Sustainable Development Explorer
UNU has launched its Sustainable Development Explorer, a new campaign highlighting ongoing work to support each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity
The central goal of the project is to support inclusive growth, growth that substantially improves the living standards of the Mozambican population.
Book: Resetting the International Monetary (Non)System
This new Open Access book provides an analysis of the global monetary system and the necessary reforms that it should undergo to play an active role in the twenty-first century and proposes a comprehensive yet evolutionary reform of the system.
Policy brief: Africa's Lions
A survey of six major African economies — Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, and South Africa — shows that there are three major constraints which could reinforce a pattern of low growth accompanied with limited poverty-reduction
Research and policy briefs
Evidence-based policymaking is crucial. Use our publications search to browse nearly 200 briefs which highlight the findings and policy implications of our research.
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PresentationASREC Europe 2016
The Association for the Study of Religion, Economics and Culture (ASREC) held a conference at the University of Copenhagen on 16-17 May 2016.
Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 2.4Behavioral economics Poverty Income
PresentationOptimal taxation from a behavioral viewpoint: Implications for redistributive policies
Jukka Pirttilä presented 'Optimal taxation from a behavioral viewpoint: Implications for redistributive policies' at the University of Verona, Winter School of Inequality and social welfare theory, 2015...
ProjectNew approaches to measuring poverty and vulnerability
Theme: Climate changeNew Directions in Development Economics Poverty measurement Vulnerability