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.
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WIDER Seminar Series
The WIDER Seminar Series is back! Join us *ONLINE* for research seminars that showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics.Read more
In autumn 2021, 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.
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UN at 75: slow death or a new direction?
Annual Lecture 24 | Mark Malloch-Brown
As the UN celebrates its 75th anniversary this WIDER Annual Lecture discusses whether the UN can reinvent itself, or whether it will sink into irrelevance?
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810 past and upcoming events
Annual LectureWIDER Annual Lecture 25 - Women’s struggle for land in South Asia: Can legal reforms trump social norms?
SeminarEmmanuel Gyimah-Boadi and Joseph Asunka on Afrobarometer and SDG Scorecards
SeminarBrian Levy and Alan Hirsch on the challenge of economic inclusion in South Africa
SeminarClaudio Ferraz on agrarian elites, education, and long-term development
PresentationAntonio Savoia presenting at the 62nd Annual Conference (RSA) of the Italian Economic Association (SIE)
Antonio Savoia presents his ongoing research on Political Institutions and Tax Revenues in the Long Run in the upcoming 62 nd Annual Conference (RSA) of the Italian Economic Association (SIE) . The conference is held online on 26-29 October 2021. Dr...
PresentationConference session at the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association conference
The changing nature of work and inequality project at UNU-WIDER will present recent research in a session at the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA-LAMES) Annual Meeting Bogotá 2021 . About the session: The Changing...
SeminarRe-visiting the Rwandan Genocide: New Book Presentation by Omar McDoom
Panel discussionKunal Sen at the 7th World Investment Forum
During the 7th World Investment Forum during 18–22 October, UNU-WIDER Director, Kunal Sen, joins the Academic Track opening plenary: ‘ Setting the future research and policy agenda on international investment and development ’...
PresentationSOUTHMOD work presented at the Mozambique Social Protection Week
The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Action ( MGCAS ) is organizing a Social Protection theme week in Mozambique 11-15 October 2021. On 15 October The Mozambican Ministry of Economy and Finance ( MEF ) with Internation Labour Organization ( ILO...
Policy seminarDistributional Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Zambia
UNU-WIDER's SOUTHMOD tax-benefit microsimulation team, in collaboration with the senior partners and national teams has undertaken a research analyzing tax-benefit policies during the first stage of the COVID-19 pandemic in five sub-Saharan...
SeminarJann Lay on taking stock of the global land rush: few development benefits, many human and environmental risks (Land Matrix Analytical Report III)
LectureIEA seminar — Digital Technologies: Limits and Opportunities for Economic Development
A discussion featuring Dani Rodrik, Daren Acemoglu, Mahdi Ghodsi, Kunal Sen, Albert Park, and Haroon Bhorat. These leading economists discuss the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the role of technology in shaping welfare outcomes in developing...
PresentationPatricia Justino at 17th Annual Households in Conflict Network (HiCN) workshop
Households in Conflict Network (HiCN) organises their 17th Annual workshop on 11-12 October 2021 under the theme “Conflict, Migration, and Displacement“. UNU-WIDER's Senior Research Fellow Patricia Justino is the co-founder and co-...
PresentationKunal Sen presenting at Centre for Development and the Environment
Kunal Sen gives a presentation on 7 October 2021 at 2.15-4.15pm at the Centre for Development and the Environemnt, University of Oslo. The topic is his presentation is "How to Get Inclusive Growth Started in Fragile Contexts?". His talk is...
WorkshopSTATA intermediate course for revenue authorities
A new 3-day Stata Intermediate training course is provided to 21 participants, representing researchers and tax experts at revenue authorities and research institutes in Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The course is prepared and presented by...