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.

This webinar series continues from where the previous one left off, discussing the world that needs to worry not only about COVID-19 but also other pressing problems such as climate change and growing inequality.

Catch up on recordings of all our past webinars on our YouTube channel.

Past events

Tuesday 24 May
16:00 UTC+3
K.A.S. Murshid, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies
Darlene K. Mutalemwa, Mzumbe University
The odds revisited: Overcoming underdevelopment – Lessons from the Bangladesh journey

Video recording (YouTube)
Tuesday 8 March
16:00 UTC+2
Ashwini Deshpande, Ashoka University
Janneke Pieters, Wageningen University
Special Women's Day webinar: Women's work – Routes to social and economic empowerment

Video recording (YouTube)
Tuesday 1 February
16:00 UTC+2
Diana Mitlin, Global Development Institute
Michael Danquah, UNU-WIDER
Why urban poverty in sub-Saharan Africa needs more attention

Video recording (YouTube)
Tuesday 30 November
16:00 UTC+2
Joseph Asunka, Afrobarometer
Emmanuel Gyimah-Boadi, Afrobarometer
Afrobarometer and SDG Scorecards: Tracking progress toward sustainable development in Africa

Video recording (YouTube)
Tuesday 2 November
16:00 UTC+2
Brian Levy, Johns Hopkins University
Alan Hirsch, University of Cape Town
Why ‘good governance’ is not enough: Can South Africa meet the challenge of economic inclusion?

Video recording (YouTube)
Tuesday 5 October
16:00 UTC+3
Luis Felipe López Calva, UNDP
Discussant: Carlos Gradín, UNU-WIDER
Escaping the trap of low growth and high inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean

Video recording (YouTube)