Developing Fiscal States in Africa
On 2 December 2021, at 15:00 CET (16:00 EET), UNU-WIDER and the OECD Development Centre will host an online panel discussion on Developing Fiscal States in Africa that brings together academia, policy practitioners and development partners. Read more
Annual Lecture 25 | Bina Agarwal
Women’s struggle for land in South Asia: Can legal reforms trump social norms? Join the online lecture on 9 December. Read more
Think WIDER Webinar Series – New perspectives on development
Think WIDER – New perspectives on development webinar series features a line-up of eminent researchers and development specialists who present their work and discuss new perspectives to the topic of global development. Learn more
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Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
Our MOOC on industrial policy is open! Join this free self-paced course, with an instructor and regular opportunities to interact. Learn more
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WorkshopSTATA intermediate course for revenue authorities
A new 3-day Stata Intermediate training course is provided to 21 participants, representing researchers and tax experts at revenue authorities and research institutes in Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The course is prepared and presented by...
WorkshopStata introduction course for revenue authorities
An online Stata introduction course was provided to 38 participants, representing researchers and tax experts at the revenue authorities and research institutes in Zambia and Tanzania. Stata is a software for statistics and data science. The aim of...
Working PaperWho benefits from job training programmes?: Evidence from a high-dosage programme in Brazil
Using admission lotteries and registry data linking labour market outcomes, we study the effect of a vocational training programme focused on disadvantaged individuals in Brazil...Training Employment Entrepreneurship
NewsMinistry of Economy and Finance trains social sectors in MOZMOD
A six-day MOZMOD retreat, organized in partnership between the National Directorate of Economic and Development Policies (DNPED) of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique, UNU-WIDER, the Southern Africa for Social Policy Research Insights...MOZMOD SOUTHMOD Social sectors
WorkshopCode development training for Tanzania Revenue authority
UNU-WIDER organized an online code development training workshop using the Stata statistical software for the Tanzania Revenue Authority ( TRA ) staff on 20 January 2021. The objective of the training was to build the technical capacity of the TRA...
WorkshopFourth training on MOZMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Mozambique
This online workshop was the fourth training event on the MOZMOD model , organized by UNU-WIDER, the Southern African Social Policy Research Institute ( SASPRI ), Ministry of Economics and Finance, Mozambique , and ILO Mozambique . The participants...
Project workshopThird training round on ECUAMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ecuador
Project workshopThird training on MOZMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Mozambique
Working PaperGender matters: Private sector training in Vietnamese SMEs
In many developing countries the skill base is a cause of concern with respect to international competition. Firm-provided training is generally seen as an important tool for bridging the skills gap between labour force and private sector demand...Training Wages SMEs