Global partnerships for sustainable development
Conference | 26-27 June 2020 | Helsinki, Finland
The 2020 WIDER Development Conference aims to take stock of global progress towards achieving the SDG 17 ‘Global Partnerships for the Goals’. The conference will bring together academics, policy practitioners, development professionals and international organizations to discuss research findings and policy solutions. The focus of this conference will be to share evidence on the policies, partnerships and coordinated actions that support sustainable development in countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.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
591 past and upcoming events
ConferenceAchieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries – Towards LDC-V
ConferenceGlobal partnerships for sustainable development
SeminarRajeev Goel on corruption beyond the glass ceiling - do women entrepreneurs perceive corruption differently?
Rajeev Goel will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 20 April Abstract – Corruption beyond the glass ceiling: do women entrepreneurs perceive corruption differently? Adding to the corruption-gender nexus, this paper contributes across...
SeminarMarcela Ibanez on the intrinsic value of decision making - evidence from a bargaining experiment in Egypt
SeminarJeffrey Hammer on one hundred homes - a visual survey of wealth and poverty in India
Jeffrey Hammer will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 12 March Abstract - One hundred homes - a visual survey of wealth and poverty in India In 2018, a multi-disciplinary team from India and four other countries collected expenditure data,...
SeminarMarijke Verpoorten on aggrieved artisanal miners in Eastern Congo
LectureDeepak Nayyar lecture at LSE on Resurgent Asia
The lecture will analyse the phenomenal transformation of Asia, which would have been difficult to imagine, let alone predict, fifty years ago. In doing so, it provides an analytical narrative of this remarkable story of economic development,...
SeminarOsman Ouattara on temperature shocks and inflation - are there any ramifications?
Policy seminarFindings from recent research based on Ugandan administrative tax data
Recent research results from analyses based on Ugandan administrative tax data will be presented to policy makers, government officials, and the interested research community in Kampala. The policy seminar is organized jointly by UNU-WIDER and the...