WIDER Webinar Series
How is COVID-19 changing development?
The new webinar series features a line-up of eminent researchers and development specialists to present new research on the implications they foresee of COVID-19 for global development efforts and the economic and social impacts for the Global South.
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
Development challenges in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
Recordings from the two day online conference convened by UNU-WIDER on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in Africa are now available.Read more
UN at 75: slow death or a new direction?
Annual Lecture 24 | Mark Malloch-Brown
As the UN celebrates its 75th anniversary this WIDER Annual Lecture discusses whether the UN can reinvent itself, or whether it will sink into irrelevance?
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Achieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries – Towards LDC-V
Conference | 30 August - 1 September 2021 | Helsinki, Finland
This conference will bring together academic community, policy-makers and practitioners to solicit new thinking on the challenges and policy recommendations for LDCs for the next decade.Read more
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
43 past and upcoming events
ConferenceCOVID-19 and development - effects and new realities for the Global South
ConferenceAchieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries - LDC Future Forum
ConferenceThe keynote address at the IRSA 16th Annual Conference — Kunal Sen
Kunal Sen has been invited to give the Keynote Address at this year's Indonesian Regional Science Association's (IRSA) Annual Conference on 12 July. Professor Sen will speak on the main lessons from UNU-WIDER's project on ' The...
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
ConferenceRedistribución de ingreso y el rol de los impuestos y las transferencias monetarias en América Latina
El Instituto Mundial para la Investigación de Economía del Desarrollo de la Universidad de las Naciones Unidas (UNU-WIDER) junto con el equipo de EUROMOD del Instituto de Investigación Social y Económica (ISER) de la...
ConferenceIncome redistribution and the role of tax-benefit systems in Latin America
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...