Mining for Change
This new open access book presents research undertaken to understand how better management of the revenues and opportunities associated with natural resources can accelerate diversification and structural change in Africa.... Read more
Women in Science
On 11 February the world celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. UNU-WIDER, along with other institutes across United Nations University, are taking this day of celebration a step further with a month long campaign ... Read more
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.
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.
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.
Transforming economies – for better jobs
WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNESCAP, 11-13 September 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand
8 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
VideoFood Production Systems
Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 3.3Agriculture Productivity Climate change
Policy seminarFood price policy in an era of market instability - a political economy analysis
PresentationDistributional Impacts of the 2008 Global Food Price Spike in Vietnam
Presented at: A Festschrift in Honor of Per Pinstrup-Andersen : New Direction in the Fight Against hunger and Malnutrition. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. Presentation See full programme New directions in the fight against hunger and...
Project meetingPolicymakers' responses to food price crises
Policymakers' responses to food price crises: Results from a 14-Country political economy study
Project meetingPolitical economy of food price policy
This was the third and final meeting of participants in the Political Economy of Food Price Policy project , which is jointly led by UNU-WIDER, Cornell University, and the University of Copenhagen and partially supported by the Bill and Melinda...
WorkshopSecond project workshop of the political economy of food price policy
Collaborating Institutions in this project were Cornell University and the University of Copenhagen. Please refer to the research page for more information: The Political Economy of Food Price Policy .
WorkshopThe political economy of food price policy
Please refer to the The Political Economy of Food Price Policy project page for more information.
ConferenceUNU-WIDER 25th Anniversary Conference: The Triple Crisis – Finance, Food and Climate Change
In the 25 years of UNU-WIDER’s existence both foundational and responsive research have been carried out, aiming to be innovative and relevant in advancing development economics research and policy-making with a strong focus on poverty...