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.
41 past and upcoming events
Policy seminarDistributional Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Zambia
Policy seminarCash Plus dissemination event
Policy seminarAssessing Presumptive Tax Policy in Uganda
This online event will be organized to introduce the results of an assessment of presumptive tax policy in Uganda. The seminar will cover effect estimates of Uganda's recent presumptive tax reform and recommendations for amending the tax regime...
Policy seminarSA-TIED policy dialogue – Macroeconomics and inequality in South Africa
Policy seminarLinkages between Special Economic Zone investments and the local economy
Policy seminarSA-TIED policy dialogue — International trade and global value chains
Policy seminarSA-TIED policy dialogue — Climate-related investments: now or later?
Policy seminarSA-TIED policy dialogue – Tax and benefit responses to COVID-19 in South Africa
Policy seminarFindings from recent research based on Ugandan administrative tax data
Policy seminarPolitical economy of ethnic inequalities and exclusion: Implications for development policy
The Chief Economist Team at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) will host a policy seminar with UNU-WIDER Senior Research Fellow Rachel Gisselquist as a part of the SIDA Evidence for Action Seminar Series. The seminar,...
Policy seminarChanging technologies and the jobs of tomorrow
Watch the live stream recording United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will organize a three-day...
Policy seminarPresentation of MOZMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Mozambique
Policy seminarLaunch of UGAMOD - a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Uganda
Policy seminarTony Addison presents at a high-level policy dialogue in Maputo
Policy seminarUNU-WIDER at the World Village Festival
UNU-WIDER, with other UN agencies and affiliates, is present at the World Village Festival 2018. The festival takes place 26-27 May 2018 in Helsinki, Finland.
Policy seminarEnterprise development: How are Mozambican manufacturing firms doing? Findings from 2017
On 23 April 2018, the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique project hosted a public forum to share the results of its report on the business landscape for Mozambican manufacturing firms. The event sheds light on the current challenges faced by micro-,...