Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity
The central goal of the project is to support inclusive growth, growth that substantially improves the living standards of the Mozambican population.
Book: Resetting the International Monetary (Non)System
This new Open Access book provides an analysis of the global monetary system and the necessary reforms that it should undergo to play an active role in the twenty-first century and proposes a comprehensive yet evolutionary reform of the system.
Policy brief: Africa's Lions
A survey of six major African economies — Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, and South Africa — shows that there are three major constraints which could reinforce a pattern of low growth accompanied with limited poverty-reduction
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.
WIDER Annual Lecture 21 by Sabina Alkire
How are people poor? – Measuring global progress towards zero poverty and the SDGs, Helsinki, 24 October 2017
Migration and mobility – new frontiers for research and policy
WIDER Development Conference jointly organized with ARUA, 5-6 October 2017, in Accra, Ghana
37 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
NewsNew open access book - Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa
On 14 April 2016 Oxford University Press (OUP) published UNU-WIDER’s first open access book, Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Channing Arndt, Andy McKay, and Finn Tarp.Growth Growth and employment Poverty
VideoThe Impact of Policies on Inequality
Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 3.3Inequality Measurement (Poverty) Foreign aid
Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 1.1Inequality Income Growth
Research uptakeLearning to Compete (L2C): Accelerating Industrial Development in Africa
Learning to compete (L2C) is collaborative research project between UNU-WIDER, the African Development Bank, and the Brookings Institution. The project aims to answer the question: why is there so little industry in Africa? Industry—including modern...Trade Competitiveness Industrial policy
In the mediaVietnamese firms lack funds for technological upgrades
SGGP English Edition, 5 November 2014Viet Nam Growth Economic policy (Business enterprises)
WorkshopRegional Research Workshop
The purpose of the workshop is to initiate a four year programme of research on opportunities to spur growth and development in the Southern Africa region. The workshop is by invitation only.
PresentationAid, growth, poverty and the global context
Presentation on i) aid, growth and development: what do we know?; (ii) poverty and human development; (iii) the changing global context; and (iv) Conclusions: a post 2015 perspective. Based on UNU-WIDER's research on foreign aid (ReCom) and to...
PresentationAid, Growth and Africa: The changing context
Finn Tarp, Director and Tony Addison, Chief Economist - Deputy Director presented 'Aid, Growth and Africa: the Changing Context'. Presentation...
PresentationApresentação dos resultados
Finn Tarp presented: INQUÉRITO AS INDÚSTRIAS MANUFACTUREIRAS 2012 (IIM 2012): APRESENTAÇÃO DOS RESULTADOS Mozambique’s Ministry for Planning and Development and in partnership with the Confederation of Economic...
ProjectUnderstanding the African lions - growth traps and opportunities in six dominant African economies
Theme: TransformationAfrica Labour market Growth
ProjectJobs, poverty and structural change in Africa
Theme: TransformationTrade Competitiveness Industrial policy
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
ConferenceConference session in The Future of Growth – Economic Values and the Media
' The Future of Growth – Economic Values and the Media ' is the issue of the sixth Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum from 17-19 June 2013 at the World Conference Center Bonn (WCCB)...
PresentationDoes aid increase growth?
Professor Finn Tarp made a presentation 'Does Aid Increase Growth? during a Development Policy Programme for Finnish journalists, at the Department for Communication and Culture, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Helsinki. Presentation...
PresentationAid, growth and development
The Danish Society for International Development and the Centre for African Studies at Copenhagen University are pleased to announce an international conference on The new Africa – no longer the hopeless continent? Presentation by Finn Tarp,...