Migration and mobility – new frontiers for research and policy
WIDER Development Conference
This conference – jointly organized with ARUA – takes place 5-6 October 2017 in Accra, Ghana.
It explores the relationships between migration, mobility, and development, with a focus on South-South movements and the African region. It aims to bring together new and innovative research from economics and other disciplines that can inform broader policy-relevant debate and action.Read more
Public economics for development
WIDER Development Conference
The conference – held on 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
17th Nordic conference in development economics 2018
This collaborative conference takes place 11-12 June 2018 in Helsinki, Finland.
The conference aims at bringing together Nordic and international scholars for the exchange of ideas and discussion of recent results within theoretical and applied development economics research.Read more
325 past and upcoming events
Conference17th Nordic conference in development economics 2018
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Selim Gulesci on tenancy contracts in agriculture
At the 1 November seminar, Selim Gulesci will present results on tenancy contracts in agriculture. Abstract – Moral hazard: Experimental evidence from tenancy contract This paper reports results from a field experiment designed to estimate the...
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Pauline Rossi on private health investments under competing risks
At the WIDER Seminar on 18 October 2017, Pauline Rossi will presents findings on private health investments in Senegal. Abstract – Private health investments under competing risks: evidence from malaria control in Senegal This study exploits...
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Ventaka Nadella on social group identity, electoral reservations, and entrepreneurship
At the seminar on 11 October 2017, Ventaka Nadella of Indiana University will present evidence from India on social group identity, electoral reservations, and entrepreneurship. Abstract to come. The WIDER Seminar Series The WIDER Seminar Series...
ConferenceMigration and mobility - new frontiers for research and policy
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Joseph Vecci on religion, leadership, and coordination
At the seminar on 27 September 2017, Joseph Vecci will present experimental findings on religion, leadership, and coordination. Abstract – Religion, leadership, and coordination: Evidence from a lab experiment in the field Religious inequality...
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Shiqi Guo and Abrams Tagem
The seminar on 20 September 2017 will feature two 30-minute presentations. Shiqi Guo will present on urban air quality in China and Abrams Tagem will share his findings on foreign aid and domestic revenue mobilization. Shiqi Guo: Abstract –...
Policy workshopTraining on TAZMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Tanzania
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - David Carment on exiting the fragility trap
David Carment of Carleton University will present at the WIDER seminar on 13 September 2017. Abstract – Exiting the fragility trap: Rethinking our approach to the world's most fragile states | PPT slides It is frequently assumed that...
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Sowmya Dhanaraj on women at work in India
On 6 September 2017, Sowmya Dhanaraj of the Madras School of Economics will present her work on women at work in India. Abstract – Easing entry and improving job retention for rural Indian women: The role of family structure Culture is...
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Dr Shi Li on recent changes in income inequality in China
At the first of this autumn's seminar series, Dr Shi Li will present on income inequality in China. Abstract – Recent changes in income inequality in China During the past three decades China’s economic growth has been among the...
PresentationFinn Tarp at the IPP International Conference 2017
The IPP International Conference 2017, ‘Development and Poverty: China and the World’, will feature speakers and participants from the West, East Asia, South Asia, Latin America, and mainland China to discuss challenges faced by...