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.
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
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.
Achieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries – Towards LDC-V
Conference | 5 - 7 October | Helsinki, Finland
This conference will bring together academic community, policy-makers and practitioners to solicit new thinking on the challenges and policy recommendations for LDCs for the next decade.Read more
2021 WIDER Development Conference: COVID-19 and development – effects and new realities for the Global South
The 2021 WIDER Development Conference will take place online during 6-8 September 2021. The three-day conference will 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.Learn more
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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798 past and upcoming events
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
SeminarRe-visiting the Rwandan Genocide: New Book Presentation
SeminarTaking stock of the global land rush: few development benefits, many human and environmental risks (Land Matrix Analytical Report III)
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-...
ConferenceAchieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries - LDC Future Forum
SeminarLuis Felipe López Calva on inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean
PresentationPatricia Justino at the 2021 APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition
On 29 September 2021 Patricia Justino joins a virtual roundtable ‘The Future of Civil War Studies’ at the 2021 APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition . 117th American Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition...
PresentationAntonio Savoia presenting at the 62nd Annual Conference (RSA) of the Italian Economic Association (SIE)
Antonio Savoia presents his ongoing research 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...
SeminarInequality, institutions, and their impacts on social cooperation with Smriti Sharma and Saurabh Singhal
Project workshopWorkshop for the @Equal project
SeminarLong-run impacts of in-utero Ramadan exposure: evidence from administrative tax records
Mazhar Waseem presents at the WIDER Seminar Series on 15 September. Abstract Using Ramadan fasting as a natural experiment, we estimate the long-run impacts of in-utero environment on labor market outcomes . We exploit administrative tax return data...
ConferenceCOVID-19 and development - effects and new realities for the Global South
PresentationMiguel Nino-Zarazua and Rachel Gisselquist presenting to Finland's Development Policy Committee
Miguel Niño-Zarazúa , Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER, and Rachel M. Gisselquist , Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER are presenting to the Development Policy Committee of Finland on 2 September 2021 at 14:00 (UTC+3...
Project workshopWorkshop on detecting and countering illicit financial flows
This project workshop brings together authors that were selected to produce research papers for the Detecting and countering illicit financial flows project, to discuss the first drafts of the papers. The workshop takes place online. Following the...
ConferenceBetter Jobs for Development 2021
The 5th annual Jobs and Development conference takes place online 1-3 September.