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.Read more
Towards gender equity in development
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.Read more
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.Read more
303 past and upcoming events
ConferenceMigration and mobility
ConferencePublic economics for development
Policy seminarPolicy Seminar - Launch of WHO Bulletin theme issue 'Measuring quality of care in the context of sustainable development goal 3'
Policy workshopTraining on GHAMOD - a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ghana
This event will provide potential users of the GHAMOD model with comprehensive training. As well as providing an overview of the model, the event will include a number of case studies. Attendees will leave with an appreciation of how to navigate and...
Policy seminarLaunch of GHAMOD - a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ghana
This event will introduce policy makers, researchers, and practitioners to GHAMOD, a new tax-benefit microsimulation programme, which has been developed under the UNU-WIDER SOUTHMOD project, in collaboration with ISSER, University of Tampere, and...
Project meetingConsultation on VARHS 2016 findings
Policy seminarGrowth, structural transformation, and rural change in Viet Nam
Policy makers, researchers, and students of development will gather on 4 May 2017 in Hanoi to discuss the new UNU-WIDER book, Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move.
SeminarTowards a new consensus on the principles of policy-making for the contemporary world
SeminarThe Future of Multilateralism in Development
Policy seminarIndustrialization in Africa
SeminarECUAMOD training - A tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ecuador
A training course for ECUAMOD, the Ecuadorian tax-benefit microsimulation model, was held at the Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales (IAEN) in Quinto on 21-23 February 2017. Participants included representatives from a wide spread of government...
SeminarWorld Development Report 2017: Governance and Law - Launch Seminar
This seminar, held at the Government Banquet Hall in Helsinki was arranged by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland to mark the launch of the World Development Report (WDR) 2017 on Governance and Law. The event begins with a presentation of...
WorkshopWorkshop – The National Treasury and UNU-WIDER
Project workshopTowards gender equity in development
PresentationSocial protection in development
Improving the social protection of the poor and vulnerable is a global concern and co-operation is needed at all levels. As part of efforts to build dialogue and to better support social protection in developing countries, Jukka Pirttilä...
SeminarCognitive, socioemotional, and behavioral returns to college quality
At this The Choice Lab seminar UNU-WIDER Research Fellow Smriti Sharma presented her work on cognitive, socioemotional, and behavioral returns to college quality. The research exploits the variation in the admissions process across colleges of a...