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
Conference on Poverty and Well-being in Mozambique
Analysis of the 2014/15 Household Survey Results
The conference aims to raise public awareness on the issue of poverty and highlight the importance of poverty estimates and its policy implications. By identifying the most important characteristics of poverty for the Mozambican case we can aid decision makers in the country in tackling the challenge of improving living conditions for the worst off.Read more
Responding to crises
WIDER Development Conference
The Responding to Crises conference will pay close attention to the economic and social impact of crises, the tensions that arise in responding to continuing crises while dealing with the unexpected, the resourcing of responses and what the future might bring—for good or bad.Read more
288 past and upcoming events
Project workshopTowards 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 . Fifteen papers will...
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...
ConferenceGrowth and development policy – new data, new approaches, and new evidence
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. For the past three years, more than 100 researchers have engaged in a...
Results MeetingTransformation for growth, employment and poverty reduction
This event, held in partnership with with REPOA, closes out our project on Jobs, poverty and structural change in Africa . The conference builds on the research from the collaborative project between REPOA and UNU-WIDER intended to examine...
ConferenceThird voice of social sciences international conference
The University of Dar es Salaam organized on 24-25 November 2016 a two-day conference with the theme 'Industrialization and social transformation: what is the role of social sciences?'
Policy seminarLaunching the Viet Nam 2012 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM)
SeminarCharacteristics of the Vietnamese business environment: evidence from a SME Survey in 2015
WorkshopMicro, small, and medium enterprises in Viet Nam
This workshop organized by UNU-WIDER brings together early-career researchers to present first drafts of their papers on the 2015 wave of the micro, small, and medium enterprises survey.
PresentationAfrica's Lions: Growth Traps and Opportunities for Six African Economies
SeminarTax and development - setting the agenda
ConferenceConference on poverty and well-being in Mozambique
Project workshopContemporary issues in gender and development
Open forumMacroeconomic scenarios and challenges in the present situation
PresentationAn introduction to NAMOD, a Namibian Tax-Benefit Microsimulation Model
Researchers and civil servants from ministries in Namibia will gather on 11-13 October to learn about NAMOD, a tax-benefit microsimulation model for the country. The aim of the training event – organized by UNU-WIDER and SASPRI, and supported...
Project workshopSOUTHMOD – simulating tax and benefit policies for development
Project meetingAddressing group-based inequalities through legal empowerment
The project workshop brings together researchers collaborating within the initiative on ‘Addressing group-based inequalities through legal empowerment’ to present and discuss their work-in-progress. It will be held on 7-8 October 2016 in Helsinki.