The puzzle of peace – towards inclusive development in fragile contexts
WIDER Development Conference 16-17 May 2022 (hybrid)
In 2022, UNU-WIDER hosts two WIDER Development Conferences, the first of which takes place in Helsinki on 16–17 May 2022. Across the two days, sessions cover a range of topics on the themes of peace, security, unrest, and the humanitarian fallout of conflict in different regions across the world.
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WIDER Webinar Series
Think WIDER Webinar Series – New perspectives on development
Think WIDER – New perspectives on development webinar series features a line-up of eminent researchers and development specialists who present their work and discuss new perspectives to the topic of global development.
Register to join the webinar live for your chance to ask questions and engage in the discussion! See the current list and registration links for the upcoming webinars.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.
2021 WIDER Development Conference: COVID-19 and development – effects and new realities for the Global South
The 2021 WIDER Development Conference privided provide a platform for sharing knowledge on the effects of the pandemic in different regions across the Global South with the aim of connecting research and policy communities around the world to discuss how to move forward.
Session videos now available. More coming soon.Learn more
900 past and upcoming events
ConferenceReducing inequality – the great challenge of our time
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) in partnership with Universidad de los Andes (UNIANDES) convenes a three-day conference on reducing inequality, held in Bogotá, Colombia, on 5-7 October 2022...
SeminarShreyasee Das presents at the WIDER Seminar Series
SeminarMiri Stryjan presents at the WIDER Seminar Series
SeminarLeonard Wantchekon presents at the WIDER Seminar Series
SeminarJari Eloranta presents at the WIDER Seminar Series
SeminarSustainable cities discussion forum: SDG8
PresentationUNU-WIDER at the World Village Festival 2022
SeminarK.A.S. Murshid on The Odds Revisited: Overcoming Underdevelopment - Lessons from the Bangladesh Journey
Panel discussionTony Addison joins a panel discussion at UNESCAP
On Thursday, 19 May 2022, 13:00-15:00 (UTC+7), UNU-WIDER non-resident senior research fellow Tony Addison presents at a moderated panel discussion entitled "Energy transition and the extractives industry in Asia-Pacific: National and Regional...
SeminarLaunch of the Uganda Revenue Authority secure research lab
ConferenceThe puzzle of peace – towards inclusive development in fragile contexts
LectureAbrams M.E. Tagem delivers lecture at the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
On Friday, 13 May 2022 9:00-10:30 (UTC+2), Abrams M.E. Tagem will deliver a lecture at the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies. The lecture, entitled "The Government Revenue Dataset," will be attended by audience is mostly...
Project workshopWorkshop on Institutional legacies of violent conflict
SeminarMark Gradstein on soft skills, parenting styles, and persistent income inequality
PresentationMicroZAMOD work presented at a social protection conference
The Southern African Social Protection Experts Network (SASPEN) conference ' Social protection at a crossroads: Between COVID-19 and the SDGs - Southern African perspectives ' is organized 9-12 May 2022. MicroZAMOD team member Miselo Bwalya...