Developing Fiscal States in Africa
On 2 December 2021, at 15:00 CET (16:00 EET), UNU-WIDER and the OECD Development Centre will host an online panel discussion on Developing Fiscal States in Africa that brings together academia, policy practitioners and development partners. Read more
Annual Lecture 25 by Bina Agarwal
Women’s struggle for land in South Asia: Can legal reforms trump social norms? Join the online lecture on 9 December. Read more
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. Learn more
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Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
Our MOOC on industrial policy is open! Join this free self-paced course, with an instructor and regular opportunities to interact. Learn more
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NewsKunal Sen invited to expert consultation with UNIDO on manufacturing responses to COVID-19
UNU-WIDER Director Kunal Sen was invited to contribute to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization's (UNIDO) High-Level Expert Consultation (HLEC) which took place online on 18 May 2021. He joined eminent experts including Joseph E...Economic Transformation Database Structural transformation
PresentationKunal Sen contributes to UNIDO’s High-level Expert Consultation for the Industrial Development Report 2022
On 18 May UNU-WIDER Director, Kunal Sen , joins UNIDO’s High-Level Expert Consultation (HLEC) on Manufacturing responses to COVID-19: Lessons for governance and policy coordination in the face of global disasters . Kunal will present recent...
NewsFindings from new GGDC/UNU-WIDER database grab attention of academia and media Economic Transformation Database Economic transformation Deindustrialization
NewsPress Release: New data reveals developing economies are bucking trend of de-industrialization Economic Transformation Database Deindustrialization Economic transformation
BlogFrom the editor's desk: Focus on data
This month, a partnership between UNU-WIDER and the Groningen Growth and Development Center (GGDC) brings a new database on economic transformation public...Data Economic Transformation Database Income inequality
Working PaperA manufacturing renaissance? Industrialization trends in the developing world
This paper examines industrialization trends in developing countries...Industrialization Economic Transformation Database Manufacturing