Migration and mobility – new frontiers for research and policy
WIDER Development Conference jointly organized with ARUA, 5-6 October 2017, in Accra, Ghana
Public economics for development
This WIDER Development Conference focuses on the lessons from modern public and development economics which can guide policy makers to reform tax and public provision systems.
Tax and development - What can we learn from the Finnish experience?
This seminar, held on July 7 in Maputo, will examine the relevance of the Finnish development experience from the Mozambican perspective.
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.
Measuring poverty and wellbeing in developing countries
This new Open Access book provides detailed analyses of poverty and wellbeing in developing countries, based on household surveys that have been ongoing for more than three decades.
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ConferenceMigration and mobility - new frontiers for research and policy
Working PaperDoes migration affect education of girls and young women in Tajikistan?
We study how migration affects education of girls in Tajikistan—the poorest post-Soviet state and one of the most remittance-dependent economies in the world...Female empowerment Girls' education Migration
Working PaperMigration and the autonomy of women left behind
This paper investigates the impact of migration of male household heads on the autonomy of their spouses...Migration women empowerment female autonomy
BlogWhy migrants need to be factored into responses to unexpected crises
No country is immune from unexpected crises, such as sudden breakouts of violence, war, or natural disasters...Migration Humanitarian assistance
PresentationThe root causes of large scale forced migration
Director Finn Tarp made a contribution on international migration in a policy seminar hosted by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.
VideoClimate Change and Migration
Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 3.1Climate change Vulnerability Ecology
PresentationUrbanization and development in Asia: Multidimensional perspectives
Presenter: Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, UNDP Nepal, formerly UNU-WIDER Senior Research Fellow. Over the last few decades, globalization has had a visible effect on urbanization and migration patterns across much of Asia. Analyses of migration patterns...
ProjectFragility and development
In recent years there is a growing concern within the international donor community regarding the plight of a special group of countries labeled as 'Fragile States'. These states, which according to current donor lists currently numbers more...Development and Finance Fragility Fragile states
Annual LectureWIDER Annual Lecture 6 - Winners and Losers in Two Centuries of Globalization
Professor Jeffrey Williamson of Harvard University accepted the invitation to deliver the 2002 Annual Lecture entitled ‘Winners and Losers in Two Centuries of Globalization’. It took place at the University of Copenhagen on 5 September 2002.