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
Launch of WHO Bulletin theme issue 'Measuring quality of care in the context of sustainable development goal 3'
Global health academic researchers, practitioners, and policy makers will gather in Geneva, Switzerland on 14 June to discuss critical questions around quality of care and its measurement.
The seminar will serve as a launch event for the WHO Bulletin theme issue on quality of care in the era of SDGs.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
313 past and upcoming events
Conference17th Nordic Conference in Development Economics 2018
ConferenceMigration and mobility
Policy workshopTraining on ETMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation of Ethiopia
Policy seminarLaunch of ETMOD, a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ethiopia
Policy seminarPublic economics for development: What can we learn from the Finnish experience?
This seminar aims to present the 'Finnish development narrative' with a focus on the interlinkages between taxation, transparency of public financing, service delivery, and the evolving social contract between the state and its citizens and...
ConferencePublic economics for development
Project workshopTax benefit reforms: microsimulation in developing countries
This event provides teams from seven countries countries (Mozambique, Ghana, Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Ecuador) with the opportunity to present the final tax-benefit microsimilation models and share the lessons learnt in the model-...
Policy workshopTraining on MOZMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Mozambique
This event will provide potential users of the MOZMOD 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 seminarPolicy Seminar - Launch of WHO Bulletin theme issue 'Measuring quality of care'
Policy seminarEngagement on strategies to overcome inequality in South Africa
While South Africa in many ways outperforms other African nations, rising inequality continues to act as a barrier to achieving economic transformation and equitable growth. This two-day event in Pretoria sets out to disseminate research on...
Policy seminarAgenda 2030 roundtable
UNU-WIDER, the UN Association of Finland, and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland held a policy seminar on 29 May 2017 to discuss ongoing efforts towards achieving the goals and efforts set out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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...
PresentationTaxes, transparency, and state-building
UNU-WIDER’s Chief Economist-Deputy Director Tony Addison gave a presentation at the Helsinki parliamentary seminar 2017, which was organized by the World Bank and held at the Parliament of Finland on 8-10 May 2017.
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.