Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
In September 2019, UNU-WIDER is launching its inaugural Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Industrial Policy and the Challenge for Africa
Transforming economies – for better jobs
WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNESCAP, 11-13 September 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand
WIDER Seminar Series
Live streamed | 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.
Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED)
The SA-TIED programme looks at ways to support policy-making for inclusive growth and economic transformation in the southern Africa region.
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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Research BriefForeign Assistance in a Climate-Constrained World
The three goals of promoting development, adaptation to climate change, and climate change mitigation are in reality inseparable policy areas and as such there is a compelling case for addressing them simultaneously...Economic aspects (Finance) Climatic changes Economic assistance and foreign aid
BlogFrom the Editor's Desk (December 2011)
Tony Addison With the end of the year fast approaching, we bring you the last Angle of 2011. Here in Helsinki, the shortest day of the year is nearly upon us when we will have six hours of daylight...Economic aspects (Finance) Climatic changes Economic aspects (Right of property)
BlogFrom the Editor's desk (November 2011)
Tony Addison As we come to the end of November, the snow has yet to arrive in Helsinki...Economic aspects (Finance) Climatic changes Economic aspects (Raw materials)
Working PaperForeign Assistance in a Climate-Constrained World
The emergence of climate finance has the potential to catalyze positive changes in the institutional architecture and distribution mechanisms for financial flows to lower income countries...Climatic changes Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic aspects (Finance)
BookDevelopment Finance in the Global Economy: The Road Ahead
For much of the last 30 years the global economy has had a limited impact on poverty alleviation. But there are now grounds for optimism...Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Economic aspects (Finance)
Book ChapterFinancial Sector Development and Growth: The Chinese Experience
From the book: Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial DevelopmentCapital market Economic development Economic aspects (Finance)
Book ChapterFinancial Development and Income Inequality in Rural China, 1991-2000
From the book: Understanding Inequality and Poverty in ChinaEquality and inequality Economic aspects (Finance) Financial institutions
Book ChapterDevelopment Finance in the Global Economy: The Road Ahead
From the book: Development Finance in the Global EconomyEconomic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Economic aspects (Finance)
Working PaperFinancial Development and Income Inequality in Rural China 1991-2000
Financial development can exert a significant influence on the distribution of income...Equality and inequality Economic aspects (Finance) Financial institutions
Working PaperFinancial Sector Development and Growth: The Chinese Experience
This paper documents the financial and institutional developments of China during the past two decades, when China was successfully transformed from a rigid central-planning economy to a dynamic market economy following its unique path...Capital market Economic development Economic aspects (Finance)