• Public economics for development

    WIDER Development Conference

    The conference – to be held 5-6 July 2017 in Maputo, Mozambique – focuses on the lessons from modern public and development economics which can guide policy makers to reform tax and public provision systems.

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    Blue dots behind a metal grid. Photo: Kevin Krebs

    Towards gender equity in development

    Project workshop

    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.

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    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. 

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    Photo: Rob Beechey / World Bank