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    SA-TIED hosts special session at ESSA Biennial Conference

    SA-TIED hosted a special session at the Economic Society of South Africa's 2023 Biennial Conference, held from the 12th to the 14th of September at the CSIR Convention Centre in Pretoria. This event was a dynamic gathering of economists...

    Breaking barriers, building economies: women in economic policy

    South Africa's Women's Day is 9 August. It is a time to honour women's extraordinary courage and resilience in the struggle for equality and freedom. During this month, South Africa celebrates the remarkable contributions of women across various...

    UNU-WIDER releases major report on peace, decent work, and greater equality

    UNU-WIDER’s 2019–2023 work programme has built a strong evidence base to support actions that contribute to more peaceful and effective states and more fair and sustainable societies. A synthesis report on the key findings of our work programme on...

    Sam Jones speaks at Africa Industrialization Day 2022 event

    On 8 December, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Mozambique organized, in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MIC) and the United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office (UN RCO) in Mozambique, a...

    Eva-Maria Egger at IGC panel on integration of migrants and refugees in Mozambique

    On 1 December 2022, Eva-Maria Egger, UNU-WIDER Research Fellow in the Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme (IGM), participated in a panel discussion on the short- and long-term integration of displaced people and refugees in Mozambique. The panel...

    Michael Keller discusses sustainable management of natural resources at IMD conference 2022

    The Institute for Multiparty Democracy (IMD), in partnership with the Ministry of Land and Environment (Ministério de Terra e Ambiente, MTA) and the National Petroleum Institute (Instituto Nacional de Petróleo, INP-MIREME), organized an international...

    Press Release: New research reveals close to $1 trillion in profits shifted to tax havens

    A new research paper published by the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) shows the first global estimates of profits shifted to tax havens between 1975-2019. The study documents a remarkable increase in profit shifting, with close to $1 trillion or 40% of multinational profits shifted to tax havens in 2019. Globally, 10% of corporate tax revenues are lost as a result.

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