Policy panel on war and reconstruction in Ukraine

On 9 May 2023, UNU-WIDER hosts an event bringing together international academics and national government representatives from Finland and Ukraine to debate new research and current policy challenges in the stabilization, recovery, and reconstruction of Ukraine.

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Sustainable Cities Discussion Forum on SDG 13: Climate Action

UNU-WIDER and the City of Helsinki have teamed up to create and host a series of inspirational discussion forums that highlight key UN Sustainable Development Goals and work being done to make these goals a reality. Join us live at the Helsinki City Hall for our next event or watch it online!

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WIDER Seminar Series

The WIDER Seminar Series provides a forum for for visiting scholars, UNU-WIDER researchers, external researchers, policymakers, and industry specialists to present the latest research on key topics in development economics. Wednesdays 15:00-16:00 on Zoom.

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9 past and upcoming events

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Revving up revenue for development – the role of domestic resource mobilization

The WIDER Development Conference on the role of domestic revenue mobilization in development takes place in Oslo, Norway, September 6–8, 2023.

6 September 2023 08:308 September 2023 17:30
Oslo, Norway
Project workshop
2023 SOUTHMOD workshop

On 5 September 2023, participants from six different time zones gather for a hybrid SOUTHMOD workshop to exchange experiences and knowledge on tax-benefit microsimulation modeling in developing countries. This is the first in-person SOUTHMOD workshop...

5 September 2023 10:005 September 2023 18:00
Oslo, Norway
Open for registration
Second UGAMOD retreat

The fourth training event on UGAMOD, the tax-benefit microsimulation model for Uganda, is organized as a five-day research retreat, intended to empower participants to use UGAMOD to answer their own policy questions. The retreat is composed of two...

10 July 2023 09:0014 July 2023 16:00
Uganda Revenue Authority, Kampala, Uganda
Tax administrative data work presented at Addis Tax Initiative General Assembly

Amina Ebrahim, UNU-WIDER Research Fellow and Jonathan Msoni, Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) Economist give a presentation at the Addis Tax Initiative (ATI) General Assembly in Lusaka, Zambia on 22 June 2023. Amina Ebrahim and Jonathan Msoni are...

22 June 2023 09:0022 June 2023 00:00
Lusaka, Zambia
SOUTHMOD presentation at the LOTTE-Skatt conference

The tax-benefit model LOTTE-Skatt is a key tool of Norwegian tax policy decision-making. To mark its 50th anniversary Statistics Norway and the Norwegian Ministry of Finance organise a conference in Oslo 15–16 June 2023. UNU-WIDER Research Associate...

15 June 2023 09:0016 June 2023 16:00
Radisson Red Oslo Økern, Oslo, Norway
Sefa Kwami Awaworyi Churchill on Temperature, climate change and household financial behaviour: evidence from Vietnam
14 June 2023 15:0014 June 2023 16:00
Hybrid, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Open for registration
Winter School research workshop

UNU-WIDER organised a Winter School on tax policy research in June-July 2022. In 8 June 2023, the participants of the Winter School come together for an online research workshop. The workshop aims to bring all the 27 participants together online, to...

8 June 2023 13:008 June 2023 15:00
Online, Finland
William Ferguson on A theory of triadic power with applications to leadership, collective action, and institutional evolution
7 June 2023 15:007 June 2023 16:00
Hybrid, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Open for registration
Kunal Sen presents on the good job challenge at IER-Hitotsubashi

On 1 June 2023, UNU-WIDER Director Kunal Sen attends IER-Hitotsubashi University to present in the Economic Development Workshop in the Center for Economic Institutions.

1 June 2023 14:00
Hitotsubashi University , Kunitachi, Japan
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