Think development – Think WIDER
WIDER Development Conference
The conference will showcase UNU-WIDER, its work, and the many people and institutions that are engaged with it. There will be panel discussions on all of the main themes and findings of UNU-WIDER’s research during 2009-18 — finance, food and climate change; and transformation, inclusion and sustainability. It will take stock of what we have learned, look to the future of development economics, and global development more broadly, serving as a bridge to fresh UNU-WIDER initiatives, aiming to mobilize evidence and action around the 2030 SDG agenda and its goals.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
2018 Nordic conference on development economics
Conference | 11-12 June 2018
Aalto University School of Business, University of Tampere and UNU-WIDER in collaboration with the Nordic Network in Development Economics will organize the 2018 Nordic Conference on Development Economics on 11-12 June 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. The conference aims at bringing together Nordic and international scholars for the exchange of ideas and discussion of recent results within theoretical and applied development economics research.Read more
502 past and upcoming events
Panel discussionOpen dialogue on inequality in the 21st century
PresentationMeasuring Inequality in the 21st Century
The Human Development Report Office , LIS , the Stone Center at the City University of New York (CUNY), UNU-WIDER and the World Inequality Lab will host a symposium on Measuring Inequality in the 21st Century. The 2-day event will be held 28-29...
SeminarSandra Halvorsen on factory employment and fertility decisions
Sandra Halvorsen will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 27 March 2019. Abstract – Factory employment and fertility decisions: Field experimental evidence from Ethiopia Female labor force participation and fertility rates are often found...
Policy seminarTony Addison presents at a high-level policy dialogue in Maputo
Project meetingFifth Steering Committee Meeting of the Myanmar Enterprise Monitoring System (MEMS)
The fifth Steering Committee Meeting on Myanmar Enterprise Monitoring System (MEMS) took place on 26 March at the Central Statistical Organization (CSO) Office, Naypyidaw, Myanmar. The meeting is part of the on-going project ' Towards inclusive...
PresentationLaunching Ceremony of the Myanmar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Qualitative Study Report (2018)
On 26 March the results and outcomes of the Myanmar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Qualitative Study Report (2018) , SAM engagement, and four in-depth Studies were presented at a launching ceremony in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The meeting brought...
SeminarPublic Forum on extractive industry and development
The Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme will host a public forum on 26 March 2019 on the topic of Extractive Industry and Development. The Chief Economist and Deputy Director of UNU-WIDER Tony Addison will give a presentation based on a major...
SeminarJames Robinson on an interpretation of African development
Project workshopMacro drivers of structural transformation
SeminarMargaret McMillan on structural change and labor productivity in sub-Saharan Africa
PresentationUNU-WIDER shares latest research at CSAE conference in Oxford
The Centre for the Study of African Economies 2019 conference on Economic Development took place 17-19 March in Oxford, UK. The conference showcased the latest research and featured panel discussions on current topics affecting economic development...
SeminarMichael Woolcock and Lant Pritchett on building state capability: evidence, analysis, action
SeminarVincenzo Salvucci presents at the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique 2019 seminar series
Vincenzo Salvucci, a researcher from the University of Copenhagen, will present a seminar on 13 March 2019 at the Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo. The seminar is titled Vulnerabilidade às Calamidades Naturais: Avaliação do...
SeminarResearch Fellows Sam Jones and Ricardo Santos present at the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique seminar series
UNU-WIDER Research Fellows Sam Jones and Ricardo Santos will present in a seminar on 6 March at the Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo. The topic of the seminar is the profile of students of the Eduardo Mondlane University. The presentation is...
Project workshopLabour market effects of structural change
WorkshopCourse on advanced poverty analysis
As part of the programme Inclusive Growth in Mozambique , researchers Vincenzo Salvucci and José Cardoso, will deliver a 5-day training course on advanced poverty analysis for officials from the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique...