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Stata training for Domestic savings country authors

Capacity development on using Stata software is provided to the country authors of The domestic savings shortfall in developing countries – what can be done about it? project. The training is provided virtually by UNU-WIDER Research Associate...

27 October 202129 October 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
Blog
I was a visiting PhD fellow at UNU-WIDER — this is my experience
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Virgi Agita Sari joined UNU-WIDER as a visiting PhD fellow in the summer of 2017. Coming from Indonesia, Virgi joined five other fellows from across the globe...

UNU-WIDER PhD Fellowship Capacity development Capacity building
Blog
How can research help Least Developed Countries achieve sustainable development?

The next decade is a make-or-break for the world’s most vulnerable countries. To tackle the unprecedented confluence of COVID-19, climate, and economic crises, new solutions are desperately needed...

Least Developed Countries Sustainable development Research
Blog
Co-creation for fair and efficient taxation: Research recommendations to improve policies

How can we determine the taxation of wage earners or multinational corporations in a fair manner? Will simplifying tax administration help increase tax compliance in a low-income country context?...

Taxation Administrative data Domestic revenue mobilization
Blog
International tax research: Why does more than numbers matter

Can tax research be inspiring? Looking back at the three years of collaboration between UNU-WIDER and the Uganda Revenue Authority ( URA ), the answer is yes – but even that is just the start...

Taxation Administrative data Domestic revenue mobilization
Blog
Being the change you want to see
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While growing up, I was troubled by the scale of the socioeconomic gap between the haves and the have-nots in the community around me...

Capacity building
Blog
Solving the PhD puzzle: My experience as a visiting PhD Fellow
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I am now in my fourth year as a PhD student in development studies at SOAS, University of London, working on my thesis, ‘The Dynamics of Chinese Private Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Ethiopia: A Comparison of Light Manufacturing Industry...

UNU-WIDER PhD Fellowship Capacity building
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Summer School 2019 2019 UNU-WIDER Summer School Capacity building Labour market Labour market participation
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Building skills to influence policy at home and abroad: Learning and growing with UNU-WIDER
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UNU-WIDER has featured prominently in my research career to date...

UNU-WIDER Summer School Capacity building
Blog
A summer of learning: Takeaways from the first UNU-WIDER Summer School
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As an applied economist working as a lecturer and researcher in Nigeria, opportunities to learn and exchange ideas with peers can be few and far between...

Labour market Household data Economic policy
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UNU-WIDER Summer School

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Capacity building Data Quantitative research
Book Chapter
Lessons Learnt about Foreign Aid for Climate Change Related Capacity-Building

From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental Sustainability

Foreign aid Climate change Capacity building
Book Chapter
Foreign Aid for Capacity Building to Address Climate Change

From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental Sustainability

Foreign aid Capacity building Climate change
Research Brief
Community development planning: Success and failure in the extractive sector Extractives Capacity building Community development
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Photos - AL16

The folk and the formula– pathways to capable states...

Capacity building Institutional economics Socio-Economic Transformation
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Presentation - AL16

The 2012 WIDER Annual Lecture was given by Professor Lant Pritchett. He discussed the importance of building state capability in developing countries for tackling long-term development challenges. View or download slides as pdf

Capacity building Institutional economics Socio-Economic Transformation
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