WIDER Webinar Series
How is COVID-19 changing development?
The new webinar series features a line-up of eminent researchers and development specialists to present new research on the implications they foresee of COVID-19 for global development efforts and the economic and social impacts for the Global South.
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
Achieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries – Towards LDC-V
Conference | 15-16 October 2020 | Helsinki, Finland
UNU-WIDER in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will organize a three-day conference on transforming economies. Featuring presentations from leading scholars including Richard Baldwin, Seema Jayachandran, Ravi Kanbur, Naila Kabeer and UN ASG Elliott Harris, this WIDER Development Conference provides a forum to discuss innovative, theoretical, and empirical research and its policy take-aways on the challenges for productive job creation in many different country contexts, across all developing regions.Read more
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.Read more
627 past and upcoming events
ConferenceAchieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries - Towards LDC-V
ConferenceBetter Jobs for Development
SeminarAfrica’s lockdown dilemma — High poverty and low trust
On 16 July 2020, two researchers of the Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme, Ivan Manhique and Ricardo Santos, will present their current research.
SeminarOlivier Bargain on poverty and COVID-19 in developing countries
SeminarAhmed Mushfiq Mobarak on responding to COVID-19 in developing countries
ConferenceCANCELLED: Global partnerships for sustainable development
Project workshop2020 SOUTHMOD workshop
SeminarEva-Maria Egger and Ricardo Santos on COVID-19 and Africa's lockdown dilemma
SeminarEvolution of multidimensional poverty in crisis-ridden Mozambique
On 18 June 2020, researchers of the Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme, Eva-Maria Egger, Finn Tarp, and Vincenzo Salvucci, will present their current research.
WorkshopSA-TIED work in progress meeting
The SA-TIED macroeconomic modelling for policy formulation work stream held their regular work-in-progress meeting on 17 June 2020, via video conference. The meeting provided an opportunity for researchers to share initial results, receive feedback...
SeminarMick Moore on COVID-19 and taxation in Africa
SeminarSvetlana Ledyaeva on trade diversion effects of China's VAT export rebates
PresentationPresentation to donors on school-to-work transitions in vocational education in Mozambique
On 10 June, researchers of the Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme presented recent baseline survey findings to the technical and vocational education donor group in Mozambique.
Panel discussionKunal Sen joins panel at virtual conference on implications of the COVID-19 crisis for labour and employment in India
The Institute for Human Development jointly with International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) is organising a virtual conference on implications of the Covid-19 crisis for labour and employment in India:...
SeminarYuen Yuen Ang on COVID-19 and centralized power
SeminarThe climate change and development nexus in Africa: moving beyond obligations to opportunities
Channing Ardnt, workstream leader in the SA-TIED programme and divisional director of environmental and production technology at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), presented in the third session of the Africa Month Virtual...