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UNU-WIDER @ 30

2015 marks the 30th anniversary of UNU-WIDER. The Institute opened its doors in 1985. It has been quite a ride ever since. We have had thousands of economists and other social scientists through those Helsinki doors since 1985...

Climatic changes History (Economics) Equality and inequality
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Distributional 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...

13 December 201314 December 2013
Cornell University, 109 Tower Rd, Ithaca, United States
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Blog
Development Agenda after 2015: Finishing the Job we have Started
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9 May 2013 Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Development Imagine a world where global poverty is at a record low; growth in Africa—at a record high; EU development aid—unprecedentedly generous...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Education Environment
Blog
Aid and the Social Sectors: Reflections from the Stockholm Results Meeting

17 April 2013 Tony Addison and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa We learnt much from the ReCom Results meeting on 13th March in Stockholm on aid and the social sectors...

Children Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic growth
Blog
Reflecting Change: The Second Edition of ‘From Poverty to Power’
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Duncan Green Updating a book on contemporary events can be unnerving. In the intervening years, events and new thinking combine to expose the weaknesses of any text...

Democracy Ecology Economic development
Policy Brief
Can We Eradicate Hunger?

World hunger is prevalent yet receives relatively less attention compared to poverty. The MDGs have taken a step to address this with the resolution of halving the number of starving people in the world by 2015...

Food security Human rights Hunger
Project
Gender and food security

Theme: 2006-07

UNU-WIDER’s recent project ‘Hunger and Food Security’ exerted a strong attraction for academia, international organizations (FAO, WFP, and UNCTAD), civil society organizations, and the media. The first project meeting, held in...

Poverty Inequality and Well-being Hunger
Book Chapter
Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Concepts and Issues

From the book: War, Hunger, and Displacement

Humanitarian assistance Hunger Natural disasters
Working Paper
The Age of Humanitarian Emergencies

The Age of Humanitarian Emergencies makes an effort to define and operationalize a humanitarian emergency...

Humanitarian assistance Hunger Natural disasters
Book
The Political Economy of Hunger: Selected Essays

Hailed in its initial publication as a work with urgent implications for countless lives, Dréze and Sen's The Political Economy of Hunger is the classic analysis of an extraordinary paradox: in a world of food surpluses and satiety, hunger kills ...

Famines Food security Hunger
Book Chapter
The Food Problems of Bangladesh

From the book: The Political Economy of Hunger

Agriculture and state Famines Food security
Book Chapter
Introduction to The Political Economy of Hunger

From the book: The Political Economy of Hunger

Famines Food security Hunger
Book Chapter
The Intrafamily Distribution of Hunger in South Asia

From the book: The Political Economy of Hunger

Hunger Women
Book Chapter
Famine Prevention in Africa: Some Experiences and Lessons

From the book: The Political Economy of Hunger

Agriculture Hunger Public goods
Book Chapter
An Independent Press and Anti-hunger Strategies

From the book: The Political Economy of Hunger

Hunger Poverty Public goods
Book
Nutrition and Poverty

This volume addresses issues arising from the definition and measurement of poverty in terms of nutritional status. A high degree of nutritional deprivation is considered to be an indicator of poverty...

Food security Food supply Hunger
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