The end of poverty postponed?
Over a billion people living in poverty and a $500 million per day loss of income for the poorest people in the world could soon be reality. Blog by Andy Sumner, Chris Hoy, Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez discusses their new research.
Africa’s lockdown dilemma: High poverty and low trust
There is growing unease that blindly replicating the COVID-19 policy responses of high-income countries might inflict irreparable damage to poor households and foment social unrest in developing countries. Read more
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COVID-19: macroeconomic dimensions in the developing world
The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented global crisis. The task for economic policy is to help keep people alive, enterprises afloat, and households out of poverty.
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Journal Article: Tax-motivated transfer mispricing in South Africa - direct evidence using transaction data
This new Open Access article provides the first direct systematic evidence of profit shifting through transfer mispricing in a developing country.
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SeminarOpeyemi Akinyemi on green energy and green growth strategy for the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa
Opeyemi Akinyemi will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 17 April 2019. Abstract – Green energy and green growth strategy for the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa Sustainable development is gaining ground as a paradigm shift...
Workshop2011 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for green growth policy analysis and monitoring in Vietnam
Presentation Training Workshop under the project '2011 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for green growth policy analysis and monitoring in Vietnam' . Rob Davies and Dirk van Seventer provided the training to the SAM working team of the Central...
WorkshopDevelopment of Vietnam’s 2011 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) to facilitate the implementation of green growth strategy
Training Workshop under the project 'Development of Vietnam’s 2011 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) to facilitate the implementation of green growth strategy' . Rob Davies and Dirk van Seventer provided the training to the SAM working...
United Nations University's World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) and the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) are collaborating on a research programme which focuses on climate change and green development issues...
SeminarThe political economy of green growth
Finn Tarp, Director of UNU-WIDER delivered a seminar on ' The Political Economy of Green Growth' as part of the TCD/UCD Development Research Seminar Series 2012 organised by the Trinity International Development Initiative (TIDI) at Trinity...
ProjectAn energy social accounting matrix (SAM) for Vietnam
Theme: 2010-11Vietnam Social Accounting Matrix Green growth