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.
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Journal ArticleIdentity Documents, Welfare Enhancement, and Group Empowerment in the Global South
Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based InequalityIdentity Legal empowerment Welfare
Book ChapterMarital trajectories and women's wellbeing in Senegal
From the book: Towards Gender Equity in DevelopmentDivorce Senegal Welfare
Journal ArticleFood access and subjective welfare in a developing country
Understanding the relationship between food access and welfare is critical in the design of social welfare policies, but the literature on this relationship is scarce...Food access Welfare Equivalent scale
Working PaperMarital trajectories and women’s wellbeing in Senegal
Divorce and widowhood followed by remarriage are common for women in Africa. A key question is how such discontinuous marital trajectories affect women’s wellbeing...Divorce Senegal Welfare
Working PaperEnergy system and economy-wide implications of a rapid transition to decarbonized energy in South Africa
Developed as well as developing countries will have to increase their ambition relative to their stated Nationally Determined Contributions to limit global temperature increases to 2°C above pre-industrial levels...Energy Climate policy Welfare