WIDER Seminar Series
The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. At the weekly sessions, early-career and senior researchers present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme.
In addition to providing a forum for both academic debate and training, the series presents an opportunity for local policy makers and others interested in development to learn about the latest research methods and findings.
The programme for 2019 features, in addition to UNU-WIDER researchers, notable guest speakers, including a presentation from James A. Robinson, University of Chicago, on business and fragility in Africa; Ashwini Deshpande, Delhi University on women's participation in the labour force; and Maurizio Bussolo presenting a new World Bank Report.
The Seminar Series events take place on Wednesdays from 15:00-16:00 at UNU-WIDER except where indicated with an asterisk. Further details coming soon. For more information and to regsiter your attendance email: email@example.com
2019 - Quarter 1
The Seminar Series events take place on Wednesdays from 15-16:00 at UNU-WIDER except where indicated with an asterisk.
This event will take place from 14:00-15:00
Maurizio Bussolo, World Bank
Towards a new social contract – taking on distributional tensions in Europe and Central Asia
Constanza Biavaschi, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway)
Taking the skill bias out of global migration
Ashwini Deshpande, University of Delhi
Choice, constraints and cultural norms: understanding factors underlying women's labour force participation
Dilip Mookherjee, Boston University
Decentralized targeting of agricultural credit in West Bengal: private vs. political intermediaries
Michael Woolcock, World Bank
Lant Pritchett, Harvard University
Building state capability: evidence, analysis, action
|20 March||Margaret McMillan, Tufts University|
James Robinson, University of Chicago
Business and fragility in Africa – solution or problem