Building African capacity for policy simulation
With the introduction of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), governments in Africa and other developing countries have been under great pressure to devise effective policies that will reduce poverty and...
WIDER Book 'Making Peace Work' Launched in Berlin
Making Peace Work book presentation and seminar. Hosted by DIW Berlin and the United Nations Association of Germany.
Reflections on Transition: Twenty Years After The Fall of The Berlin Wall
Contact person Lorraine Telfer-Taivainen , Senior Editorial and Publishing Assistant Opening statement by President Václav Havel Reflections on Transition: Twenty Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall September 2009 WIDER Conference Photo gallery...
18 September 2009
19 September 2009
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Social Spending and Aggregate Welfare in Developing and Transition Economies
On 11 September 2014, Miguel Niño Zarazua presented his recent study at the Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC) of the World Bank, which finds strong evidence of a positive causal effect of social spending on aggregate welfare. Democratic...
11 September 2014
World Bank, 1818 H St NW, Washington DC, United States