Women’s struggle for land in South Asia: Can legal reforms trump social norms?
WIDER Annual Lecture 25 | Bina Agarwal
Have changes in the law giving legal equity in property improved women’s situation in practice? Have they closed the gender gap in actual land ownership and trumped restrictive social norms and customs? If not, is there a way forward?
Find out in the Annual Lecture | Online | 9 December | 16:00 (UCT+3)Read more
WIDER Webinar Series
Think WIDER Webinar Series – New perspectives on development
Think WIDER – New perspectives on development webinar series features a line-up of eminent researchers and development specialists who present their work and discuss new perspectives to the topic of global development.
Register to join the webinar live for your chance to ask questions and engage in the discussion! See the current list and registration links for the upcoming webinars.Read more
2021 WIDER Development Conference: COVID-19 and development – effects and new realities for the Global South
The 2021 WIDER Development Conference privided provide a platform for sharing knowledge on the effects of the pandemic in different regions across the Global South with the aim of connecting research and policy communities around the world to discuss how to move forward.
Session videos now available. More coming soon.Learn more
WIDER Seminar Series
The WIDER Seminar Series is back! Join us *ONLINE* for research seminars that showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics.Read more
In autumn 2021, the Seminar Series events take place on Wednesdays from 16:00–17:00 on Zoom.
36 past and upcoming events
ConferenceAchieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries - LDC Future Forum
ConferenceCOVID-19 and development - effects and new realities for the Global South
ConferenceBetter Jobs for Development 2021
The 5th annual Jobs and Development conference takes place online 1-3 September.
ConferenceDevelopment challenges in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
ConferenceEvidence to enhance inclusive growth
ConferenceBetter Jobs for Development
ConferenceCANCELLED: Global partnerships for sustainable development
ConferenceTransformation Towards Better Jobs
ConferenceTransforming economies - for better jobs
ConferenceInclusive Growth in Mozambique: Annual Conference
ConferenceThink development – Think WIDER
Conference2018 Nordic conference on development economics
ConferencePoverty and inequality in Mozambique: What is at stake?
This conference, part of the Inclusive growth in Mozambique project carried out with partners, will bring together government representatives, policy advisors, and development practitioners to discuss the latest results on, as well as methodologies...
ConferenceMigration and mobility - new frontiers for research and policy
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...