Have you heard about the GGDC/UNU-WIDER Economic Transformation Database?
The new database provides crucial information on changes in the economic structure of economies across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Preliminary findings suggest a trend reversal in many developing countries towards industrialization. Read more
How is COVID-19 changing development? A WIDER Webinar Series
Check out the upcoming WIDER Webinar Series events to hear from renowned researchers on the impact of COVID-19 on development, and the implications for the Global South. Recordings of past events available too. Click here for more details
Development challenges in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
UNU-WIDER organized a two-day online conference on the impact of COVID-19 in Africa, recordings and presentations now available
NEW: Domestic Revenue Mobilization (DRM) programme
The aim of UNU-WIDER’s DRM programme is to help improve developing countries’ tax systems and to strengthen their domestic capacities for revenue collection. The DRM programme is financed by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad). More
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Life with Corona, a global survey tracking the social and economic impacts of COVID-19 around the world has just been released with updated questions. Take part in the survey here, and share the link with your colleagues, friends and family! Read more
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BlogDo we have the right balance?: Aggregate population health and COVID-19
The world has been shaken by unprecedented efforts in the name of public health. But, efforts to arrest COVID-19 were not initially formulated with a comprehensive view of the public health in mind ...COVID-19 Global health Population health
BlogMigrant workers in the Covid-19 pandemic
Millions of migrant workers around the world provide valuable income for their families and contribute more broadly to the economies of both their home and host countries...COVID-19 Migration Global health
In the mediaResearcher from Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme interviewed on COVID-19 impact in Mozambique
Sam Jones, UNU-WIDER Research Fellow, comments on possible socioeconomic effects of coronavirus in Mozambique to Zitamar News.COVID-19 Global health Mozambique
BlogWhen COVID-19 comes to Africa
There is no telling how long it will take to bring the COVID-19 coronavirus under control, or how many people will be affected...COVID-19 Global health Africa