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SAMOD, a South African tax-benefit microsimulation model: Recent developments

This paper provides an account of a South African tax-benefit microsimulation model—SAMOD—which has been developed for use by government over the past ten years...

Economic policy Income tax Taxation
Working Paper
Taxation and inequality in developing countries: Lessons from the recent experience of Latin America

This paper aims to advance understanding about the relationship between taxation and inequality in developing countries, focusing on the recent experience of Latin America...

Economic policy Equality and inequality Income distribution
Working Paper
Understanding elite commitment to social protection: Rwanda’s Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme

This paper examines the political economy of Rwanda’s Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme, concluding that strong government commitment to the programme has been shaped by the specific characteristics of the political settlement that was established...

Economic policy Political science Social conditions
Video
WIDER Annual Lecture by Justin Yifu Lin

View the WIDER Annual Lecture on New Structural Economics.

Structural transformation Productivity Economic policy
About
Photos - AL15

Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 15.

Structural transformation Productivity Economic policy
Blog
Development, democracy and cohesion: Critical essays with insights on Sierra Leone and wider Africa contexts
Placeholder

African countries face huge challenges in building democratic and cohesive societies that will enhance the wellbeing of their citizens...

Democracy Economic development Economic policy
Journal Special Issue
Aid, Education Policy, and Development

The studies of this Special Issue aim to address the general question of how aid can better support the collective actions that seek to improve education systems in developing countries...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Sustainable development
Blog
The role of economists in policy-making

At our 30 th Anniversary Conference Stefan Dercon of University of Oxford and DfID and Stephen O’Connell of USAID participated in a session on the role of economists in policy-making...

Economic development Economic policy Economists
Journal Article
What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries?

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Education Policy, and Development

Economic policy Education
Journal Article
Aid, education policy, and development

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Education Policy, and Development

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Sustainable development
Journal Article
A sequential approach to integrated energy modeling in South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Prospects for Renewable Energy in Africa

Carbon tax Economic policy Equilibrium (Economics)
Working Paper
Smoothing food price trends in Nigeria: Political economy issues and policy vistas

This study reviews the political economy issues surrounding the 2008 food crisis in Nigeria; the lessons learned from management of the crisis; analyses the performance of policies aimed at stabilizing prices; and proffers policy measures for prevent...

Economic policy Food industry and trade Political science
Video
Local Perceptions and Policies

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 4.3

Climate change Microeconomics Economic policy
Video
Opening Welcome and Conference Overview

Finn Tarp opens the UNU-WIDER conference on Climate Change and Development Policy.

Climate change Economic policy
Video
Middle East and North Africa I

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 1.3

Water Climate change Agriculture
Blog
Regional Industrialization and Integration in Southern Africa - Reporting from TIPS Annual Forum

The white-painted cluster of traditional style buildings might suggest that this was a farm on the South African veldt...

Automobile industry and trade Carbon tax Economic integration
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