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
How are people poor? – Measuring global progress towards zero poverty and the SDGs
WIDER Annual Lecture 21 | 24 October 2017
Sabina Alkire will discuss implications of using the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) and other poverty measures for achieving the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, particularly Sustainable Development Goal 1 — to end poverty in all its forms everywhere.Read more
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
4 past and upcoming events
Conference17th Nordic conference on development economics 2018
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Yao Pan on successful social programmes over local political cycles
At the WIDER seminar on 29 November, Yoa Pan of Aalto University will present her work on successful social programmes in China. Abstract – Aladdin’s lamp unleashed: Successful social programmes over local political cycles A social...
Open forumChallenges of inequality in Mozambique
Please register for the event here . This public forum, to be held in Portuguese on 28 November 2017, will focus on findings and policy lessons stemming from recent research on inequality in Mozambique, with the ultimate aim of promoting innovative...
ConferencePoverty and inequality in Mozambique: What is at stake?
Please register for the event here . This conference will bring together government representatives, policy advisors, and development practitioners to discuss the latest results on, as well as methodologies to study, poverty and inequality in...