaugural Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Industrial Policy and the Challenge for Africa
Transforming economies – for better jobs
WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNESCAP, 11-13 September 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand
WIDER Seminar Series
Live streamed | The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. At the weekly sessions, early-career and senior researchers present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme.
Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED)
The SA-TIED programme looks at ways to support policy-making for inclusive growth and economic transformation in the southern Africa region.
Research and policy briefs
Evidence-based policymaking is crucial. Use our publications search to browse nearly 200 briefs which highlight the findings and policy implications of our research.
20 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
Working PaperA Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis of Adaptation to Climate Change in Ethiopia
This study links a multi-sectoral regionalized dynamic computable general equilibrium model of Ethiopia with a system of country-specific hydrology, crop, road and hydropower engineering models to simulate the economic impacts of climate change towar...Environmental aspects (Economic development) Economic forecasting Simulation methods (Economics)
Working PaperSolid Wastes, Poverty and the Environment in Developing Country Cities: Challenges and Opportunities
Many cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America face serious problems managing their wastes. Two of the major problems are the insufficient collection and inappropriate final disposal of wastes...Environment Economic aspects (Environment) Recycling (Waste, etc)
Book ChapterSolid Wastes, Poverty and the Environment in Developing Country Cities: Challenges and Opportunities
From the book: Urbanization and DevelopmentEnvironment Economic aspects (Environment) Recycling (Waste, etc)
BlogGlobal Recycling Supply Chains and Waste Picking in Developing Countries
Martin Medina As world leaders gather in Copenhagen this month for the fifteenth United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) the challenges facing developing country industrialization have again been brought to the fore...Economic aspects (Environment) Ecology Environment