• WIDER Seminar Series

    The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. The weekly sessions held in Helsinki are open to local and visiting researchers, policy makers, and others working on development topics.

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    Collage of seminar photos. © UNU-WIDER

    2018 Nordic conference on development economics

    Conference | 11-12 June 2018

    Aalto University School of Business, University of Tampere and UNU-WIDER in collaboration with the Nordic Network in Development Economics will organize the 2018 Nordic Conference on Development Economics on 11-12 June 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. The conference aims at bringing together Nordic and international scholars for the exchange of ideas and discussion of recent results within theoretical and applied development economics research.

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    Migration and mobility – new frontiers for research and policy

    WIDER Development Conference

    This conference – jointly organized with ARUA – takes place 5-6 October 2017 in Accra, Ghana.

    It explores the relationships between migration, mobility, and development, with a focus on South-South movements and the African region. It aims to bring together new and innovative research from economics and other disciplines that can inform broader policy-relevant debate and action. 

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    Photo: Albert Gonzalez Farran / UNAMID