Reducing inequality – the great challenge of our time
WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNIANDES | 5-7 October 2022 | Bogotá, Colombia
This conference provides a forum to discuss innovative, theoretical, and empirical research on inequality, and its policy take-aways. It will take stock of where we are, evaluate progress made, and identify what challenges lay ahead.More details
The puzzle of peace – towards inclusive development in fragile contexts
Catch up on anything you missed during the May conference on peace, security, unrest, and the humanitarian fallout of conflict in different regions across the world.
Session recordings, photos and slides are now available!Details
WIDER Seminar Series
The WIDER Seminar Series is back! Join us *ONLINE* for research seminars that showcase the latest research on key topics in development economics.Read more
In spring 2022, the Seminar Series events take place on Wednesdays from 16:00–17:00 on Zoom.
13 past and upcoming events
ConferenceThe challenge of creating better jobs in developing countries
The 6th IZA/World Bank/NJD/UNU-WIDER Jobs and Development Conference takes place 14-15 December on The challenge of creating better jobs in developing countries.
Lecture13th B.G. Kumar Lecture Is India a Land of Opportunity? delivered by Professor Kunal Sen
Professor Kunal Sen delivers the 13th B.G. Kumar Lecture on 'Is India the Land of Opportunity?' at the Center for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The lecture begins at 15:30 (IST) or 12:00 (UTC+2). Virtual attendance...
PresentationAntonio Savoia presenting at the 63rd Annual Conference (RSA) of the Italian Economic Association (SIE)
Antonio Savoia , Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER, presents at the 63rd Annual Conference (RSA) of the Italian Economic Association (SIE) , held on October 20-22, 2022 in Turin, Italy. The conference is organised in partnership with...
ConferenceReducing inequality – the great challenge of our time
PresentationNanak Kakwani’s legacy on the study of income inequality, poverty, and tax progressivity - Launch of the Special Issue of the Journal of Income Distribution
The Journal of Income Distribution has annouced a special issue in honor of Professor Nanak Kakwani’s contribution to the study of income inequality, poverty and tax progressivity. Professor Nanak Kakwani made important contributions at the...
PresentationAntonio Savoia to deliver keynote presentation at the 2022 International Conference on the Balkans (ICOB)
Antonio Savoia , Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER, presents research from the Fiscal states – the origins and developmental implications project in the upcoming 2022 International Conference on the Balkans (ICOB). ICOB 2022,...
Panel discussionFiscal States panel at APSA 2022 annual meeting
On 16 September 2022 UNU-WIDER will be organising a panel at the 2022 American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Annual Meeting & Exhibition on the topic of Fiscal States in Developing Countries: Origins and Developmental Implications...
SeminarTax effort revisited: How much tax can low-income countries expect to collect?
SeminarVanessa Carrión-Yaguana on labor regulations and formal employment
Vanessa Carrión-Yaguana will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 31 August 2022. Labor regulations and formal employment: Evidence from Ecuadorian firms in the Galapagos Islands Abstract The Special Regimen of the Galapagos Province´...
SeminarArnab K. Basu on differential health reporting error amongst older adults in India
Arnab K. Basu will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 24 August 2022. Differential health reporting error amongst older adults in India Abstract Leveraging a unique dataset – the Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI) – we study...
SeminarCEEG Seminar Series: Economic growth of Mozambique and its interaction with the environment
On Wednesday 24 August 2022, Mônica Magaua, PhD candidate at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Eduardo Mondlane (UEM), will present her recent study on the economic growth in Mozambique and its interaction with the environment. The...
SeminarNancy Chau on the push and pull forces of migrant border crossing
Nancy Chau will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 17 August 2022. On the push and pull forces of migrant border crossing: The role of family networks Abstract Do traditional push and pull forces of migration influence the locational choice of...
SeminarHealth, development, and institutional factors: the Mozambique case
On 17 August 2022, the Faculty of Economics of the University of Eduardo Mondlane (UEM) organizes the third session of the cycle of debates on institutional development and economic development in Mozambique. In this session, entitled ‘Health...