Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
In September 2019, UNU-WIDER is launching its inaugural Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Industrial Policy and the Challenge for Africa
Transforming economies – for better jobs
WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNESCAP, 11-13 September 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand
WIDER Seminar Series
Live streamed | The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. At the weekly sessions, early-career and senior researchers present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme.
Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED)
The SA-TIED programme looks at ways to support policy-making for inclusive growth and economic transformation in the southern Africa region.
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.
8 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
Book ChapterA Review of the Nature of Foreign Aid to the Energy Sector over the Last Two Decades
From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental SustainabilityForeign aid Energy sector Climate change
Book ChapterThe Effectiveness of Foreign Aid for Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Mitigation
From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental SustainabilityForeign aid Sustainable energy
From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental SustainabilityForeign aid Climate change Sustainable energy
BookAid Effectiveness for Environmental Sustainability
This collection examines the role that foreign aid can play in dealing with the severe global challenge of climate change, one of the most pressing international development issues of the 21st century...Foreign aid Climate change Sustainable energy
Working PaperEnergy futures modelling for African countries: LEAP model application
This study develops a scenario-based model to assess the current and future trends in energy demand in Africa and associated greenhouse gas emissions...Energy forecasting Energy efficiency Renewables
BlogEnvironmental change and economic development in Africa
The MIT Global Change Forum has gained an international reputation for serious, frank, and informed discussion of global climate change...Africa's Economic Development Climate change Sustainable energy
VideoThe Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions project - an interview with Channing Arndt
Channing Arndt , Senior Research Fellow of UNU-WIDER, presents the thinking behind this project and the study of implementation of clean energy policies. With the forthcoming Paris Conference of the Parties (CoP 21, December 2015) attention is...Sustainable energy Climate change mitigation Political economy