Towards gender equity in development
An international group of senior researchers will come together at the ‘Towards gender equity in development’ workshop on 3-4 February 2017 to present work stemming from the ongoing project on gender and development.Read more
Growth and development policy – New data, new approaches, and new evidence
UNU-WIDER and the National Treasury conference
Economies in the southern Africa region face thorny challenges when it comes to the transformation of their economies, job creation, and the need to share the benefits of growth. This conference will present findings from a collaborative programme which aims to throw light on these challenges, and provide policy makers in southern Africa with crucial insights into how they can be overcome.Read more
Conference on Poverty and Well-being in Mozambique
Analysis of the 2014/15 Household Survey Results
The conference aims to raise public awareness on the issue of poverty and highlight the importance of poverty estimates and its policy implications. By identifying the most important characteristics of poverty for the Mozambican case we can aid decision makers in the country in tackling the challenge of improving living conditions for the worst off.Read more
297 past and upcoming events
ConferenceMigration and mobility
The WIDER Development Conference on migration and mobility, jointly organized with the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), will take place on 5-6 October 2017 in Accra, Ghana.
ConferencePublic economics for development
SeminarThe Future of Multilateralism in Development
Policy seminarIndustrialization in Africa
SeminarECUAMOD training - A tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ecuador
A training course for ECUAMOD, the Ecuadorian tax-benefit microsimulation model, was held at the Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales (IAEN) in Quinto on 21-23 February 2017. Participants included representatives from a wide spread of government...
SeminarWorld Development Report 2017: Governance and Law - Launch Seminar
This seminar, held at the Government Banquet Hall in Helsinki was arranged by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland to mark the launch of the World Development Report (WDR) 2017 on Governance and Law. The event begins with a presentation of...
WorkshopWorkshop – The National Treasury and UNU-WIDER
Project workshopTowards gender equity in development
PresentationSocial protection in development
Improving the social protection of the poor and vulnerable is a global concern and co-operation is needed at all levels. As part of efforts to build dialogue and to better support social protection in developing countries, Jukka Pirttilä...
SeminarCognitive, socioemotional, and behavioral returns to college quality
At this The Choice Lab seminar UNU-WIDER Research Fellow Smriti Sharma presented her work on cognitive, socioemotional, and behavioral returns to college quality. The research exploits the variation in the admissions process across colleges of a...
ConferenceGrowth and development policy – new data, new approaches, and new evidence
Economies in the southern Africa region face thorny challenges when it comes to the transformation of their economies, job creation, and the need to share the benefits of growth. For the past three years, more than 100 researchers have engaged in a...
Results MeetingTransformation for growth, employment and poverty reduction
This event, held in partnership with with REPOA, closes out our project on Jobs, poverty and structural change in Africa . The conference builds on the research from the collaborative project between REPOA and UNU-WIDER intended to examine...
WorkshopWorkshop to disseminate the results of the Fourth National Assessment of Poverty and Well-being in Mozambique
On 24 November 2016 the Directorate of Economic and Financial Studies (DEEF) of the Ministry of Economics and Finance of Mozambique (MEF) brought together policy makers, policy advisers, development partners, and government representatives to...
ConferenceThird voice of social sciences international conference
The University of Dar es Salaam organized on 24-25 November 2016 a two-day conference with the theme 'Industrialization and social transformation: what is the role of social sciences?'