UN at 75: slow death or a new direction? | Annual Lecture 24
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Why all countries should contribute to ending global poverty
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COVID-19 intensifies global need to support informal workers in their struggle
The world is facing an existential crisis that poses challenging questions: whether to put people and nature before owners of capital and technology; whether to protect the rights of the disadvantaged or the interests of the elite. Read more
COVID-19 and employment: Insights from the sub-Saharan African experience
While the full socio-economic consequences remain uncertain, the pandemic’s impact on the labour market has become an issue of global concern. Read more
Journal Special Issue: Understanding agricultural development and change
Using the case of Vietnam, this special issue brings together a set of high-quality academic studies to answer key research questions of importance to understanding agricultural development and change in developing country settings. Read more
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26 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
ProjectStructural transformation and inclusive growth in Viet Nam
This project responds to the SDG’s call for a strengthening of data collection and capacity-building in Member States. Timely and better disaggregated, country level data aids the search for an evidence-based course to realizing economic...Vietnam Growth Development
PresentationDistributional Impacts of the 2008 Global Food Price Spike in Vietnam
Presented at: A Festschrift in Honor of Per Pinstrup-Andersen : New Direction in the Fight Against hunger and Malnutrition. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. Presentation See full programme New directions in the fight against hunger and...
PresentationDonor workshop in Hanoi on Vietnam access to resources household survey and associated studies
PresentationIntroduction to VARHS in-depth studies and study on happiness
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PresentationIntroduction to descriptive report of technology, competitiveness and corporate social responsibility
PresentationStructural transformation, biased technical change and labor demand in Vietnam
The 2 nd Asian Development Review Conference was organized in Manila 1-2 August 2013 by the ADB, the Asian Development Review (ADR) and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). The Director of UNU-WIDER, Finn Tarp, presented a paper on...
WorkshopDevelopment of Vietnam’s 2011 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) to facilitate the implementation of green growth strategy
Training Workshop under the project 'Development of Vietnam’s 2011 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) to facilitate the implementation of green growth strategy' . Rob Davies and Dirk van Seventer provided the training to the SAM working...
WorkshopReport launch of 'Characteristics of the Vietnamese business environment: Evidence from a small and medium enterprise survey in 2011'
A report describing the main findings and key policy recommendations arising from a new survey of Vietnamese Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) was launched at Ha Noi’s Central Institute of Economic Management on 21 November 2012. The results...
ProjectAn energy social accounting matrix (SAM) for Vietnam
Theme: 2010-11Vietnam Social Accounting Matrix Green growth