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
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
29 past and upcoming events
ConferenceMigration and mobility
The WIDER Development Conference on migration and mobility, jointly organized with the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), will take place on 5-6 October 2017 in Accra, Ghana.
ConferencePublic economics for development
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...
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?'
ConferenceConference on poverty and well-being in Mozambique
ConferenceResponding to crises
ConferenceTIPS Annual Forum 2016 - Industrialisation and the Mining Economy
ConferenceHuman capital and growth
ConferenceXXXVIII MIT Global Change Forum: Environmental Change and Economic Development in Africa
The Forum is held in collaboration with UNU-WIDER, MIT Joint Program, Republic of South Africa, National Treasury, Environmental Affairs, and National Planning Commission.
ConferenceMapping the Future of Development Economics
ConferenceTIPS Annual Forum 2015 - Regional Industrialization and Integration
ConferenceInequality - Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies
ConferenceUNU-WIDER International Development Conference in collaboration with the Central Institute of Economic Management (CIEM): Institutional Reforms for Transformation, Inclusion, and Sustainability
Economic transformation, inclusive growth, and environmental sustainability are core 21st century development challenges in both low- and middle-income countries. Every country has its own institutional history with an evolving balance between the...
ConferenceGlobal Development Network 15th Annual Development Conference: Structural Transformation in Africa and Beyond
UNU-WIDER Special Session: Thursday 19 June, 2014, 16:00-17:30 Lessons from UNU-WIDER research: Research and Communication on Foreign Aid ; Development Under Climate Change ; and Learning to Compete
ConferenceNordic Conference on Development Economics 2014
Organizers Pertti Haaparanta - Aalto University Finn Tarp - UNU-WIDER Jukka Pirttilä - UNU-WIDER Aalto University School of Business and UNU-WIDER in collaboration with the Nordic Network in Development Economics will organize the next Nordic...
ConferenceUNU-WIDER Information booth at the Development Studies Association 2013 Annual Conference
UNU-WIDER organized an information booth at the Development Studies Association 2013 Annual Conference in Birmingham, UK.