Migration and mobility – new frontiers for research and policy
WIDER Development Conference jointly organized with ARUA, 5-6 October 2017, in Accra, Ghana
WIDER Annual Lecture 21 by Sabina Alkire
How are people poor? – Measuring global progress towards zero poverty and the SDGs, Helsinki, 24 October 2017
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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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Working PaperExplaining gender differences in preference for self-employment among tertiary graduates in Ghana
We examine gender differences in ambitions and expectations of jobseekers concerning self-employment, an increasingly proposed option for youth in economies with limited wage employment...Gender Ghana Graduate employability
ProjectPromoting entrepreneurial capacity
Entrepreneurship can play an important role in structural economic change and in improving wellbeing. Governments and international institutions are investing increasing resources to promote entrepreneurship. This project aims at a greater...Development and Finance Entrepreneurship Economic development