Reducing inequality – the great challenge of our time
WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNIANDES | 5-7 October 2022 | Bogotá, Colombia
This conference provides a forum to discuss innovative, theoretical, and empirical research on inequality, and its policy take-aways. It will take stock of where we are, evaluate progress made, and identify what challenges lay ahead.More details
Think WIDER Webinar Series
Our latest webinar series New perspectives on domestic revenue mobilization aims to facilitate a discussion on how domestic revenue mobilization can be supported in the Global South. The monthly series covers a range of topics related to the development of tax systems, non-tax domestic revenue mobilization, and political institutions.Read more
WIDER Seminar Series
The WIDER Seminar Series is back! Join us *ONLINE* for research seminars that showcase the latest research on key topics in development economics.Read more
In spring 2022, the Seminar Series events take place on Wednesdays from 16:00–17:00 on Zoom.
950 past and upcoming events
ConferenceThe challenge of creating better jobs in developing countries
The 6th IZA/World Bank/NJD/UNU-WIDER Jobs and Development Conference takes place 14-15 December on The challenge of creating better jobs in developing countries.
Project workshopSA-TIED technical workshop on the strengths and limitations of long-term structural models
Lecture13th B.G. Kumar Lecture Is India a Land of Opportunity? delivered by Professor Kunal Sen
Professor Kunal Sen delivers the 13th B.G. Kumar Lecture on 'Is India the Land of Opportunity?' at the Center for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The lecture begins at 15:30 (IST) or 12:00 (UTC+2). Virtual attendance...
PresentationKunal Sen joins the Oxford Union debate series: This house blames western lenders for the plight of developing countries
On 3 November 2022, Kunal Sen attends the prestigious Oxford Union debate on the motion ‘This House Blames Western Lenders for the Plight of Developing Countries’. According to the World Bank, the pandemic pushed the foreign debt of low-...
SeminarCiprian Domnisoru on the impact of female teachers on female students' lifetime well-being
SeminarGiulia Mascagni on Tax compliance in Rwanda: evidence from two large scale field experiments
SeminarArjan Verschoor on Boosting recycling behaviour among urban households in Peru
PresentationAntonio Savoia presenting at the 63rd Annual Conference (RSA) of the Italian Economic Association (SIE)
Antonio Savoia , Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER, presents at the 63rd Annual Conference (RSA) of the Italian Economic Association (SIE) , held on October 20-22, 2022 in Turin, Italy. The conference is organised in partnership with...
WebinarWorld Energy: Looking Ahead to COP27
Annual LectureWIDER Annual Lecture 26 - In the name of progress: Will technology solve inequality?
ConferenceReducing inequality – the great challenge of our time
PresentationThe developer’s dilemma – hybrid event at UN DESA
On Wednesday 28 September, Kunal Sen attends the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) office in New York to present key findings and policy lessons from the new Open Acess UNU-WIDER book, The developer’s dilemma.
PresentationNanak Kakwani’s legacy on the study of income inequality, poverty, and tax progressivity - Launch of the Special Issue of the Journal of Income Distribution
The Journal of Income Distribution has annouced a special issue in honor of Professor Nanak Kakwani’s contribution to the study of income inequality, poverty and tax progressivity. Professor Nanak Kakwani made important contributions at the...
PresentationAntonio Savoia to deliver keynote presentation at the 2022 International Conference on the Balkans (ICOB)
Antonio Savoia , Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER, presents research from the Fiscal states – the origins and developmental implications project in the upcoming 2022 International Conference on the Balkans (ICOB). ICOB 2022,...