From Africa rising to rising debt in Africa: The looming debt crisis
Africa’s rising public debt continues to attract increased attention regionally and internationally. The narrative about Africa seems to have...
Photos - AL12
Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 12.
WIDER Annual Lecture by Justin Yifu Lin
View the WIDER Annual Lecture on New Structural Economics.
Photos - AL15
Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 15.
WIDER Annual Lecture 12 - Developing Countries in the World Economy: The Future in the Past?
23 February 2009
Marina Congress Center, Katajanokanlaituri 6, Helsinki, Finland
Developing countries would benefit from improved tax collection: What can help?
The ability to raise revenues from taxes – called “fiscal capacity” – is a crucial aspect for the functioning of any state. Being able to tax citizens...
Opinion - UNU-WIDER on the 'Triple Crisis'
Three interconnected crises - of the global financial system, food security and global warming - potentially threaten peace and stability. Multilateral action must be combined with a clearer understanding of how they affect each other and their regional and country level impacts.
Three Myths About Industry in Africa
Read the article on key myths about industry in Africa written by John Page, Non-resident Fellow at UNU-WIDER in the Foresight Africa 2014 series issued by the Brookings Institution. Page co-leads with Finn Tarp the Learning to Compete (L2C): Industrial Development in Africa project.
WIDER Annual Lecture 15 - New Structural Economics
4 May 2011
Centro Internacional de Conferências Joaquim Chissano, Avenida Marginal 4441, Maputo, Mozambique