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
31 past and upcoming events
Conference17th Nordic conference on development economics 2018
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...
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