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Seminar
K.A.S. Murshid on The Odds Revisited: Overcoming Underdevelopment - Lessons from the Bangladesh Journey
24 May 2022 16:00
Online, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, 00160, Helsinki, Finland
Open for registration
Working Paper
Wartime governance and state-building trajectories in post-conflict societies

To date, there is limited understanding about the consequences of wartime dynamics for post-war state-building processes...

Political violence War Conflict
Presentation
Jukka Pirttilä on personal income tax reform in Uganda

Jukka Pirttilä , UNU-WIDER Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, gives a presentation at the Tax for Development webinar series on 5 April 2022 (CET). The webinar series is hosted by Chr. Michelsen Institute . The topic of Pirttilä's...

5 April 2022
Online, Oslo, Norway
Past event
Lecture
Kunal Sen on institutions and development

UNU-WIDER Director Kunal Sen gives a lecture to the staff of the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis ( KIPPRA ). The topic of the lecture is Institutions and development. In his presentation Kunal Sen will discuss the role of...

18 March 2022
KIPPRA, Bishops Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Past event
Working Paper
Aid's impact on democracy

This paper investigates the impact of foreign aid on democratic outcomes using a panel of countries for the period between 1995 and 2018...

Foreign aid Democracy Democracy aid
Working Paper
Tax effort revisited: new estimates from the Government Revenue Dataset

Attention on domestic resource mobilization—particularly in developing countries—has increased significantly in recent years...

Tax effort Domestic revenue mobilization Tax
Lecture
IEA seminar — Digital Technologies: Limits and Opportunities for Economic Development

A discussion featuring Dani Rodrik, Daren Acemoglu, Mahdi Ghodsi, Kunal Sen, Albert Park, and Haroon Bhorat. These leading economists discuss the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the role of technology in shaping welfare outcomes in developing...

12 October 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
Think WIDER Webinar Series – New perspectives on development Development Political economy Aid policy
Journal Article
Data deprivations, data gaps and digital divides: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

This study draws lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for the relationship between data-driven decision making and global development...

Data science Data Artificial intelligence
Working Paper
Clientelism, public goods provision, and governance

It is widely believed that clientelism—the giving of material goods in return for electoral support—is associated with poorer development outcomes...

Clientelism Development Benefit programmes
Project workshop
Tax and development workshop

The Tax and Development workshop will bring together researchers, tax experts and practitioners to exchange experiences on using administrative tax data in their respective countries for research purposes. The event will be attended by 40 experts...

11 May 2021
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Blog
Data for better tax policy analysis: Introducing the latest version of the Government Revenue Dataset

Thanks to the updated version of the Government Revenue Dataset ( GRD ) we are now able to gain a clear picture of tax and other revenue trends in over 190 countries over the past four decades, up until 2018...

Government revenue Taxation Data
Blog
Nobel Peace Prize acknowledges link between preventing hunger and promoting peace

Professor Patricia Justino is a leading expert on the links between political violence and economic development. Her work has greatly expanded knowledge about the intersection between poverty, food insecurity, and conflict...

Conflict Peace Hunger
Working Paper
Data, global development, and COVID-19: Lessons and consequences

The COVID-19 pandemic holds at least seven lessons for the relationship between data-driven decision making, the use of artificial intelligence, and development...

Data science Data Artificial intelligence
UNDP-Bangladesh-COVID19 How is COVID-19 changing development? WIDER Webinar Series COVID-19 Development
Policy Brief
Eight lessons on small and medium-sized enterprises in Vietnam SMEs Microeconomics Private sector
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