UNU-WIDER shares findings at EADI/CEsA Conference in Lisbon

UNU-WIDER will be in Lisbon 10-13 July to share major findings in development economics research from its 2019-23 work programme on Transforming states, economies, and societiesThe presentations take place at the Towards New Rythms of Development conference organized by the European Association for Development and the Center for African and Development Studies and hosted by the Lisbon School of Economics and Management. 

UNU-WIDER organizes three presentations at the conference. The first is a panel discussion on a major forthcoming report which synthesizes the key findings and policy messages of the 2019-23 work programme,  the second is a roundtable on reducing inequality, and the third is a roundtable on the aspiration for decent work for informal-sector workers in Global South countries.

In addition to the presentations UNU-WIDER will be introducing the related publications and the newly published WIID Explorer at an exhibition booth in the conference.

Attendance at the conference requires registration. For more information on these sessions visit the links below. 

The Job Ladder: Transforming informal work and livelihoods in developing countries

Monday 10 July, 4:00-5:30pm, Room 101
Kunal Sen (UNU WIDER)
Arief Yusuf (University of Padjadjaran, Indonesia and UNU-WIDER)
Michael Danquah (UNU-WIDER)
Prof.  Marleen Dekker (Leiden University, Netherlands)
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Peace, jobs and social contracts: Research evidence on rebuilding economies, states and societies

Tuesday 11 July, 11:15am-12:45pm, Room 101
Kunal Sen (UNU-WIDER and University of Manchester)
Laura Camfield (University of East Anglia, UK)
Andy Sumner (Kings College London)
Enilde Sarmento (Ministry of Economy and Finance, Government of Mozambique)
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Reducing inequalities: Trends in global inequality and what can be done

Tuesday 11 July, 4:30-6:00pm, Room 01
Anda David (Senior Researcher at the French Development Agency, AFD)
Carlos Gradín (Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Vigo)
Murray Leibbrandt (Director of ACEIR and of SALDRU; Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, UNU-WIDER)
Julie Seghers (Policy Analyst on Poverty and Inequalities, OECD Development Co-Operation Directorate
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