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
The puzzle of peace – towards inclusive development in fragile contexts
Catch up on anything you missed during the May conference on peace, security, unrest, and the humanitarian fallout of conflict in different regions across the world.
Session recordings, photos and slides are now available!Details
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.
918 past and upcoming events
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...
ConferenceReducing inequality – the great challenge of our time
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,...
Panel discussionFiscal States panel at APSA 2022 annual meeting
On 16 September 2022 UNU-WIDER will be organising a panel at the 2022 American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Annual Meeting & Exhibition on the topic of Fiscal States in Developing Countries: Origins and Developmental Implications...
PresentationAbrams M.E. Tagem presents at the 19th World Economic History Congress (WEHC)
Abrams Mbu Enow Tagem presents recently published research on Constraints on the executive and tax revenues in the long run in the upcoming 19th World Economic History Congress (WEHC), held in Paris on 25-29 July 2022. He joins a parallel session on...
Project workshopWorld Income Inequality Database (WIID) authors' workshop
UNU-WIDER's World Income Inequality Database research project holds a virtual workshop that brings together researchers selected under the project's open call for research proposals. The selected papers fulfill a project aim to improve understanding...
SeminarPOSTPONED Shreyasee Das on the marriage market consequences of the Bhopal Gas Disaster
Policy seminarTony Addison at the 18th Plenary Meeting of the OECD Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development
Tony Addison represents UNU-WIDER as one of the invited partner organizations and institutions in the OECD’s Policy Dialogue on Natural Resources Development , which will take place online on 27-28 June 2022. This dialogue is part of the OECD...
PresentationUNU-WIDER researchers join UNDESA 2022 virtual expert group meeting
During 27-30 June UNU-WIDER researchers, Michael Danquah and Simone Schotte join the expert group meeting hosted virtually by Division for Inclusive Social Development, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) on Creating full and...
Project workshopAuthor workshop on detecting and countering illicit financial flows
This project workshop brings together authors that were selected to produce research papers for the Detecting and countering illicit financial flows project, to discuss their papers. The workshop takes place online. Following the second call for...
SeminarMiri Stryjan on loan repayment flexibility and firm profits: experimental evidence from Uganda
SeminarLeonard Wantchekon on externalities of colonial schools and social mobility
PresentationAntonio Savoia presenting at the 22nd AISSEC Conference
Antonio Savoia , Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER, presents research from the Fiscal states – the origins and developmental implications project in the 22nd Associazione Italiana per lo Studio dei Sistemi Economici Comparati (...
Conference20th Annual Nordic Conference in Development Economics
The 20th Nordic Conference in Development Economics (NCDE 2022) will be held in Helsinki on June 15-16, 2022. This yearly conference serves as a meeting point for development economists active in the Nordic countries, but is also targeted more...
PresentationKunal Sen joins the launch of the World Investment Report 2022
On 9 June UNU-WIDER Director, Kunal Sen, speaks at the launch of the 2022 World Investment Report. ABOUT UNCTAD’s annual World Investment Report monitors global and regional foreign direct investment (FDI) trends and presents key national and...